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HIV vaccine: Could a few special cells help protect millions of people?

New analysis finds rare immune cells linked to HIV vaccine’s effectiveness

May 28, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

There are several kinds of immune responses that could protect against HIV infection. A new analysis has now found that a small but important subset of the immune cells known as T cells may be important for a working HIV vaccine.

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The FedEx factor: How handling and storage of patient blood samples can impact cancer research

New study reveals how a seemingly major leukemia discovery turned scientific cautionary tale about how standard blood collection can alter results

Nov. 10, 2014 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Drs. Heidi Dvinge and Robert Bradley discovered that abnormalities in a molecule called RNA were not triggered by leukemia, as previously thought, but by the manner in which blood samples from cancer patients were being stored.

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McIntosh to head Computational Biology

Longtime proteomics researcher takes reins of expanding Herbold Computational Biology Program

June 21, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Martin McIntosh is the new head of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Herbold Computational Biology Program in the Public Health Sciences Division.

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