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2014-03-24 08:28:06

Progress on New Drug Development Continues as World TB Day is Observed Today, March 24 SEATTLE, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IDRI's drug discovery efforts continue to grow with a recently awarded grant extension of $3.4 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The additional funding was awarded to Tanya Parish, Ph.D., IDRI's Vice President of Drug Discovery, and supplements an earlier grant awarded in 2010, for a total of $7.8 million. The grant is focused...

2011-08-16 11:29:00

Memorandum of Understanding focused on USAID support of IDRI Collaboration with Walter Reed Army Institute of Research SEATTLE, Aug. 16, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) today announced a new Memorandum of Understanding with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), focused on support of a collaboration with the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) for the development of a new vaccine against malaria. The...

2011-08-03 11:23:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) announced today that Erik Iverson, Associate General Counsel for Global Health at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, will join IDRI in September as its EVP Business Development & External Affairs. In this newly created position, Iverson will work within the IDRI management team to further the organization's development of proprietary programs in vaccines, diagnostics and treatments...

2011-01-11 07:00:00

-Proposed development of a single dose H5N1 influenza vaccine which could be rapidly and widely administered in the case of avian pandemic flu outbreak- -Approved for Public Release, Distribution Unlimited- QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Medicago Inc. (TSX: MDG), a biotechnology company focused on developing highly effective and competitive vaccines based on proprietary manufacturing technologies and Virus-Like Particles (VLPs), today announced it was selected to collaborate...

Word of the Day
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.