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CDC Awards Emergent BioSolutions New Anthrax Vaccine Development Funds

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The Department of Health and Human Services has tapped Emergent BioSolutions to further develop a new anthrax vaccine under a 30-month, $31 million contract with funding and technical support from the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority. HHS said Monday the new vaccine, called NuThrax, will work to improve on the existing licensed vaccine as ...

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Jerome Hauer Joins Chertoff Group as Security Services Principal; Michael Chertoff Comments

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Jerome Hauer, formerly commissioner of New York’s homeland security and emergency services division, has joined Chertoff Group as principal within the firm’s security services practice. He will be part of Chertoff’s team that works to assist customers in establishing risk reduction and management strategies and executing business continuity plans, Chertoff said ...

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Steve Comber: Leidos to Support NIH Grants, Research Mgmt System

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Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) will provide information technology services to the National Institutes of Health‘s Electronic Research Administration under a potential five-year, $113 million contract for work to support eRA’s electronic systems. The company said Monday that eRA develops, maintains and deploys electronic systems that manage information on NIH and Department of Health and ...

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InfoReliance to Help HHS Move to Microsoft Office 365; Eric Olson Comments

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InfoReliance has received a potential five-year, $92 million blanket purchase agreement to support the Department of Health and Human Services‘ migration of email and enterprise collaboration systems to the cloud-based Microsoft Office 365. The company said Thursday it will provide HHS with email-as-a-service as the agency aims to transition to the Microsoft (NASDAQ: ...

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HHS Taps Profectus BioSciences for Ebola, Marburg Vaccine R&D

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The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Profectus BioSciences an $8.6 million contract to further develop and test a vaccine designed to treat infections caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses. HHS said Tuesday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers research and development of Profectus’ Ebola and Marburg filovirus vaccine rVSVN4CT1. ...

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Mary Schwarz: ICF to Help National Cancer Institute Run Anti-Tobacco Program

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ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has won a potential five-year, $100 million blanket purchase agreement to provide communications support to the National Cancer Institute for a tobacco cessation program. The company said Monday the BPA with the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health and NCI covers messaging strategy support and added communications work across several types ...

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Richard Dinnis Joins Ardent Federal Solutions as CEO

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Richard Dinnis, former chief operating officer at Digital Consultants, has been named CEO at Gaithersburg, Md.-based Ardent Federal Solutions, GovCon Wire has learned. Prior to Digital Consultants, Dinnis was COO at federal government technology services company IntePros Federal for almost eight years.  Intepros Federal is a federal services firm which focuses ...

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