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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 8, 2017

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Madeleine just received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test whether the preventive HPV vaccine could be also be used as a therapy anogenital precancers.

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New library of HIV mutants could inform vaccine design

Laboratory manipulation of the AIDS-causing virus reveals evolutionary ‘dead-ends’

June 1, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researchers have created a library containing millions of mutant HIV viruses. Some of these mutants are very good at infecting human cells, no different from their “natural” viral ancestor. Some of them are worse. Together, they can teach researchers something important about HIV in humans.

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On the Zika trail

Genomic sequencing offers new clues to the virus’ spread from Brazil to the Caribbean to Miami

May 24, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Genomic sequencing is telling us more about Zika virus evolution and spread than we can learn through standard surveillance and giving us valuable lessons on how to both respond now and prevent future viral outbreaks.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 20, 2017

Dr. Glenda Gray among Time magazine’s ‘100 most influential’; Fred Hutch license plates coming soon; UW establishes Dr. Oliver W. Press Distinguished MSTP Alumnus Award; and Dr. Vivian Oehler receives ASH Bridge Grant for leukemia research.

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Bezos family gives $35 million to Fred Hutch

‘What we are really giving is the gift of time’; funds will be invested in more world-class faculty to speed cures for cancer patients

March 30, 2017 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

The single, largest gift to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will be invested in hiring more world-class faculty to speed cures for cancer patients, said President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland.

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What we’re learning about cancer-causing bacteria and viruses

Unusual links between our microbiome and cancer highlighted at 2017 American Society of Preventive Oncology

March 15, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Research presented at this week’s 2017 American Society of Preventive Oncology meeting in Seattle showed, viewing our microbes as wholly good or bad might be an oversimplification.

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