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IDRI Awarded $314,500 Grant From Murdock Trust to Expand TB Drug Discovery Program

...orms of the disease. As part of this new endeavor, idri joined Eli Lilly and Company and the National Inst...obal emergency affecting millions of lives." idri is dedicated to developing products not only to tr...lating science into global health solutions idri is a Seattle-based not-for-profit organization com...

IDRI and Chembio Collaborate to Develop a Low-Cost Test for Visceral Leishmaniasis

...Curt Malloy, SVP Operations and General Counsel of idri said, "Chembio has significant experience in the d...ostic tests, particularly in the developing world. idri will provide the reagents for the test and, with o... "We are thrilled to be able to collaborate with idri on the complex yet urgent task of controlling visc...

IDRI Announces Appointment of Dr. Karen Auditore-Hargreaves as SVP, Scientific Affairs

...n SEATTLE, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- idri (Infectious Disease Research Institute) announced ...oday that Dr. Karen Auditore-Hargreaves has joined idri as Senior Vice President (SVP) Scientific Affairs ... objectives." Karen Auditore-Hargreaves joins idri after 3 years as Chief Executive Officer and Presi...

New York Community Trust Awards Grant of $100,000 to Infectious Disease Research Institute for Early Detection Leprosy Tests

...ommunity Trust. This grant will be used to support idri scientist Dr. Malcolm Duthie in his project entitl... leprosy research. ALM funded research has allowed idri to generate the data for Dr. Duthie to pursue the current leprosy project. About IDRI idri is a non-profit organization committed to developi...

Infectious Disease Research Institute Receives Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for Adjuvant Access and Development

...rchers developing vaccines for neglected diseases. idri seeks to provide the public sector with safe, effe...reation of an adjuvant library. With this grant, idri will focus on adjuvants for malaria vaccines. Beca... disease. To accelerate the fight against malaria, idri will obtain access to adjuvants with proven clinic...

IDRI and Chembio to Develop Tests for Leishmaniasis and Leprosy

... analytical sensitivity on certain well-characterized samples from patients with these diseases. These studies resulted in the decision by Chembio and idri to enter into two Cooperative Research and Development Agreements to further their joint efforts. IDRI, which has funding from the National In...
IDRI in Biological Technology

IDRI Collaborates with the Brazilian Butantan Institute To Develop Novel Vaccines Against Leishmaniasis

... SEATTLE, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- idri (Infectious Disease Research Institute) announced ...and treatment of leishmaniasis in humans and dogs. idri will provide technical assistance to the Instituto...the vaccines will be produced. Under the agreement idri will receive royalty payments on future product sa...

Life Sciences Discovery Fund Awards $4.7 Million to Support New Vaccine Program

...will test and select the most effective vaccine formulations for phase 1 clinical trials. -- Develop a syphilis vaccine (a joint effort of UW, idri and the University of Victoria ). Researchers will test, evaluate and select the best vaccine formulation to complete preclinical development and the...

IDRI and Immune Design Corp. Enter License Agreement on GLA Vaccine Adjuvant

... SEATTLE, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- idri (Infectious Disease Research Institute) and Immune...fight infectious diseases of the developing world, idri retains worldwide exclusive rights to GLA for sele...inately the developing world. Under the agreement, idri will receive an upfront payment, milestones, and r...

Update: The Lilly TB Drug Discovery Initiative Begins Work on New Compounds to Fill Early-Stage TB Drug Pipeline

...ofessor at Harvard University. Dr. Steve Reed from idri will serve as the Chair and Dr. Barbara Laughon fr...nd at http://www.lillymdr-tb.com . About IDRI idri is a Seattle-based not-for-profit organization com... diseases of poverty. By integrating capabilities, idri strives to create an efficient pathway bringing sc...

The Lilly TB Drug Discovery Initiative Begins Work on New Compounds to Fill Early-Stage TB Drug Pipeline

...ofessor at Harvard University. Dr. Steve Reed from idri will serve as the Chair and Dr. Barbara Laughon fr...nd at http://www.lillymdr-tb.com . About IDRI idri is a Seattle-based not-for-profit organization com... diseases of poverty. By integrating capabilities, idri strives to create an efficient pathway bringing sc...

Steve Davis Joins Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) as Interim CEO

...ve lives around the world." Steve Davis comes to idri in the institute's fifteenth year and brings with ...vance the institute's goals. Davis plans to help idri increase its presence in the biotech and public he... many scientists here have experience in industry. idri is clearly an asset for the world of neglected dis...

Infectious Disease Research Institute Receives Grant for Acquisition of Core Research Equipment from M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust

...ch equipment. The Murdock Trust grant will enable idri to assemble an equipment core to enhance its basic...ndividuals and countries in the developing world. idri projects enabled under the Murdock grant are focus...The Murdock Trust core equipment grant will enable idri to purchase large equipment that is difficult to o...
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