Our Members

                                                               Platinum Member

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.



As one of the largest IRBs, Quorum Review provides ethics review to those conducting human clinical trials. Their purpose is to protect human research participants while facilitating the clinical research process.




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.


                                                               Gold MEMBERS                        



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.





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.




"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.

Recognized for their recombinant human protein synthesis, ZymoGenetics is an independent biotechnology company with a commitment to innovation. They aim to discover, develop, and deliver medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.


                                                               SILVER MEMBERS 

TMCI delivers communication and communication strategies to their clients via experience and creativity. They provide personal attention and imaginative solutions for their client's needs and development.



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.


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.


Bloodworks Research Institute is an independent and regional nonprofit organization that provides blood and tissue services, research, and education. They strive to improve patient care through discovery, innovation, excellence, and community engagement.


Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories assists biopharmaceutical companies with bioanalysis, preclinical services, and clinical services in their research endeavors. They are committed to freeing patients from suffering by supporting drug development and improving medical technologies.


                                                               Bronze Members

Known for their "open science" data policy, the Allen Institute is a nonprofit research institute devoted to neuroscience research and discovery. They promote a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to enable real world utilization of their research results.


The Center for Infectious Disease Research is the largest independent, non-profit organization in the U.S. focused solely on infectious disease research. Our research is the foundation for new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics that benefit those who need our help most: the fourteen million who will otherwise die each year from infectious diseases, including malaria, HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis. Founded in 1976, CID Research partners with key collaborators around the globe and strives to make discoveries that will save lives.  


IDRI is a nonprofit global health research organization focused exclusively on infectious disease. They seek to link knowledge and action to promote a world in which infectious diseases are prevented, quickly diagnosed, and treated using widely-available products.

InVision BioResources provides quality research tissue and services to the vision research community both domestically and internationally.  They also provide comparative and veterinary opthalmic pathology evaluation.


The Legacy Research Institute agenda is structured to bring the most advanced health care treatment modalities and cutting edge technologies quickly on-line, where they can be applied to the benefit of our patients and community. The majority of research at Legacy Health takes place at our state-of-the-art research center.


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


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.


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.




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.


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. 


                                                                    Vendor Members

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.


Intelligence, design, and development drive this medical device and system's company. Their services are employed in various medical disciplines including cardiac and vascular surgery, neurosurgery, anesthesia, gastroenterology, and general nursing.

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. 


LMI is a full service agency serving the investigative needs of the business, legal and research communities.


The Windward Company offers holistic Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) consulting services for pharmaceutical and biomedical industries that are required to submit GLP compliant studies to government agencies. They provide cost effective services to assess compliance of facilities and study conduct, develop GLP quality systems, and help with practice solutions for regulatory issues.


The Jackson Lab is in an independent nonprofit organization leveraging eight decades of expertise in genetics and genomics to increase understanding of human disease and discover precise genomic solutions. 


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.


Share this page   Share Facebook Twitter Email