HSSA was established by the Washington legislature to promote bioscience-based economic development in Spokane County, and to advance new therapies and procedures to combat disease and to promote public health.

The HSSA invests funds to create and support a nationally competitive health care cluster in Spokane County catalyzing connections between higher education and health care that lead to high wage jobs, long-term sustainability, and economic diversification. HSSA funds the very best projects through a competitive, well-monitored and accountable process.

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Institute of Translational Health Sciences presents at WSU

ITHS will present about its resources on Jan. 25th at WSU's College of Nursing (105) at noon. The presentation is followed by individual meetings, and those will conclude with a Network Reception from 5-6PM at the WSU Pharmaceutical & Biomedical Sciences (PBS) Building, first floor lobby. Laurie Hassell, Director of the ITHS Regional Research Collaborations Program an Regional Clinical Research Center Network Coordinator will present. RSVP to Heidi Medford, WSU Office of Research and Commercialization at heidi.medford@wsu.edu.

There is more news in the amazing world of bioscience and biotechnology research, e-mobile apps, medical devices and more than there is time for any of us to read. We want to ease your way to learn more so check out our news and resources.

Every year we have many grant applicants ranging from colleges and universities in Washington state to industrial & commercial for-profit businesses. You can view our awarded research grants here, and our awarded access to care grants here.

Learn about HSSA’s grants by category and how to apply. See our convenient FAQs about the most commonly asked questions with answers here.

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Our funding can help you take your research to the next level. Learn more, or apply today!