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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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Doctor, researcher, patient and pathfinder

Dr. Paul Neiman reflects on 40 years of leadership, collaboration and curiosity

Sept. 28, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Paul Neiman spent much of his career living in two disparate worlds. He was a kind and compassionate doctor to patients living with — and often dying from — leukemia in the very early days of transplant medicine. And he was also a successful lab researcher studying the molecular details of oncogenesis, or how tumors come to be, despite lacking formal scientific training.

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Science looks before viruses leap

What a semi-nomadic ethnic group — and their performing monkeys — can teach us about how viruses jump from animals to humans

June 15, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

To understand how viruses leap from monkey to human, researchers at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington are studying the Bedey people, a semi-nomadic group that travels around Bangladesh, giving performances for cash with their trained monkeys.

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How to see in the dark

After a car accident left her blind, Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Maxine Linial learned to lead her research team and continue pioneering work in the lab without sight

Sept. 19, 2014 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa

After a car accident left her blind, Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Maxine Linial learned to lead her research team and continue pioneering work in the lab without sight.

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Study: Simian foamy viruses readily occur when humans and macaques in Bangladesh share habitats

Researchers, including Maxine Linial and Frederick Matsen, hope to protect humans from another deadly outbreak like HIV

Sept. 4, 2013

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Gottschling, Linial elected to American Academy of Microbiology

Basic Sciences faculty honored for original contributions that have advanced the field

May 14, 2012

The American Academy of Microbiology has named Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Drs. Dan Gottschling and Maxine Linial, both of the Basic Sciences Division, as 2012 fellows. Linial, a molecular biologist, researches how animal viruses could affect human health. Cell biologist Gottschling studies cellular aging processes.

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