About Us - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

About Us


Two Brothers' Vision

Fred Hutch has been at the forefront of disease research since being founded in 1975. The Hutch was a vision of two brothers, Dr. William Hutchinson, a Seattle surgeon, and Fred Hutchinson, a baseball hero.

Our History
Who was Fred Hutchinson?

Bone Marrow Transplantation


Lifesaving Research

Our mission is the elimination of cancer and related diseases as causes of human suffering and death. Fred Hutch conducts research of the highest standards to improve prevention and treatment of cancer and related diseases.

About Fred Hutch
Accountability & Impact


Nobel, Lasker & More

Fred Hutch scientists have received major awards for their research efforts and discoveries, including three who have been honored with the Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine.

Nobel Laureates
Major Honors & Awards



More Than 300 Faculty

Fred Hutch's world-renowned faculty study the disease process from the molecular and cellular level and population-based approach to translate the knowledge into treatments that may lead to cures.

Labs & Projects



Landmark Discoveries

Our research ranges from answering fundamental biological questions to developing breakthrough treatments considered the next generation of treatments for cancer, HIV and many other diseases.

Diseases We Research
Our Scientific Divisions

Seattle Translational Tumor Research
Research Spectrum

Leadership & Boards

Team / Collaboration

Under the direction of renowned physician-scientist Dr. Gary Gilliland, our leadership team is guiding Fred Hutch toward more groundbreaking discoveries.

Fred Hutch Mission & Facts
Business Development & Strategy
Data Science Collaborations


State-of-the-Art Campus

Visitor Center

Fred Hutch's 15-acre campus includes a new visitor center to display our research and build community through sharing stories and state-of-the-art facilities that accelerate our scientific progress.

Sustainable Campus
Maps & Directions

Contact Us

News / Publications

Up-To-Date Articles

Fred Hutch regularly publishes Hutch News, e-newsletters, and Hutch Magazine to keep readers up to date on our latest research and news.

Hutch News
Hutch Magazine
Annual Report

Institutional Collaboration

Clinical / Research

To maximize Fred Hutch's lifesaving impact, our investigators partner with doctors and researchers at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, UW Medicine, Seattle Children's and other renowned institutions.