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Dr. Paul Neiman, founding member of Fred Hutch, dies at 78

Physician-scientist led the charge in prioritizing fundamental research, built bridges between lab and clinic

Oct. 12, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Paul Neiman, a founding member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a transplant physician and cancer biologist, died Oct. 11 of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 78. Neiman was also one of the founders and leaders of the Basic Sciences Division, one of the Hutch’s five scientific divisions, as well as the division that would later became the Human Biology Division. He served as director of Basic Sciences from 1983 to 1995. He retired from Fred Hutch in 2010.

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How techies in Washington state can help find cancer cures

The Hutch's Dr. Gary Gilliland speaks at GeekWire Summit highlighting innovations in the Northwest and beyond

Oct. 10, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Washington state is known as the home for innovation in aviation and in coffee. But could it be known as the capital of cancer cures, too? That’s the question — and the challenge — that Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland posed to hundreds of tech industry and business leaders today at the 2017 GeekWire Summit in Seattle.

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Why Fred Hutch President Gary Gilliland is enlisting techies to defeat cancer by 2025

Sept. 26, 2017 | By Alan Boyle / GeekWire

Fred Hutch President and Director Gary Gilliland is bringing big-data experts on board to make good on his prediction that there could be cures and therapies for “most, if not all, human cancers” by 2025.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 31, 2017

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has become the first U.S. cancer center to join a growing coalition pledging to advance diversity and inclusion in the workplace. On Aug. 25, Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland joined more than 270 CEOs nationwide who have taken the pledge as part of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.™

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 24, 2017

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center bioengineer and cancer researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar has focused much of his work on what causes breast cancer cells to metastasize. Now, with the help of a new $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Ghajar and his team are hoping to crack open a mystery that has long puzzled scientists in the field: Why do metastatic cells, which can proliferate in many organs, nearly always fail to grow in skeletal muscles, which account for as much as half the body mass of an adult?

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New integrated research center launches

Dr. Denise Galloway heads new collaborative center to study prevention and treatment of cancers linked to infectious agents

Aug. 10, 2017 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Denise Galloway heads new collaborative center to research prevention and treatment of infection-related cancers

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