Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutch part of coast-to-coast conversation to stop cancer
June 29, 2016
| By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service
For the first time, America talks together Wednesday about ending cancer – from a Cancer Moonshot Summit at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to hundreds of simultaneous gatherings in all 50 states on the “national day of action” to speed cures.
Xconomy forum highlights research in vaccines, organ transplants, big data, more
May 3, 2016
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
It was a dizzying round-up of Seattle’s life sciences research and biotech scene, from designer proteins to the looming threat of the Zika virus. This year’s forum was titled “Life Sciences Disruptors,” though Lash and the other speakers didn’t focus on the technology buzzword theme, but if there was one common thread to the afternoon’s whirlwind tour of Seattle’s public and private life sciences work it was that which is new and unexpected — and a look to the future of healthcare.
Matthew Trunnell on big data and why the life sciences need to play catch-up
Sept. 18, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
The need to keep patient data private and the historically insular nature of academic research have combined to leave biomedical research behind the times when it comes to Big Data. Fred Hutch's new CIO Matthew Trunnell hopes to change that.