NIH CounterACT Program

“The CounterACT Program supports basic and translational research aimed at the identification of better therapeutic medical countermeasures against chemical threat agents, and facilitates their movement through the drug development and regulatory process in collaboration with other federal partner departments, agencies, and initiatives.”  (9/24/18 – See NIH CounterACT Program)

Other funded CounterACT Research Centers of Excellence include:

UMDNJ/Rutgers University CounterACT Research Center of Excellence 
Jeffrey D. Laskin, Ph.D.
RBHS-School of Public Health

Development of Antidotes for Toxic Gases
Carl W. White, M.D.
University of Colorado, Denver

Novel Anticonvulsant and Neuroprotective Therapies for TETS and OP Intoxication 
Pamela J. Lein, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis

Advancing Novel Cyanide Countermeasures
Calum A. MacRae, M.D., Ph.D.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Barrier Damage and The Immune Cascade Northwestern University CounterACT Center of Excellence
Kurt Lu, MD
Northwestern University at Chicago