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Sep 28, 2018

Bill Leinweber, President and CEO of National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) admits that NDRI’s work is complicated, because medical research is complex. For nearly 40 years, NDRI has accepted the challenge of meeting increasing demands of the medical research community, who rely on high-quality, healthy, and diseased biospecimens to conduct lifesaving research.

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Sep 20, 2018

The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) has been awarded more than $800,000 by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The supplemental awards provide support for NDRI to serve as a human biospecimen resource for research focused specifically on Alzheimer’s disease, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and HIV/AIDS. The three awards are supplements to NDRI’s Human Tissues and Organs for Research Resources (HTORR) program which has been supported by the NIH since 1987.

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Aug 20, 2018

“Support from the NIH affirms the strong value of our mission,” said Gene Kopen, PhD, NDRI’s Senior Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and principal investigator for the HTORR grant. “As an organization, NDRI has demonstrated the capacity to leverage this support to enable a broad range of complex research projects requiring human organs and tissues.”

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Jul 03, 2018

The Board of Directors and staff of National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI) celebrate the extraordinary life and unparalleled legacy of
D. Walter Cohen, DDS, who died on June 29, 2018 in Philadelphia.

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Jun 25, 2018

The 2018 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize has been awarded to five scientists for transformative discoveries in the fields of genetics, physiology, pulmonology and pharmacology that have led to the development of life-altering precision-targeted treatments for the devastating multiorgan disease cystic fibrosis (CF).

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May 29, 2018

Read NDRI's 2018 Research Nexus for a recap of our Service to Science Awards Dinner, an exciting update on programs and initiatives, and learn how NDRI investigators are accelerating scientific discoveries!

NDRI’s 2018 Service to Science Awards Salute Biomedical Research Partnerships

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”. 

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