Recent Blog Posts
The pace of genetic discovery has expanded the ability to diagnose more of the rare, inherited diseases that threaten the lives of newborns. And yet, the pace of adding new diseases to the newborn screening program is lagging.
The Summer Undergraduate Research Internship (SURI) is integral in PNRI, where scientists value mentoring the next generation. This summer we proudly hosted five exceptional interns with diverse interests and career goals as they got hands-on training in our laboratories.
Washington Research Foundation awards $100,000 to Pacific Northwest Research Institute in honor of David J. Galas, Ph.D.
Washington Research Foundation awards $100,000 to Pacific Northwest Research Institute in honor of David J. Galas, Ph.D. The funding will support continuation of work started by Galas and Lisa Stubbs, Ph.D. to identify genetic factors influencing brain’s response to stress.
DNA Today Podcast Explores Three Perspectives on Dudley Lab’s Research Revolutionizing Diagnosis and Treatment of OTC Deficiency
PNRI’s Dr. Aimée Dudley joins Dr. Andrea Gropman of Children’s National Hospital and Tresa Warner of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation to discuss a novel genetic screening tool that offers hope to babies born with OTC deficiency, a life-threatening metabolic disorder.
PNRI is excited to host our annual event this fall! Join PNRI for Bold Breakthroughs: a night of thrilling discovery and fine wine on Friday, October 20, 2023. We invite you to an evening that brings cutting-edge genetics research from our labs to the beautiful AXIS venue in Pioneer Square. “We are so excited to…
Recent Media Coverage
In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers from PNRI’s Hagopian Lab and TEDDY Study colleagues found no evidence to suggest a link between COVID-19 and the development of type 1 diabetes in children. Their findings stand in contrast to other recent studies that suggested a link between the virus and the disease.
In this podcast episode, PNRI Senior Investigator Dr. Aimée Dudley joins Dr. Andrea Gropman, Chief of Neurogenetics and Neurodevelopmental Pediatrics at Children’s National Hospital, and Tresa Warner, a parent of a child living with OTC deficiency and the President of the Board of Directors of the National Urea Cycle Disorders Foundation, to discuss a novel genetic screening tool that offers hope to babies born with ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency (OTC deficiency), a life-threatening metabolic disorder.
The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission describes how the Suquamish Tribe and PNRI’s Metzger Lab are working together to better understand how a cancer affects the local cockle population – a traditional food for tribal members that started to disappear over the past few decades.
KING-5 News spotlights the collaboration between PNRI’s Metzger Lab, the Suquamish Tribe and other partners to collect and analyze marine bivalves impacted by cancer to understand the spread and try to stop it.
Voice of America reporter Deborah Block showcases what PNRI’s Metzger Lab is discovering about a virus-like cancer affecting some of nature’s smallest creatures – shellfish.
The Seattle Times features the Metzger Lab’s research on the contagious cancer spreading among Pacific Northwest cockles.
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