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Dr. Stephanie Lee honored as new Giuliani/Press Endowed Chair recipient

The honor will support Lee in perpetuity as she continues her research on blood stem cell transplantation and chronic GVHD

Oct. 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch physician-scientist Dr. Stephanie Lee, the second recipient of the David and Patricia Giuliani/Oliver Press Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, was honored at an Oct. 12 ceremony at Fred Hutch.

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New study aims to improve quality of life and survival in older, sicker bone marrow transplant patients

Large clinical trial funded by $3.5M federal research grant

Oct. 5, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Mohamed Sorror has received a new five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a large clinical trial aimed at improving the quality of life and survival of medically vulnerable patients after they receive a transplant of donated blood-forming stem cells.

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Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb wins mentorship award

1st Oliver Press Award for Extraordinary Mentorship named in honor of late Hutch scientist

Oct. 4, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb — “Dr. Bev” — received the first Oliver Press Award for Extraordinary Mentorship. Torok-Storb has founded and led several internship programs, with a focus on students from underrepresented groups.

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Grad student Andrea Lim wins NCI award to study cancer metastasis

She studies how lymph nodes regulate tumor dormancy

Oct. 3, 2018 | By Jill Christensen / Fred Hutch News Service

Andrea Lim, a fifth-year molecular and cellular biology graduate student at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, recently won a National Cancer Institute Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award.

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Bringing personalized oncology to cancer prediction — and prevention

Unique $2.4M NCI-NIEHS award teams Hutch cancer geneticists, epidemiologists and oncologists to use mutation rate to predict individual cancer risk

Oct. 1, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Drs. Christopher Li, Jason Bielas and colleagues are teaming up on a $2.4 million project that seeks to better understand the link between personal mutation rate and individual cancer risk.

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Fred Hutch launches business partnership: LAB591

Collaboration aims to speed Hutch discoveries to patients

Sept. 26, 2018 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch, Arix Bioscience and Evotec AG have teamed up to launch LAB591, a partnership that aims to speed the development of new cancer and infectious disease therapeutics.

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