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Dr. James Priess elected to National Academy of Sciences

Basic scientist selected for his contributions to understanding the genes and mechanisms involved in development

May 2, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Developmental biologist Dr. James Priess, who was elected to the National Academy of Sciences Tuesday, "is a phenomenon in the worm world," said Dr. Jonathan Cooper, director of the Fred Hutch Basic Sciences Division.

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'You create your path': Panel of 'Rock Star Women in Science' inspire crowd

Top scientists from five research organizations spoke to sold out crowd about passion, science, confidence and pear farming

June 23, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Female scientists from five Seattle research organizations spoke Wednesday night at "Rock Star Women in Science" at Seattle's Town Hall. Fred Hutch organized the public event, which drew an audience of nearly 800.

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This is when we need to 'double down' on cancer

Roundtable with U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, biomedical researchers highlights need for additional NIH funding

Dec. 15, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

A roundtable organized by U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene, hosted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, explored the need for continued NIH investment to drive medical research.

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Is it Alzheimer’s? Early memory problems linked to later dementia, study finds

But lifestyle changes like diet and exercise may stave off cognitive decline, Fred Hutch expert says

Sept. 24, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Anyone of a certain age who’s ever forgotten the car keys or blanked on a longtime colleague’s name has felt the pang of worry: Is it just a “senior moment” – or the first step on the path to dementia?

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