Celiac disease-safe wheat, premature infant pain detection, and new medicines to fight flu and cancer are among the 10 projects to receive $2.9 million in LSDF funding. Click here to read the press release.
LSDF is improving health, saving lives, and providing critical support at a critical time to move ideas into practice for the benefit of Washingtonians:
- Surgery is safer.
- Multiple sclerosis, lupus, and cancer patients have additional treatment options.
- Cardiac arrest victims are beating the odds.
- Seniors will stay at home longer.
- People fighting opiate addictions are turning their lives around.
- Cardiologist invents device to help prevent stroke.
- Leaving the pack.
- Training the next generation of innovators.
The Washington Life Science and Global Health Center, launched in December 2014, will serve as a virtual resource dedicated to aggregating state programs available to help this industry thrive in Washington. Information on this website includes, but is not limited to, tax incentives, workforce training dollars, and capital investments. There is also information about upcoming state-sponsored events, such as the 17th Annual National Institutes of Health Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer conference. Comments and edits about the site should be directed to Maura Little (Maura.Little@commerce.wa.gov).
LSDF Executive Director John DesRosier's podium presentation from the LSINW "Innovation" track can be found here.
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