Celebrating Female Scientists Who Inspire Us

March 8th, 2017|Blog|

Today (March 8) is International Women’s Day and this year saw the launch of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science (Feb. 11). Also, this year saw multiple Oscar nominations for Hidden Figures, which celebrates the previously unrecognized [...]

IDRI & NanoPass Sign Agreement to Develop an Intradermal rvRNA-Based Zika Virus Vaccine

February 14th, 2017|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle, WA, & Nes Ziona, Israel| Feb. 14, 2017: Zika remains a major public health threat, and its devastating neurological effects on newborns and infants are still being unraveled. More than ever, a vaccine is needed [...]

IDRI Expands Board with Former Starbucks Executive

February 9th, 2017|Press Releases|

SEATTLE| Feb. 9, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Feb. 9, 2017 : Richard Lautch, a senior finance leader who most recently served as an executive with Starbucks Coffee Co., has joined the Board of Directors of IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) and [...]

An Orwellian Dystopia and a Terrible Disease

February 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Recent events have led to a large increase in the sales (and possibly reading) of "1984" by George Orwell with his highly charged description of a dystopia set in the future. Orwell wrote a number of books that have remained powerful [...]

Leprosy: Final Steps Remain

January 28th, 2017|Blog|

The road to visit leprosy patients in the Philippines can be arduous. As the last Sunday of the first month of 2017 arrives, World Leprosy Day serves as a reminder that this ‘ancient’ disease still exists. By [...]

IDRI Contributes to First Point-of-Care Chagas Disease Diagnostic for U.S.

January 12th, 2017|Press Releases|

SEATTLE | Jan. 12, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Jan. 12, 2017 : With Chagas disease becoming more prevalent in the United States, a diagnostic to quickly and easily detect infection is needed. Today, IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) announces that [...]

IDRI’s 5th Annual Gift Guide for Geeks

December 19th, 2016|Blog|

Haven’t had time to shop for a holiday gift for the geek on your list? Never fear – IDRI scientists have stepped in again to help you find the perfect present for your favorite geek. We’re pleased to share with [...]

IDRI Expands Board of Directors with Former FDA Leader Norman Baylor

December 19th, 2016|Press Releases|

SEATTLE | Dec. 19, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Dec. 19, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is expanding its Board of Directors, comprised of international leaders in industry and academia, with the recent addition of Norman Baylor, Ph.D., who has [...]

IDRI Board Names Steve Cordial as CFO; Promotes Steve Reed to CEO

November 14th, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle | Nov. 15, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Nov. 15, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) has named Steve Cordial, a financial executive with expertise in both nonprofit and corporate arenas, as its Chief [...]

IDRI Receives $15 Million Commitment from Eli Lilly for TB Drug Discovery

November 3rd, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle, WA | November 3, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle, WA | November 3, 2016 : IDRI's (Infectious Disease Research Institute) drug discovery efforts continue to grow with a recently awarded $7.5 million in additional funding, plus an additional $7.5 million of in-kind services, [...]

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