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Fred Hutch researchers share what motivates them

Dec. 28, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Eliminating cancer and related diseases is more than an idea — it’s what keeps our researchers motivated every day. Fred Hutch scientists share what keeps them going.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements, and other notable news

Dec. 18, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Fred Hutch bone marrow transplant program at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance receives top recognition for third consecutive year; St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright named 51st Hutch Award winner; Uganda's minister of health visits Fred Hutch; Fred Hutch Global Oncology hosts toy drive for kids with cancer in Uganda; Dr. Oliver Press edits hematology textbook.

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Super survivors: What those with HIV who don’t get sick can teach us

Meet five ‘HIV controllers,’ some positive for decades, who may hold clues to ending AIDS

Dec. 14, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Rod Fichter’s story of surviving while his partner died of AIDS was the emotional centerpiece of the HBO VICE Special Report, "Countdown to Zero." Multiply his story by 100 and you will begin to understand the exceptional volunteers who are part of a long-running Fred Hutch study on people with HIV who control the virus without medication.

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‘Don’t stop now’: an endgame for HIV/AIDS

HBO’s ‘Countdown to Zero,’ featuring Fred Hutch researchers, shows the pandemic remains, but fresh hope abounds

Dec. 2, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

The new HBO documentary, “Countdown to Zero,” featuring Fred Hutch HIV-research pioneers, paints a clear picture of how prevalent HIV still is and chronicles the progress being made toward preventing and even curing it.

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Growing a lab

A young scientist makes the leap from postdoc to principal investigator

Nov. 16, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Justin Taylor, 34, is on the young side for a principal investigator – the lead researcher of a project or lab. In the last year, he's gone from being a postdoctoral fellow in someone else’s lab to being the P.I. of his own at a time when science itself is facing funding hurdles.

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Madame Peng Liyuan, first lady of China, visits Fred Hutch

Bill and Melinda Gates, Nobel-winner Dr. Linda Buck among luminaries meeting and touring Hutch HIV vaccine lab

Sept. 23, 2015 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Her passion for improving the health of those in her country and beyond brought Madame Peng Liyuan, the wife of Chinese President Xi Jinping, to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle Wednesday. She met with Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Co-Chairs and Trustees Bill and Melinda Gates, Fred Hutch Nobel Prize–winner Dr. Linda Buck and other key researchers during the visit. Peng and her delegation also toured a lab where critical HIV vaccine research is being done.

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