Press Releases

2014

Ken Stuart, Ph.D., Receives the Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology - 3/10/2014
Seattle BioMed is pleased to announce Ken Stuart, Ph.D., has received the Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology, which recognizes scientific leaders currently making novel and...
Jason Beaubien To Be Keynote Speaker at Seattle BioMed’s 10th Annual Passport to Global Health Celebration - 3/5/2014
Seattle, WA., February 25, 2014 — Seattle BioMed today announced that Jason Beaubien, global health and development correspondent of National Public Radio (NPR), will deliver the keynote address at...
Seattle BioMed’s BioQuest Program Receives $10,000 Grant From Yakima Valley Community Foundation to Expand Existing Partnership with Two Local High Schools - 1/10/2014
Seattle BioMed today announced its BioQuest program received a one-year $10,000 grant from the Yakima Valley Community Foundation. The grant will allow the BioQuest Academy to expand its partnership...

2013

Weakened Parasites Used as Malaria Vaccine - 11/1/2013
Genetically attenuating the malaria parasite could provide a path for robust protection against the disease
A Better Malaria-Fighting Machine - 8/30/2013
New study using systems biology shows expanded range of possibilities in making the human liver better at killing the malaria parasite 
Seattle BioMed Awarded $16.6 Million Tuberculosis Grant From National Institutes of Health - 8/19/2013
Researchers set to perform the most comprehensive analysis to date of progression from latent tuberculosis to active disease Seattle BioMed has been awarded a grant from the National Institute...
First comprehensive regulatory map is a blueprint for how to defeat tuberculosis - 7/3/2013
Despite decades of research on the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB), scientists have not had a comprehensive understanding of how the bacterium is wired to adapt to changing conditions in the...
New approaches to understanding infection may uncover novel therapies against influenza - 7/3/2013
The influenza virus’ ability to mutate quickly has produced new, emerging strains that make drug discovery more critical than ever. For the first time, researchers at Seattle BioMed, along with...
Seattle BioMed Hosts 25th Annual Parasitology Conference - 6/17/2013
Leading scientists present breakthroughs and discuss barriers to infectious disease research