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IDRI TB Vaccine Candidate Shows Success in Initial Trial

March 24th, 2018|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SEATTLE | March 24, 2018 : Researchers at IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute), the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Aeras have released the first results from a clinical trial [...]

IDRI Receives $3.8 Million for TB Drug Discovery

March 23rd, 2018|Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Seattle | March 23, 2018: IDRI’s tuberculosis drug discovery efforts continue to expand with a recently awarded grant extension of $3.8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The additional funding was awarded to Tanya [...]

Dan Stinchcomb: The Passing of a Global Health Leader

March 14th, 2018|Blog|

The world lost a tremendous advocate for global health with the passing of Dan Stinchcomb, PhD, IDRI’s Chief Scientific Officer, who died Feb. 21 after a brief illness. In a short time, he made a tremendous impact on IDRI’s work [...]

Here’s One Thing to Do on Sunday

January 26th, 2018|Blog|

As World Leprosy Day rolls around this year on Sunday, Jan. 28, we have much to be excited about from the scientific standpoint. In October, IDRI announced that our promising leprosy vaccine candidate – the first vaccine developed specifically for [...]

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|

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