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New nanoparticles make targeted, temporary gene therapy possible

‘Hit-and-run’ technology could improve immunotherapy and HIV cure research

Aug. 30, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

'Hit-and-run' technology could improve immunotherapy and HIV cure research

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Which cells to choose?

New study explores whether stem cells from bone marrow or blood offer transplant patients better quality of life

Aug. 16, 2016 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A new study of blood stem-cell transplant patients found no difference in survival between patients who received transplants derived from bone marrow versus those who received transplants derived from circulating blood stem-cells. However, the bone marrow transplant patients did experience fewer related symptoms and side effects.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Public health researchers get $4 million grant to study aggressive type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource

July 30, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Newcomb team gets over $4 million grant to investigate aggressive, understudied type of colorectal cancer; Core Center of Hematology designated as national core resource

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Good news at Fred Hutch: Celebrating our achievements

March 12, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Notable accomplishments: Dr. Hans-Peter Kiem and colleagues explore new source of stem cells and gene therapy; Dr. Justin Taylor publishes a paper describing the path or paths individual naive B cells can take to maturity; Graduate student Nitobe London among 2015 Weintraub award winners

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Enterovirus D68 seen in cancer, stem cell transplant patients

Virus behind outbreak that sickened children also caused illness in immunocompromised adults

Jan. 16, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

The virus behind outbreak in children also caused illness in immunocompromised adults, a new study shows.

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Beyond blood drives: Stem cell donors help fuel scientific discovery

Volunteers for the little-known procedures earn up to $800 – and the chance to contribute to cutting-edge research

Oct. 31, 2014 | By JoNel Aleccia / Fred Hutch News Service

Most people know they can donate blood, or even blood plasma, in order to help people in need of transfusions. But they typically don’t know there’s also a huge demand for blood cells to fuel a growing field of laboratory research and other studies.

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