News & Events

Sep 20, 2017

TaiRX Announces License Agreement with Northwestern University and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago for Invention led by Dr. Mary Hendrix.

Sep 18, 2017

NDRI is pleased to share announcement of some exciting findings from the Dr. Meenhard Herlyn’s lab at The Wistar Institute. Dr. Herlyn is a Chair Emeritus of NDRI Board of Directors. Congratulations to you and your colleagues!

Sep 12, 2017

Congrats to Dr. Lou Phillipson on being named a 2018 recipient of the Order of Lincoln by Illinois Governor, Bruce Rauner. The Order of Lincoln is the state’s highest honor for professional achievement and public service.

Sep 04, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Lasker Award winners | The Lasker Foundation

Aug 11, 2017

Join NDRI's President & CEO, BIll Leinweber and Senior Vice President, Strategic Intiatives for the Pennsylvania Business Mission to israel. NDRI leadership is looking forward to connecting with the incredible Life Science Community.

Jul 26, 2017

Monday, July 17th NDRI President & CEO, Bill Leinweber and Dr. Gene Kopen, Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives met with staff of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) for an engaging seminar entitled, “The Critical Role of Human Tissue Environmental Health Sciences Research”. 

May 23, 2017

Mary J.C. Hendrix, PhD, Chair of the NDRI Board and President of Shepherd University shared that, “Shawn Blackburn’s expertise in technology to support research, Dr. Dib-Hajj’s research accomplishments and experience utilizing human tissue for research and Megan Singleton’s knowledge and experience in law, bioethics and human subject protections will be invaluable to advancing the mission of NDRI.”

Apr 21, 2017

NDRI has the privilege of serving as a partner to scientists across the world dedicated to advancing understanding of disease and the discovery of treatments and cures. The scientists we serve – our research partners – toil for answers built on evidence devoid of contamination of any kind.

Disease and disability have no political affiliation. The suffering endured by patients and the pain and heart break shared by their loved ones is experienced no differently by Democrats, Republicans or Independents.

NDRI proudly supports the March for Science activities that will take place in locations across our nation and the world on Saturday, April 22, 2017. We encourage all individuals who have a vested interest in a life free of disease and disability to make certain that those involved in scientific policy development and research funding decisions understand that our future depends on science.

About NDRI
The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) is the nation’s leading source of human tissues, cells and organs for scientific research. As a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) organization founded in 1980, NDRI's mission is to provide human biospecimens to advance biomedical/bioscience research and development worldwide. NDRI is funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, public and private foundations and organizations, pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporations.

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Mar 27, 2017

The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) has been awarded a research subcontract of $225,453 to support the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Division of Clinical Research (DCR) HIV Replication Study aimed at improving HIV treatment.

Mar 27, 2017

The nationwide March for Science movement has five overarching goals: humanize science, support the scientific process and scientists, advocate for accessible and inclusive science, partner with the public, and enable the use of science to improve society. Each of these values speaks to Philadelphia’s own scientific community and highlights some unique challenges that our region faces.

Feb 28, 2017

Join NDRI's Team at the Gift of Life Donor Dash on April 2nd at the Philadelphua Museum of Art. To register visit our team page!

Feb 28, 2017

Read about NDRI's new exciting initiatives and recap our 2016 Scientific Symposium and Service to Science Awards Dinner!

Feb 28, 2017

Visit NDRI's YouTube Channel to view our 2016 Scientific Symposium & Service to Science Awards Dinner Recap Videos.

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