Tag Archives: Naval Medical Center San Diego

DoD Names Sites to Test COVID-19 Vaccine; Hon. Tom McCaffery Quoted

Hon. Tom McCaffery

The Department of Defense (DoD) has named five DoD locations to participate in the Phase III trial evaluating the vaccine candidate under development by AstraZeneca for Operation Warp Speed (OWS), the department’s goal to deliver safe and effective vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 by 2021. The study will investigate people who are at an increased risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection. 

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Naval Hospital Performs Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant

A team of dermatologists at the Naval Medical Center in San Diego, California has conducted an allogeneic mesenchymal stem cell procedure on a U.S. Navy veteran, marking the first such operation at a U.S. military treatment facility. The Navy said Wednesday physicians used stem cells from a donor’s bone marrow to address the patient’s skin …

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