Center for Global Infectious Disease Research
Accelerating Progress Toward Cures
Seattle Children’s Research Institute is one of three recipients of $30 million in first-year funding provided by the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), to establish centers of immunology research to accelerate progress in TB vaccine development.
Learn how new research may help identify new strategies to block the transmission of the malaria parasite.
Matthew Wood shares insights from a recent publication in The Journal of Infectious Disease with contributing authors from the Sodora Lab at the Center for Global Infectious Disease Research.
Dr. Nana Minkah who contracted malaria multiple times as a child now dedicates life's work to eliminating this deadly disease.
Our scientists are investigating how a baby's microbiome may offer protection from HIV. “If we can first determine the protective mechanism benefiting babies exclusively fed breast milk, we can design better prevention strategies, such as a vaccine.”
Learn about a unique tool and experimental workflow developed by our scientists to measure the many parameters of cell growth on single cells as they grow into colonies. Story written by CGIDR senior research scientist, Fred Mast.
COVID-19 Research Underway at Seattle Children’s Research Institute
Collaborations and partnerships are integral to CGIDR’s approach. Our investigators work closely with colleagues at the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and other institutions.
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Developing groundbreaking treatments takes more than just the right ideas. It also takes the right people – and the CGIDR is recruiting new members.
- Dr. Alexis Kaushansky Named to Puget Sound Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 List
This annual award spotlights individuals who are among the brightest and most innovative leaders under the age of 40. Dr. Alexis Kaushansky leads an interdisciplinary team that develops new ways to combat deadly infectious disease.
Answering your questions about malaria
Drs. Alexis Kaushansky, Ashley Vaughan and Maria Bernabeu Aznar answered questions about malaria in a Reddit Ask Me Anything on April 25, 2019, World Malaria Day.
- CGIDR awards five catalytic projects
These five projects are deemed to be catalytic because they are innovative, demonstrate the potential for new funding and promote new collaborations between the center’s researchers and laboratories.