Department of Medicine, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System
College of Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center
Chetan Jinadatha reports that he is the principal investigator on various projects that have been funded by Xenex Disinfection Services under a cooperative research and development agreement between the Department of Veterans Affairs and Xenex Disinfection Services. He is also the inventor of record for a patent pending technology named "Methods for organizing the disinfection of one or more items contaminated with biological agents," which is owned by the Department of Veterans Affairs and has been licensed to Xenex Disinfection Services. He reports that he does not own shares, investments or partnerships in Xenex Disinfection Services or any other company relevant to the chapter. He also reports receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Department of Veterans Affairs.