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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

For as long as humans have walked the earth, we’ve been accompanied by microscopic beings that are part of our bodies but not ourselves. The viruses and bacteria that coexist with humans have shaped who we are, but that doesn’t mean they are all benevolent. As 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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The science of empowerment

Health disparities workshops build bridges to better serve marginalized communities

March 13, 2017 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Through an innovative grant-training program, Fred Hutch’s Health Disparities Research Center aims to even the playing field for traditional "health have-nots."

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Open Science Prize goes to software tool for tracking viral outbreaks

Nextstrain wins international competition by making it easier to share, analyze genetic-sequencing data of spreading viruses

Feb. 28, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

After three rounds of competition — one of which involved a public vote — a software tool developed by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Basel to track Zika, Ebola and other viral disease outbreaks in real time has won the first-ever international Open Science Prize.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Feb. 16, 2017

Dr. Keith Jerome, collaborators awarded amfAR grant for HIV cure research; NCI selects Hutch survivorship study among top 10 research highlights in 2016; and Dr. Nancy Davidson receives 2017 Women in Oncology Award

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