The Multidrug-Resistant Organism Repository and Surveillance Network (MRSN), a department within WRAIR's Bacterial Diseases Branch, is a unique entity that serves as the primary surveillance organization for antibiotic-resistant bacteria across the Army, Navy, and Air Force.
Research Transition Office (RTO) is the DOD’s gold standard for transitioning health-related research to the field by developing, evaluating, and disseminating knowledge products for Soldiers and their families in partnership with key stakeholders such as Army Resiliency Directorate (ARD; HQDA, G-1), Army Office of the Surgeon General, the Military Operational Medicine Research Program (MOMRP), and the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).
Statistics and Epidemiology supports WRAIR's efforts to understand and solve the medical threats to Soldiers through timely, relevant, and high-quality statistical support to a diverse array of research endeavors including infectious diseases, chronic diseases, behavioral health concerns, and battlefield and non-battle injuries.
These techniques are used to identify emerging and existing threats to Soldier readiness and lethality as well as evaluate the impact and efficacy of developed products.
WRAIR's Veterinary Services Program (VSP) supports the conduct of preclinical research at WRAIR. Providing quality veterinary medical care and environmental enrichment programs for all animals, VSP provides regulatory guidance and research support. In addition, VSP trains military veterinarians chosen by the DOD Laboratory Animal Medicine Residency Training Program and provides animal handling workshops for investigators, research support staff, veterinary staff, and animal care personnel.
WRAIR's Leishmania Diagnostics Laboratory (LDL) in Silver Spring, Md., is the only College of American Pathologist (CAP) accredited leishmaniasis reference diagnostic laboratories in North America. LDL provides Leishmania testing services to U.S. Service Members, their beneficiaries and DOD civilian employees located in the continental United States (CONUS) and outside the continental United States (OCONUS).