Department of Defense Infectious Disease Research and Development – U.S. and International Locations
- U.S. Army and U.S. Navy
Federal Government, Health Care
Parsons is contributing to the future of health care through innovative research and technology solutions. We manage complex biomedical research and development programs concerning infectious disease, vaccine development initiatives, infectious disease risk and surveillance for our deployed warfighters, and outreach with academic institutions to further advance vaccine delivery systems and host response.
- Supporting U.S. Army and U.S. Navy infectious diseases research programs in medical countermeasure development, microbial genomics, and disease surveillance
- Employing molecular biology techniques for vaccine candidate selection
- Supporting U.S. Army and U.S. Navy primary investigators developing animal potency protocol writing, amending, and reporting to the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
- Overseeing product quality through proper production and testing
- Facilitating the procurement, shipment, and tracking of research-related materials and samples
- Designing and maintaining databases, performing bioinformatics, and data analysis on research outcomes
Military Malaria Research Program
We provide technical and administrative support for the Malaria Vaccine Research Branch at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research for the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity. Our staff support cutting-edge work in malaria serology, flow cytometry, cellular immunology, and structural vaccinology labs.
Operational Infectious Diseases Department, Naval Health Research Center
We provide infectious disease surveillance and lab research support services at the Navy Health Research Center (NHRC) in San Diego, CA. Our work is instrumental to supporting the surveillance of infectious diseases at military treatment facilities and Department of Defense bases worldwide, diagnosing and characterizing pathogens from clinical specimens collected during surveillance, and supporting research and clinical activities at NHRC San Diego.
U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru
We support research on and surveillance of a wide range of infectious diseases of military or public health significance in the region, including malaria, dengue fever, yellow fever, viral encephalitis, leishmaniasis, and Chagas disease, and enteric diseases such as shigellosis and typhoid fever.
A purpose-designed group of experts, technology, and products, our Biosurveillance and Environmental Sciences sector is focused on keeping humans healthy and safe. Whether addressing known and emerging biological threats, chemical contaminants, or other hazards, we leverage existing capabilities and rapidly expand knowledge to address gaps and anticipate priorities. Learn more about how we’re keeping humans healthy and safe.