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.