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Advice and Resources for the Biotech Industry

Advice and Resources for the Biotech Industry

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I have assembled an updated list of biology-focused non-profits, academic institutions, and support organizations in the Puget Sound (and a few outside our region) for the benefit of the local biotech community. Please email me with any changes or corrections.

Allen Institute for Brain Science
Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences
Benaroya Research Institute
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Bloodworks Northwest
Brain Health and Research Institute
Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine
Cancer Research and Biostatistics
CANDO Computational Analysis of Novel Drug Opportunities at the U. Washington
Cure First
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth
Global Health Vaccine Center of Innovation
Health Alliance International at the UW
Hope Heart Institute
Immune Tolerance Network
Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI)
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine at the UW. Note that this Institute houses the Quellos High Throughput Screening Core, which serves both academic and industrial clients
Institute for Systems Biology update 3/14/16 - ISB to be acquired by Providence Health and Services
Institute for Systems Medicine in Spokane
Institute of Translational Health Sciences consortium in Seattle
Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Life Sciences Washington
Northeastern University (Seattle branch)
Northwest Association for Biomedical Research
Northwest Genomics Center
Northwest Institute of Genetic Medicine
ORCA - Organization of Regulatory and Clinical Associates
Oregon Bioscience Association
Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute (OTRADI) - nonprofit organization that facilitates scientific collaboration and the commercialization of new bioscience discoveries
P4 Medicine Institute
Pacific Northwest Biosciences Society
Pacific Northwest Diabetes Research Institute (formerly the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (Battelle) US Dept. Energy National Lab
Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), which absorbed the non-profit pharmaceutical organization OneWorld Health in 2011
Puget Sound Grantwriters Association
Quellos High Throughput Screening Core at the UW
Seattle Children’s Research Institute, which announced in July 2018 that it was taking over the Center for Infectious Disease Research (formerly Seattle BioMed, and before that the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute); also see it’s BioQuest science outreach program
Seattle Health Innovators
Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research
Seattle Science Foundation
Seattle Structural Genomics Center for Infectious Disease
Sound Choice Pharmaceutical Institute
Swedish Research Center at Swedish Hospital
University of Washington
Washington Global Health Alliance
Washington Life Science and Global Health Center
Washington Research Foundation
Washington State University
Weill Neurohub - New neurobiology venture that unites UCSF, UC Berkeley, and the U. of Washington to find new treatments for brain diseases
We Work for Health (Washington Chapter)

Public-Private Collaborations
Seattle Children's Hospital collaboration with the Kineta biotechnology company: Alliance for Children's Therapeutics
Cascadia Data Alliance and the Cascadia Data Discovery Initiative (CDDI): The idea is to accelerate biomedical data discovery, which then would enable biomedical data sharing. This is a collaboration between Microsoft and a number of PNW research institutions, led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

Non-Profit Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Organizations (Worldwide)

Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation in Rockville, MD
Biotechnology for Sustainable Development in Africa Foundation in Montreal has a focus on medicinal plants
Bill and Melinda Gates Medical Research Institute - Spinout from the Gates Foundation focused on commercialization with partner companies
BIO Ventures for Global Health in Washington, DC
Cancer Research Technology Ltd. in the UK
Drugs & Diagnostics for Tropical Diseases in San Diego, CA
Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative in Geneva, Switzerland
Fraunhofer Center for Molecular Biotechnology in Newark, DE
Glaxo Malarial Disease open source chemical database at Collaborative Drug Discovery
Global Alliance of Leading Drug Discovery and Development Centres - An association of international peer organizations dedicated to translating health research into new medicines
Hilleman Laboratories in India
Ignite Institute in Herndon, VA
London Genetics - Expedites pharmacogenetic and biomarker partnerships between industry and academia
Medicines360 focuses on women’s diseases
Neglected Tropical Diseases Initiative part of the USAID
Neglected Tropical Diseases WHO Website
Personal Genome Project in Boston
Sabin Vaccine Institute in Washington, DC