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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and other tech, business leaders join Hutch board of trustees

Board will help guide center in ‘achieving the most ambitious goals in cancer research’

July 11, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

The new board members will help guide Fred Hutch in ‘achieving the most ambitious goals in cancer research.’

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‘We can get this done’: National Cancer Moonshot takes flight

Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutch part of coast-to-coast conversation to stop cancer

June 29, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

For the first time, America talks together Wednesday about ending cancer – from a Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to hundreds of simultaneous gatherings in all 50 states on the “national day of action” to speed cures.

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A new handle on research

The social media-powered, patient-driven Metastatic Breast Cancer Project aims to speed cures

May 24, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Corrie Painter first turned to Facebook to find others who shared her rare, aggressive cancer. It was her first step on a path from the bench to the bed to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where as a scientist-turned-patient-turned-advocate, she directs an unusual collaboration between patients and researchers called the Metastatic Breast Cancer Project.

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Seattle's life sciences scene in the spotlight

Xconomy forum highlights research in vaccines, organ transplants, big data, more

May 3, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

It was a dizzying round-up of Seattle’s life sciences research and biotech scene, from designer proteins to the looming threat of the Zika virus. This year’s forum was titled “Life Sciences Disruptors,” though Lash and the other speakers didn’t focus on the technology buzzword theme, but if there was one common thread to the afternoon’s whirlwind tour of Seattle’s public and private life sciences work it was that which is new and unexpected — and a look to the future of healthcare.

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Future of big data depends on collaboration

Removing silos will open path to precision medicine

April 5, 2016 | Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Removing silos will open path to precision medicine

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Data wrangler: Fred Hutch’s new CIO on research’s next upgrade

Matthew Trunnell on big data and why the life sciences need to play catch-up

Sept. 18, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

The need to keep patient data private and the historically insular nature of academic research have combined to leave biomedical research behind the times when it comes to Big Data. Fred Hutch's new CIO Matthew Trunnell hopes to change that.

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