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IDRI’s 6th annual Geek Gift Guide

December 6th, 2017|Blog|

The clock is ticking; the pressure is on. It’s time to buy holiday gifts! The question is: what are you going to get your favorite geek? As a scientific organization, IDRI is full of self-proclaimed geeks who have a few [...]

TB and Antimicrobial Resistance Go Hand-in-Hand

November 13th, 2017|Blog|

Every year the World Health Organization releases its global report on tuberculosis. For the past few years, this has provided sobering reading. Tuberculosis is the biggest killer among infectious diseases, surpassing both AIDS and malaria. In 2016, there were 1.7 [...]

MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest

November 9th, 2017|Events|

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 MIT Enterprise Forum Northwest 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 Seattle University, Pigott Auditorium, Seattle, WA  98122 IDRI's Tanya Parish, Senior Vice President of Drug Discovery, will be a featured panelist as the MIT Enterprise Forum [...]

Seattle Lawyer Cindy Runger Joins IDRI Board of Directors

October 19th, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle, WA | Oct. 19, 2017: Cindy Runger, a senior finance and legal executive who most recently served in a leadership role with U.S. Trust, has joined the Board of Directors of IDRI (Infectious Disease Research [...]

Site of First Human Study of Vaccine for Leprosy

October 13th, 2017|News|

First Leprosy Vaccine Makes Initial Step Toward Human Use

October 13th, 2017|News|

Promising New Leprosy Vaccine Moves into Human Trials

October 12th, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEATTLE, WA, & GREENVILLE, SC | Oct. 12, 2017: Today marks a significant step forward in the prevention and treatment of leprosy as the Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) and American Leprosy Missions announce the start of a [...]

IDRI Collaborates on Novel Vaccine for Ebola & Other Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses

October 5th, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Oct. 5, 2017: IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is part of a new consortium formed to prepare and test a vaccine formulation designed to protect against the Ebola, Sudan, Marburg, and Lassa fever viruses. If successful, [...]

5th Annual Around the World with IDRI Celebration

September 13th, 2017|Events|

Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 Event Details: 5th annual Around the World with IDRI Celebration Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 5:30-8:30 p.m. - open house; 7 p.m. - global health interactive panel discussion IDRI 1616 Eastlake Avenue East, Suite 400 Seattle, WA [...]

Hurricane Harvey Highlights Need for Vaccines

August 31st, 2017|Blog|

When a natural disaster – like Hurricane Harvey – hits, one of the immediate effects is often flooding. As waters rise, people and animals are in danger and become displaced. With the onslaught of rain during Harvey, contact with water [...]

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