Denise Buenrostro, WRF Postdoctoral Fellow

Transcript of video profile of Denise Buenrostro, Ph.D., WRF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Division of Immunology. Minor editing has taken place to improve clarity. Hi. […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Edmond H. Fischer (1920-2021)

We are sad to learn of the death of our colleague Edmond Fischer, Nobel laureate. We encourage you to learn more about his exceptional life. Obituary from UW Medicine Newsroom […]

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Matthew Crane, WRF Postdoctoral Fellow

Transcript of video profile of Matthew Crane, Ph.D., Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in the University of Washington’s Department of Chemistry. Minor editing has taken place to improve clarity. As […]

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James Thomas, WRF Postdoctoral Fellow

Transcript of video profile of James Thomas, Ph.D., WRF Postdoctoral Fellow in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Division of Computational Biology. Minor editing has taken place to improve clarity. […]

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A message from our chairman on Ron Howell’s retirement

A message from our chairman, Brooks Simpson, on the retirement of Ron Howell after 29 years as CEO of Washington Research Foundation Dear Friends and Colleagues: We would like to […]

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Tam’ra-Kay Francis, Ph.D., University of Washington

Tam’ra-Kay Francis, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington Department of Chemistry Founder and creator of Dear Black Student First Fridays; Pedagogy and Research on Race, Identity, Social Justice and Meaning; […]

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IN MEMORIAM: WILLIAM H. GATES SR. (1925-2020)

The passing of a legend. It is with heavy hearts that we learn the sad news of the passing of William H. Gates Sr. “Big Bill,” or “Bill Sr.,” as he was affectionately known, passed away on September 14, 2020.

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Will Canestaro, Ph.D.: Legend and HEOR

Will Canestaro of Washington Research Foundation receives a University of Washington School of Pharmacy Early Career Achievement Award and becomes an Alumni Legend.

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In Remembrance: Dr. Earl W. Davie (1927-2020)

We are saddened by the passing of our colleague and partner Earl Davie. We invite you to learn more about his life and his enormous contributions to science, public health […]

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Simultaneous Multiple Interaction T-Cell Engagers (SMITEs)

In September 2019, WRF pledged over $1.5 million in additional support for a novel immunotherapy platform being developed in Dr. Jim Olson’s lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred […]

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Counter Bias Training Simulation (CBTsim)

Research suggests that we all have our biases. Rather than denying it, maybe we should sleep on it. Biases permeate everyday life. They lead to assumptions about an individual’s interests […]

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C-SATS

C-SATS (Crowd-Sourced Assessment of Technical Skills) spun out of the University of Washington in 2014 to provide evaluation and training for surgeons, shortly after receiving a $50,000 grant from WRF […]

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Hemostatic Polymers for Trauma Care

Drs. Suzie Pun and Nathan White are developing a medical polymer at the University of Washington with the potential to save hundreds of thousands of lives around the world each […]

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Protein Engineering to Enhance Drug Loading of Antibody Drug Conjugates

At Washington State University (WSU), Dr. Kevin Gray and his colleagues in the integrative physiology and neuroscience department are developing a revolutionary cancer treatment. Chemotherapy drugs cannot target specific cells, […]

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Nile Wilson: WRF Innovation Graduate Fellow and ARCS Fellow

Nile Wilson is a fourth-year doctoral student in the University of Washington’s (UW) bioengineering department, co-advised by Dr. Rajesh Rao in computer science and engineering, and Dr. Jeffrey Ojemann in […]

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Sedona Ewbank: WRF Undergraduate Research Fellow

Sedona Ewbank is a biochemistry and neurobiology senior in Dr. Richard Palmiter’s lab at the University of Washington (UW). Ewbank’s current research explores the relationship between the microbial community of […]

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In Remembrance: Dr. Benjamin D. Hall (1932-2019)

We are sad to learn of the passing of our friend, mentor and colleague, Dr. Benjamin Hall, whose research improved the health of more than a billion people around the […]

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Bing Brunton, Ph.D.: WRF Innovation Assistant Professor

Dr. Bing Brunton is the WRF Innovation Assistant Professor at the University of Washington’s Institute for Neuroengineering (UWIN). She is jointly appointed by UW’s biology department. Brunton’s research focuses on […]

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UW Medicine’s Heart Regeneration Program

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Dr. Charles Murry and his team at UW Medicine are committed to changing this […]

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Xiaofeng Meng, Ph.D.: WRF Innovation Fellow

Xiaofeng Meng joined the University of Washington’s eScience Institute as a WRF Innovation Fellow in 2015. Meng is working with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network, a collaboration between UW and […]

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