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New antibody and unique binding site offer possible paths to malaria prevention

Led by NIH, Fred Hutch researchers, early study holds promise for direct infusion or vaccine design

March 19, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch structural biologist Dr. Marie Pancera is seeking clues for designing a malaria vaccine by studying the differences between newly discovered antibodies that bind the same site on the malaria parasite.

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Meet Global Oncology's deputy program head

Key early experiences shaped Dr. Thomas Uldrick's path toward HIV-associated cancers, global health

Feb. 22, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Thomas Uldrick brings expertise in HIV-related cancers and experience in — and a passion for — developing clinical trials to his new position at Fred Hutch Global Oncology.

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Meet Peru's HIV superhero

By finding a better way to prevent HIV, Dr. Jorge Sanchez aims to help end his country’s AIDS epidemic

Jan. 22, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

A leader in Peru's battle against HIV/AIDS, Dr. Jorge Sanchez's superpower is research. He is working with the Fred Hutch-based HIV Vaccine Trials Network on a potentially landmark prevention study.

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Grappling with breast cancer around the globe

Fred Hutch global cancer initiative uses collaborations, common sense strategies to tackle health disparities in low- and middle-income countries

Oct. 27, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Each October in the U.S., women are accustomed to hearing messages about early detection and breast cancer awareness. But what’s the best way to raise breast cancer awareness in countries with no mammogram machines and few cancer treatment centers? Fred Hutch's Breast Health Global Initiative .

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Closing the breast cancer divide in sub-Saharan Africa

Clinical trial in Uganda will test alternative diagnostic tool and oral chemotherapy, study genetic differences

Aug. 15, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the Uganda Cancer Institute are launching a clinical study in the Ugandan capital Kampala that could change the way breast cancer in sub-Saharan Africa is diagnosed and treated.

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Dr. Hootie Warren takes helm of Fred Hutch Global Oncology

Immunotherapy researcher, cancer doctor set to lead a new worldwide revolution in care

July 6, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's new head of Global Oncology, Dr. Edus H. Warren, believes that the "breathtaking discoveries and advances" in immunotherapy and other areas that scientists are making here can be adapted to improve cancer care around the world.

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