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The University of Washington, or "Udub," is a public research university in Seattle, WA. As the state's flagship university, it serves more than 92,000 students a year and confers greater than 12,000 bachelors, masters, doctoral, and profressional degrees annually. UW has campuses in Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell, as well as a world-class academic medical center.




Western Institutional Review Board has provided comprehensive regulatory expertise for the use of human subjects in research for more than 40 years. They offer customized training, consulting, and reviewing to support IRB research protocols and documentation.


Advarra is the premier provider of IRB, IBC and global research quality and compliance consulting services in North America. We provide customized, dedicated services for more than 2,400 institutions, academic medical centers and research consortia and are fully sIRB ready. By delivering exceptional client service, innovative technology and unmatched regulatory expertise, Advarra provides integrated research compliance capabilities to    help make research altogether better.


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The world-renowned FHCRC hosts interdisciplinary research   projects aimed at the elimination of cancer and related diseases as the cause of human suffering and death. It is home to three Nobel Prize Laureates in Physiology or Medicine.





OHSU is the only public university and academic health center in Oregon. Biomedical researchers, medical students, and clinicians collaborate for local and global healthcare improvement.


The Providence family of organizations is dedicated to creating health care access for everyone and improving the health of our communities. Providence’s 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in 51 hospitals, 1,085 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. The Providence Research Network (PRN) uses science to personalize care and empower patients to live their best lives. 


Swedish Medical Center is the largest nonprofit health provider in the Greater Seattle areas.  It administers general medical and surgical care, and is known as a regional referral center.  Swedish provides specialized treatment in a wide range of complex areas and clinical research.


"Wazzu" is a public research, land-grant university based in Pullman, WA. WSU is recognized for its academic programs in engineering, materials science, veterinary medicine, agriculture, animal, food, and plant science, architecture, neuroscience, and communications. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for their student body of over 26,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. In addition to the Pullman Campus, Wazzu has satellite campuses in Spokane, the Tri-Cities, and Vancover, extension offices in every country, and a global campus with online degree programs.


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Altasciences is a forward-thinking, mid-size contract research organization, offering biopharmaceutical companies of all sizes a proven, flexible approach to early drug development, including preclinical safety testing, clinical pharmacology, bioanalysis, and research services.

Focused on our client’s success … always available and always looking ahead. Moving in unison to deliver big impact with a                                                                      personal touch.

The BRI at Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center is a  nonprofit research institute that links laboratory research to clinical trials in their campaign against a multitude of autoimmune diseases.



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The Allen Institute is an independent, nonprofit research organization founded by philanthropist and visionary, the late Paul G. Allen. The Allen Institute is dedicated to answering some of the biggest questions in bioscience and accelerating research worldwide. The Institute is a recognized leader in large-scale research with a commitment to an open science model.



Arcora Foundation (formerly Washington Dental Service Foundation) is a nonprofit dedicated to partnering with communities and boldly transforming systems to improve oral health.   We work with partners throughout the state and nation to create significant and lasting changes that prevent disease, improve access to care, and transform health system



Kaiser Permanente exists to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve.


MultiCare Health System is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 15,000 team-members, including employees, providers and volunteers. Our comprehensive system of health includes five hospitals, numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services, MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians, a wide range of community outreach programs and the MultiCare Institute for Research & Innovation.


PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organization, we save lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilizing partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health. Learn more at www.path.org


The Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, represents the country’s leading biopharmaceutical researchers and biotechnology companies.  Our members are committed to finding tomorrow’s cures and treatments for some of the most serious diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease.


PSU is a public coeducational research university in Portland, Oregon. The University is known for its sustainability programs like Urban Planning, Social World, and Environmental Studies.





The University of Oregon is a comprehensive public research university committed to exceptional teaching, discovery, and service. We work at a human scale to generate big ideas. As a community of scholars, we help individuals question critically, think logically, reason effectively, communicate clearly, act creatively, and live ethically.



Founded in 1923, the VA Puget Sound Health Care System provides healthcare for more than 80,000 veterans in the Pacific Northwest. They span two divisions in American Lake and Seattle, with several other community-based outpatient sites.



Recognized as one of the top regional colleges and universities in the West, Whitworth University has an enrollment of 3,000 students and offers 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. 




As one of the top five pediatric research centers in the nation, we bring together the best minds in pediatric research to set new standards of pediatric care and find new cures for childhood diseases. Our goal is that every patient at Seattle Children’s has the opportunity to participate in, or benefit from, our groundbreaking research.



WGHA is dedicated to facilitating collaboration to create activities and partnerships in global health that wouldn’t otherwise exist. We create public-private partnership opportunities and promote global health understanding. 



The Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association is an independent, non-profit 501(c)(6) trade association serving the life sciences industry in the state of Washington. Our members include organizations engaged in, or supportive of, the research, development and commercialization of life science technologies. 


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As a world leader in laboratory animal nutrition, Lab Diet and Test Diet feed nutritionists are committed to conducting innovative research programs.  We have a long and proud history of close collaboration with life science investigators worldwide. 



We discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.



Sage Bionetworks is a nonprofit biomedical research organization based in Seattle. Sage’s mission is to improve the understanding and treatment of human disease through data-driven predictive modeling.  Sage strives to facilitate research progress through open collaboration. Critical to Sage's success is the ability to catalyze and support communities of researchers working across institutional boundaries including research organizations, industry, software companies, clinicians, patients, citizen activist groups, and scientific publishers.


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