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$7 million grants boost functional genomics team science

Dr. Chris Kemp’s 2 NCI awards will help support drug-target discovery and commercialization for personalized oncology

March 15, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues have received two grants from the National Cancer Institute totaling more than $7M to support their functional genomics research.

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Study uncovers new proteins involved in regulating muscular dystrophy-linked gene

CRISPR-based proteomics technique reveals potential therapeutic targets for FSHD, a rare but devastating disease

March 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new Fred Hutch study has revealed more players in the pathway of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD, the most common form of muscular dystrophy.

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Dr. Alice Berger receives $200K grant for lung cancer research

Award to fund genome sequencing on lung tumors found in female ‘never-smokers’

March 7, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Alice Berger, a translational researcher at Fred Hutch, has received a $200K award to advance her scientific focus on the genetics of lung cancer in women who have never smoked.

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Fred Hutch’s Katherine Xue among 2018 Weintraub Award recipients

13 graduate students selected for prestigious award in biological sciences

March 6, 2018 | By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service

Katherine Xue, a doctoral candidate in the Bloom Lab at Fred Hutch, is among 13 recipients of the 2018 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award.

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HIV researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh gives Bernard Fields Lecture at CROI

Talk focuses on power of international collaboration to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission

March 5, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch HIV researcher Dr. Julie Overbaugh on March 4 delivered the 2018 Bernard Fields Lecture, which kicked off the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston.

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Seattle mayor eager to realize the future of health care right here

Jenny Durkan addresses local life sciences representatives at Hutch roundtable

March 5, 2018 | By Josh Belzman for Fred Hutch News Service

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and representatives of local life sciences organizations convened for a roundtable Feb. 27 at Fred Hutch.

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