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A Q&A with Fred Hutch postdoctoral research fellow Dr. Rachel Perret

As part of a world-class immunotherapy research team, Perret is working her ‘dream job’ — trying to bring T-cell therapy to all who need it

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

A postdoctoral research fellow training under the mentorship of immunotherapy expert Dr. Phil Greenberg, Dr. Rachel Perret is working toward an “off-the-shelf” version of T-cell therapy.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Nov. 21, 2016

Good News: Ceballos honored for public health research; ACS research awards to three Hutch scientists; ASH grant to physician-researcher Halpern; Paulovich facilitates Moonshot panel

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For high-risk leukemia patients, umbilical cord blood transplant associated with lower risk of relapse

Study compares ‘alternative’ donor source vs. traditional transplantation of blood stem cells from an adult, unrelated donor

Sept. 7, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study by Fred Hutch researchers, published today in The New England Journal of Medicine, has found that umbilical cord blood transplants may have advantages beyond being an alternative source of stem cells for patients without a traditional donor match. They also are associated with a lower risk of relapse in high-risk leukemia patients.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Roland Walter receives two grant awards for acute leukemia research; Dr. Jonathan Bricker to keynote behavioral therapy conference; Dr. Benjamin Anderson chairs NCCN committee that publishes clinical-practice guidelines for cervical cancer

Aug. 27, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Roland Walter receives two grant awards for acute leukemia research; Dr. Jonathan Bricker to keynote behavioral therapy conference; Dr. Benjamin Anderson chairs NCCN committee that publishes clinical-practice guidelines for cervical cancer

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Patient profile: 'This little bag of cells is going to save her life'

A girl and her mom remember a lifesaving transplant

April 27, 2015 |  

Jenna Gibson, 12, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia when she was 9 years old. She was treated with a cord blood transplant. She and her mother, Julie, shared their story.

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'Have we come a long way'

A bench, a book and a mother’s memories of her son’s 1983 bone marrow transplant

April 17, 2015 | By Linda Gontko, as told to Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Linda Donnelly Gontko called Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in March with a special request. She was visiting Seattle and wondered if we could help her find a bench that had been donated in gratitude for her late son’s treatment here in 1983. Yes, we could, and we did.

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