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Humanetics, U.S. Department of Defense University Form Agreement

April 1, 2005

An agreement has been formed between Humanetics Corporation, Minneapolis, MN, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) and the Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc., (HJF). The focus of this agreement is to develop and commercialize nutritional supplements and drugs that show promise in supporting and protecting the immune system against challenges from exposure to radiation resulting from terrorist attack or nuclear incident. Through a Master Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA), Humanetics will sponsor a new research program with two branches of USU, the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) and the F. Edward Ebert School of Medicine.