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 [...]

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 [...]

Leishmaniasis Coming Out of the Shadows

May 31st, 2017|Blog|

Every four years, representatives from across the world come together at World Leish, the World Congress on Leishmaniais. Last week approximately 1,500 delegates from over 70 countries converged upon Toledo, Spain for the 6th iteration of this international conference, which focuses [...]

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 [...]

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