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Dr. Carl June weaves together HIV and cancer research to advance cures for both

CAR T-cell pioneer and one-time bone marrow transplant fellow will give keynote at HIV cure conference

Aug. 17, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Being in two camps — HIV and cancer research — at one time "made a huge, huge impact on me," says immunotherapy researcher Dr. Carl June.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 12, 2016

on and Dottie Thomas inducted into Washington Life Science Hall of Fame; Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb a 2016 Women in Life Sciences honoree; Dr. Linda Ko receives $2.5M NIH grant to combat childhood obesity in Lower Yakima Valley; Dr. Ruth Etzioni receives American Statistical Association award; and Global Oncology fellow Dr. Innocent Mutyaba named one of IARC’s ‘cancer research leaders of the future’.

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'A real sense of urgency'

Hutch Holiday Gala draws more than $6.6 million in donations for scientific research on event's 40th anniversary

Dec. 7, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Nearly 800 people gathered at the Sheraton Seattle to show their support for Fred Hutch and its lifesaving scientific research, bringing in more than $6.6 million during the evening.

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'On the threshold of extraordinary advances'

In speech to Rotary Club of Seattle, Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. D. Gary Gilliland looks toward the future

March 25, 2015 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. D. Gary Gilliland spoke to a crowd of about 300 on Wednesday when he gave the keynote speech to the Rotary Club of Seattle, one of the largest chapters in the world. One of the most dramatic advances in recent years for treating cancer has been in the area of immunotherapy, he said. It’s showing incredible promise for treating melanoma and other cancers.

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Dottie Thomas, 'mother of bone marrow transplant,' dies at age 92

Dottie and Nobel Prize-winning husband Dr. E. Donnall Thomas worked to prove that pioneering procedure could cure some cancers

Jan. 10, 2015 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Dorothy E. “Dottie” Thomas, known as the “mother of bone marrow transplantation” for the years she spent working as a research partner alongside her husband, Nobel Prize-winning Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, died Friday evening at her home near Seattle. She was 92.

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Fred Hutch announces Dr. Gary Gilliland as new president and director

'Everything I've done in my career has pointed here,' says the renowned physician-scientist

Nov. 20, 2014 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

On Jan. 2, Dr. Gary Gilliland will become the new president and director of Fred Hutch where he’ll play a key role in helping those cures he once dreamed of become reality.

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