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Study aims to cure blood cancers with transplants that could block HIV, too

10 HIV-positive cancer patients to receive donated cord blood with rare resistance gene

Nov. 16, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch is about to lead a clinical trial offering cord blood transplants to blood cancer patients who also have HIV. The tranplants will carry a genetic trait that naturally confers resistance to HIV, so there is a possibility these transplants might also cure their HIV.

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Why right now is the time to get your flu shot

Protecting yourself also helps those around you, especially cancer patients vulnerable to influenza

Oct. 24, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

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Gene editing holds promise for shrinking HIV ‘reservoir’

Study mimicking Timothy Ray Brown’s HIV-resistant mutation led to fewer latently infected cells — a key step toward driving the virus into remission without the need for antivirals

April 25, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch study shows gene editing holds promise for shrinking HIV "reservoir" — a key step toward driving the virus into remission without the need for antivirals.

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25 powerful years of HIV research

Longstanding Mombasa Cohort helps answer questions about HIV risk and transmission

Feb. 26, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

For 25 years, Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Julie Overbaugh has helped lead the Mombasa Cohort, a unique group of women at high risk for HIV transmission.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Jan. 4, 2018

Increasing access to stem cell transplants; improving survival, QOL for those with scleroderma; biostatistician named chair-elect of AAAS Section on Statistics.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 30, 2017

The Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy announced that Dr. Phil Greenberg, head of the Program in Immunology at the Hutch, has joined its team of more than 300 scientists from the academic, nonprofit, biotech and pharma sectors.

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