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, [...]

IDRI Receives NIH Grant to Develop RNA-Based Zika Virus Vaccine

October 6th, 2016|Press Releases|

SEATTLE | Oct. 6, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Oct. 6, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) As Zika cases continue to rise around the world -- and in the United States -- with associated increases in Guillain-Barre syndrome [...]

The Role Rainier Beer Played in IDRI’s Founding

August 22nd, 2016|Blog|

NOTE: This month, IDRI is celebrating its 23rd anniversary. The photo below shows founder Steve Reed, with a small sign pointing to the original IDRI site, sandwiched between a video store and a pizza joint on Nickerson Street in Seattle. [...]

Merck Global Health Fellows Join IDRI to Work on Key Projects

August 1st, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle | Aug. 1, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | Aug. 1, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) As part of the prestigious Merck Fellowship for Global Health program, IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is hosting eight Fellows in Seattle for three [...]

The Brexit Impact on Science

July 1st, 2016|Blog|

I don’t normally write about politics, but last week something momentous happened in my home country that intersects with the world of science. It has been a week since the United Kingdom voted in favor of “Brexit” - a surprise result [...]

What’s on Your Summer Science Reading List?

June 28th, 2016|Blog|

What’s on your reading list for this summer? We posed that question to IDRI employees – focused on books related to science or technology – and got some interesting answers. Take a look – you might want to add these [...]

IDRI Expands Board of Directors, Adding Global Development, Financial Expertise

June 21st, 2016|Press Releases|

Seattle | June 21, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEATTLE, June 21, 2016 : IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute) is expanding its Board of Directors with the recent addition of Steve Cordial, a multi-disciplined financial executive with expertise in both nonprofit and corporate arenas, and [...]

Empowering Developing Countries Through Tech Transfer

June 10th, 2016|Blog|

Here’s a daunting question: what is your proudest work-related accomplishment? When that question was posed to me at a recent Washington Global Health Alliance dinner, several answers came to mind, but I landed on one specific example because it best [...]

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