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Functional genomics provides a window into cancer's Achilles heels

Technique pinpoints unique tumor vulnerabilities — even when they are not written in tumor DNA

May 10, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

New findings by Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues demonstrate how functional genomics can highlight potential drug targets in patients with head and neck cancer.

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Early phase clinical trial shows promise for advanced head and neck cancer

Nine out of 10 patients treated with the experimental therapy saw their tumors shrink

April 13, 2018 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

When you look at Carla Stone, you might not guess that she was diagnosed with stage 4 head and neck cancer just two years ago. Stone participated in a clinical trial that shrank her advanced tumor down to nothing, allowing her to undergo a minimally invasive surgery.

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Data drives life sciences boom in Seattle

Hutch leaders, entrepreneurs stress importance of partnerships at Life Science Innovation Northwest conference

March 30, 2018 | By Sabin Russell and Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

At a conference in Seattle, health researchers and entrepreneurs said partnerships are key as bioscience converges with data science and computer technology.

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$7 million grants boost functional genomics team science

Dr. Chris Kemp’s 2 NCI awards will help support drug-target discovery and commercialization for personalized oncology

March 15, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Christopher Kemp and colleagues have received two grants from the National Cancer Institute totaling more than $7M to support their functional genomics research.

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Remembering Dr. Eddie Méndez

Hutch friends and colleagues recall brilliant physician-scientist and ‘bright, shining star’

Jan. 11, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Remembering Dr. Eddie Mendez, brilliant surgeon and researcher dedicated to helping patients with head-and-neck cancer.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 16, 2017

Dr. Eduardo Méndez has received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop the first targeted therapy that they hope will be effective for most patients with head and neck cancers.

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