Biological, Chemical and Nuclear Threats
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- Biosecurity Implications for the Synthesis of Horsepox, an Orthopoxvirus. November 2017.
- Expert Views on Biological Threat Characterization for the U.S. Government: A Delphi Study. March 2017.
- Biological Threats in the 21st Century. August 2016.
- Improving Security through International Biosafety Norms. This project examined what norms and expectations nations should have of each other to maintain a biosafety infrastructure capable of preventing and mitigating consequences from a catastrophic laboratory accident. July 2016.
Events and Multimedia
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- The FDA's Evolving Role in MCM Development. Dr. Luciana Borio, MD, FDA Assistant Commissioner for Counterterrorism Policy and Acting Deputy Chief Scientist, describes the administration's evolving role in developing medical countermeasures, including some FDA successes and remaining challenges. February 2014.
- The Center at 15: Our History in Biosecurity, Our Future in Health Security. Tom Inglesby, Anita Cicero, Center staff, and distinguished friends highlight our leadership biosecurity and our future in health security to mark the Center’s 15-year anniversary. May 2013.
Testimony or Briefings
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- Bioterrorism: Assessing the Threat. Dr. Inglesby describes the commonalities among bioterrorism and other major biological threats confronting the nation--antimicrobial resistance, new pandemics, the possibility of accidental release of an engineered contagious pathogen bioterrorism--to make the case for strengthening our ability to respond and not letting our guard down. February 2014.