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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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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 3, 2017

Dr. Nancy Davidson, former VP Joe Biden and other cancer leaders share insights about disease that touches so many; Novel ‘barcode’ tracking of T cells in immunotherapy patients identifies likely cancer killers; and Fred Hutch/UW graduate student Qing Feng among this year’s 13 Weintraub award winners.

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Investing in the future

Five researchers get surprise grants through new President’s Young Investigator Awards

June 27, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

This spring, five “young investigators” working at the Seattle cancer research center ― or soon to join it ― received entirely unexpected notes from Fred Hutch president and director Dr. Gary Gilliland. And the notes carried a bigger surprise. Each scientist had been awarded a $100,000 grant for “unrestricted” research in their laboratories.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

May 5, 2016

Applicants wanted for most inclusive fellowship program among top cancer centers; Dr. Oliver Press honored as new Giuliani/Press Endowed Chair; possible new path to targeted therapies for certain leukemias, myelodysplastic syndrome.

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Study sheds new light on molecular pathways behind marrow disorders

How a single alteration in fundamental cellular machinery drives blood diseases and cancers

May 11, 2015 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers have now uncovered how a single mutation can trigger myelodysplastic syndrome, or MDS, a disorder akin to leukemia in which the bone marrow overproduces some blood cell precursors but can’t convert them to healthy blood cells.

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The FedEx factor: How handling and storage of patient blood samples can impact cancer research

New study reveals how a seemingly major leukemia discovery turned scientific cautionary tale about how standard blood collection can alter results

Nov. 10, 2014 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch's Drs. Heidi Dvinge and Robert Bradley discovered that abnormalities in a molecule called RNA were not triggered by leukemia, as previously thought, but by the manner in which blood samples from cancer patients were being stored.

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