Soaring Heart volunteer team makes and donates natural wool pillows to housing complex for patients and their families
Oct. 10, 2011
| By Christi Ball Loso
Employees of Soaring Heart Natural Bed Company in Seattle spent an afternoon making 70 pillows and then delivering them to cancer patients and families at Pete Gross House. The project, part of the Sept. 16 United Way Day of Caring, was the brainchild of Soaring Heart owner and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center supporter Mike Schaefer.
Members host the annual Premier Chefs Dinner and volunteer to help patients
June 13, 2011
| By Christi Ball Loso
For members of the Magnolia Guild it’s not enough to raise more than $518,000 for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s pancreas cancer research at the 2011 Premier Chefs Dinner. Guild volunteers want to top that total during next year’s culinary event with the help of new members—perhaps with you among them.
Julie McElrath, HIV Vaccine Trials Unit contribute to research breakthrough that may explain how some HIV-positive people control the virus with immune system alone
Nov. 15, 2010
| By Kristen Woodward
An international research consortium involving Dr. Julie McElrath and other clinical researchers from the Seattle HIV Vaccine Trials Unit—a joint program of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington—is a significant step closer to understanding the genetics of "elite controllers."
Institutional Review Office needs retired scientists, health care professionals and lay people to serve on board
May 17, 2010
| By Dean Forbes
When Lee Strucker in Human Resources heard that the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Institutional Review Board needed community members for its research review committees, he thought of his father-in-law and suggested that he consider it. Now Dick Erickson, a retired neuropsychologist, is the IRB’s newest volunteer.
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