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April 18: Battling antimicrobial resistance focus of Innovators panel
April 17, 2017

Innovators April 18, 2018

SEATTLE, Wash – Antimicrobial resistance, a major threat to global health, marks the topic of an Innovators panel discussion 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Seattle Waterfront Marriott, hosted by Washington State University. (Livestreamed at innovators.wsu.edu)

Sept. 20: Supercomputing and future of biomedical research
August 29, 2016

Dimitri-Kusnezov-webSEATTLE – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, at the Allen Institute in Seattle.

Sept. 21: Supercomputing and biomedical research
August 29, 2016

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

Dimitri-Kusnezov-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Supercomputing’s roles in biomedical research and policy making will be discussed by U.S. Department of Energy chief scientist Dimitri Kusnezov at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.

WSU invites media to meet with stormwater pollution expert
April 4, 2016

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will demonstrate her latest research to media April 6-8 at the WSU Research and Extension Center in Puyallup in advance of her April 12 Innovators Lecture in Seattle.

April 12: WSU expert to speak about stormwater pollution
April 4, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

innovators-salmon-webSEATTLE – Washington State University aquatic ecotoxicologist Jenifer McIntyre will share her research on the lethal impacts of stormwater for fish as well as solutions that are within reach.

April 9: Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s, cancer, other treatments
March 31, 2015

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Harding-JoeSEATTLE – Activating or inhibiting the growth factors linked to dementia, cancer and wound healing will be discussed at the free, public Washington State University Innovators lecture and reception 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle.

April 24: Innovators talk focuses on Northwest quinoa
March 26, 2014

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

quinoa-220SEATTLE, Wash. – Efforts to establish a quinoa production center in the Pacific Northwest will be presented by crop breeding expert Kevin Murphy at the Washington State University Innovators lecture and lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle. Register at http://bit.ly/1dLtwOL.

The future of aging in place discussed
September 29, 2010

SEATTLE – It’s often little impairments, like the inability to remember to take their daily medications or pay their monthly bills, that ultimately force the elderly from their own homes.

 

In our rapidly aging society, age-related and other cognitive impairments among the elderly are not only a significant source of individual and family emotional tragedy, but a tremendous drain on tax dollars. Research shows that if even 10 percent of the population could live at home another year or more, it would save the state nearly $10 million every day.

 

WSU professor and psychologist Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, in collaboration with colleagues, is working to … » More …

Spokane ‘Innovators’ series to feature top WSU sleep researchers
April 15, 2009

SPOKANE – For a myriad of maladies ranging from the common cold to heart disease, obesity, and a variety of cognitive disorders, a primary factor in determining who gets sick and how long their recovery will take is often the adequacy of their sleep.

Frequently at the heart of both the causes and effects of what ails us, the patterns of our sleep have implications for virtually everything we do. With drowsiness recognized as a contributing factor in many major accidents, sleep management is becoming an increasingly important strategy for predicting and preventing errors in such … » More …