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Researchers identify new way skin stops tumor growth

‘Oncogene-induced differentiation’ joins two other strategies for counteracting potentially cancer-causing DNA changes

Oct. 22, 2018 | by Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Slobodan Berjona and colleagues at Fred Hutch have identified a new way that skin stops tumor growth: oncogene-induced differentiation.

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Eisenman receives $7M NCI Outstanding Investigator Award

Molecular biologist will continue to seek tumors’ weaknesses by mapping important molecular pathways

Aug. 31, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Robert Eisenman has received an NCI Outstanding Investigator Award to study the molecular pathways that cancer cells co-opt in order to overgrow.

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Doctor, researcher, patient and pathfinder

Dr. Paul Neiman reflects on 40 years of leadership, collaboration and curiosity

Sept. 28, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Paul Neiman spent much of his career living in two disparate worlds. He was a kind and compassionate doctor to patients living with — and often dying from — leukemia in the very early days of transplant medicine. And he was also a successful lab researcher studying the molecular details of oncogenesis, or how tumors come to be, despite lacking formal scientific training.

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'Orphan' drug used for sleep disorders may be potent cancer fighter

Carla Grandori-led study shows new screening technology, genetic techniques poised to accelerate cancer therapy development by 'a thousand-fold'

May 29, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

An inexpensive "orphan" drug used to treat sleep disorders appears to be a potent inhibitor of cancer cells, according to a new study led by scientists at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Brent and Eisenman named AAAS fellows

Basic scientists honored for outstanding contributions in biochemistry, transcription, genomics and systems biology, and pathbreaking studies in the field of oncogenes

Jan. 17, 2011 | By Kristen Woodward

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center systems biologist Dr. Roger Brent and molecular biologist Dr. Robert Eisenman, both of the Basic Sciences Division, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.

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