Military Medical Research Leads to 18 New Cancer Drugs, other Devices

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The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) is well known among medical researchers around the world as a hub of cutting-edge healthcare innovation that has impacted health care development inside and outside the military for decades.

Based at Fort Detrick, Maryland, the CDMRP is officially a part of the U.S. Army Futures Command, Medical Research and Development Command. In just the past year, they’ve been working on new, high-tech treatments for major health problems like cancer, severe hearing loss and genetic diseases like muscular dystrophy.

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