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Dr. Paul Neiman, founding member of Fred Hutch, dies at 78

Physician-scientist led the charge in prioritizing fundamental research, built bridges between lab and clinic

Oct. 12, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Paul Neiman, a founding member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a transplant physician and cancer biologist, died Oct. 11 of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 78. Neiman was also one of the founders and leaders of the Basic Sciences Division, one of the Hutch’s five scientific divisions, as well as the division that would later became the Human Biology Division. He served as director of Basic Sciences from 1983 to 1995. He retired from Fred Hutch in 2010.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Oct. 12, 2017

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Fruit fly study IDs missing links in fat-signaling system

Hormone alerts brain to fat-storage status, but its packaging system goes awry in obesity

Oct. 9, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study uncovers links in the fat-brain connection — in fruit flies. Yes, fruit flies have fat too. Just not very much.

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One family, two sides of cancer

Basic scientist Dr. Wenying Shou’s parents were both treated for — and cured of — their cancers. The similarities end there.

Oct. 6, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Both of Dr. Wenying Shou's parents were diagnosed with - and cured of - cancer. The similarities end there.

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New nanoparticles make targeted, temporary gene therapy possible

‘Hit-and-run’ technology could improve immunotherapy and HIV cure research

Aug. 30, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

'Hit-and-run' technology could improve immunotherapy and HIV cure research

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 3, 2017

Fred Hutch's Dr. Slobodan Beronja and colleagues published new findings that show healthy skin cells can fight off the cancerous tendencies of nearby cells that harbor cancer-causing mutations. Dr. Jeremy Roop, a postdoc conducting HIV research in the McElrath Lab and Computational biology in the Bloom Lab, has been named a Damon Runyan Fellow.

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