Julie McElrath, HIV Vaccine Trials Unit contribute to research breakthrough that may explain how some HIV-positive people control the virus with immune system alone
Nov. 15, 2010
| By Kristen Woodward
An international research consortium involving Dr. Julie McElrath and other clinical researchers from the Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit—a joint program of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington—is a significant step closer to understanding the genetics of "elite controllers."
Michael Miyauchi Foundation funds annual science symposium for high schoolers from across the state
Nov. 8, 2010
| By Christi Ball Loso
Hutch High science symposium attendees traveled to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center from 27 schools to attend a program that offers hands-on laboratory experiences along with valuable information about pursuing a career in science.
Mothers nearly 40 percent less likely to have the disease
April 12, 2010
| By Colleen Steelquist
A new study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists finds that women who give birth may have a lower risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women who remain childless, but the potential protective effect seems to fade over the years.
McGregor seeks volunteers with family history of breast cancer for study on the effects of stress-management techniques on immune function
Feb. 22, 2010
Led by Dr. Bonnie McGregor of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Health SMART is a study to see how stress-reduction workshops can help women with a family history of breast cancer manage their everyday stresses and cancer-risk concerns. The goal of the study, funded by the National Cancer Institute, is to see whether various stress-management and coping techniques reduce stress and improve immune function.
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