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A Renewed Fight Against the Diseases of the Poor

August 9th, 2017|News|

Chagas Disease: The Kiss of Death?

August 9th, 2017|Blog|

It’s sometimes called “the kiss of death.” American trypanosomiasis, more commonly known as Chagas disease, is classified as one of the 10 most important neglected tropical diseases by the World Health Organization (WHO). It’s caused by the bite of a [...]

Health Security is as Important to America’s Future as Border Security

August 1st, 2017|News|

A World Without Antibiotics

July 20th, 2017|News|

IDRI Teams with WSOS for Summer Internships for UW Students

July 17th, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | July 17, 2017: With a focus on training the next generation of global health scientists, the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is partnering with the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship (WSOS) to provide four internships [...]

True Detective: Diagnosing the Hard to Detect

July 11th, 2017|Blog|

Over the years, IDRI has developed expertise in diagnosing the hard to detect – from leprosy, which was determined based on hard-to-recognize clinical symptoms, to leishmaniasis, which previously utilized painful procedures including aspirating liver or spleen tissue. Malaria also has [...]

PhD or No PhD: Two Pathways to Success

June 26th, 2017|Blog|

One of the features of IDRI is the variety of jobs and career paths we have – from operations to quality control to formulations to preclinical work to drug hunting. Each performs a vital role in building an organization able [...]

Mankind vs. Microbes: What Keeps You Up at Night?

June 8th, 2017|Blog|

“I did it to keep you safe.” Lynda Stuart, MD, of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation shared a memory from her childhood in the Caribbean: After being immunized for BCG (the vaccine given in some part of the world [...]

New POC Test May Enable Broad Screening for Chagas Disease

June 2nd, 2017|News|

by Leo O'Connor, Senior Editor, 360Dx, GenomeWeb June 2, 2017 NEW YORK (360Dx) – A point-of-care diagnostic test for Chagas disease, a risky infection threatening an increasing portion of the population, could be just what's needed in resource-poor regions [...]

IDRI Expands Leadership with Addition of Chief Medical Officer; New Chief Scientific Officer

June 1st, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | June 1, 2017 : The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) announced today that Corey Casper, MD, MPH, has joined IDRI’s executive team as its Chief Medical Officer. Casper comes to IDRI from the Fred [...]

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