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Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 24, 2016

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Remembering E. Donnall Thomas

Dr. Don Thomas passed away Saturday, Oct. 20; Nobel laureate established transplantation as a lifesaving treatment for blood cancers and helped bring the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to global prominence

Oct. 20, 2012 | By Gordon Todd and Kristen Woodward

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$10 million bolster for immunotherapy research

Challenge gift will fund research that harnesses the immune system to fight cancer

Nov. 23, 2009 | By Kristen Woodward

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has received a pledge of $10 million to advance the promising field of immunotherapy research to treat and cure cancer, even in late stages.

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Center presents inaugural Lasker Lecture Nov. 16

Lasker Foundation has chosen the Hutchinson Center to launch an annual lecture series; each will feature a Lasker laureate and a young researcher

Nov. 9, 2009

Legendary biologist and two-time Lasker laureate Dr. Sydney Brenner will present the inaugural Lasker Lecture, “Reading the Human Genome: Genes and Brains,” Monday, Nov. 16, 3-4:30 p.m. in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Pelton Auditorium.

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Bucket-list dream for sale: Zero G flight

For $7,500, you can experience weightlessness in the company of Nobel laureate Dr. Lee Hartwell and two space celebrities

June 8, 2009 | By Christi Ball Loso

Only one seat remains on Zero G, a flight that simulates the weightlessness experienced by astronauts. Proceeds benefit the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center through the Hutch Holiday Gala; at $198,750 and counting, sales of the Zero G flights already constitute the second-highest selling Gala auction package on record.

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Kiem becomes first Thomas Chair recipient

The Friends of José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation endowed the chair in honor of its former owner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas and Carreras, an internationally known tenor and cancer survivor

May 18, 2009 | By Christi Ball Loso

The first recipient of the José Carreras/E. Donnall Thomas Endowed Chair for Cancer Research, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem, literally will be sitting in the Nobel Laureate's chair when he ponders the question, "What would Don do?"

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