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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 20, 2017

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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Training tomorrow's HIV researchers

With no end yet to the pandemic, a program supports young South African physician-scientists

June 12, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Nishila Moodley receives an award from her mentor, internationally acclaimed HIV researcher Dr. Glenda Gray, as the first graduate of the South African HVTN AIDS Vaccine Early Stage Investigator Programme.

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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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