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Separate rulebook for cellular powerhouses

A precise new technique reveals that our cells’ engines, mitochondria, unexpectedly shrug off DNA damage from toxic chemicals

Sept. 1, 2016 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Surprisingly, instead of falling prey to DNA damage that would cause rampant genetic errors, mitochondria are somehow able to outrun this damage and keep their DNA error-free, scientists at Fred Hutch have shown.

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‘We have to be daring’: A doctor’s quest to unlock answers about prostate cancer

New study by Dr. Andrew Hsieh identifies a mode of drug resistance to emerging treatments

Nov. 17, 2015 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Andrew Hsieh came to Fred Hutch from the University of California, San Francisco to start his own lab. There, he focuses on making discoveries that unlock some of the mysteries about how cancer cells work and why some are resistant to treatments, particularly advanced prostate cancer.

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Good news at Fred Hutch

Dr. Peter Nelson principal researcher on prostate cancer 'Dream Team'; Dr. Kathi Malone honored by Komen Puget Sound; Dr. Eric Chow leads study of cardioprotective drug that addresses chemo concerns in children; and Dr. Linda Buck receives honorary doctorate from Harvard

May 28, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Peter Nelson principal researcher on prostate cancer 'Dream Team'; Dr. Kathi Malone honored by Komen Puget Sound; Dr. Eric Chow leads study of cardioprotective drug that addresses chemo concerns in children; and Dr. Linda Buck receives honorary doctorate from Harvard.

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