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A life in tune

Erlinda Santos balances science and song after more than four decades at Fred Hutch

Jan. 6, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

Erlinda Santos, a research tech supervisor, has logged more than 40 years hunting for cures at Fred Hutch. She may also be the only Filipino-born scientist in the nation whose research is partially rooted in American crooners. Perry Como. Pat Boone. Elvis. In her childhood home outside Manila, her father was an electronics technician who bought and placed jukeboxes in local restaurants, maintaining the machines and reaping the coins patrons plunked in to hear 1950s dinner tunes. "We were brought up from those jukeboxes," she said.

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Kids like Rita: A doctor’s drive to save children from deadly blood cancers

Pediatric transplant pioneer Dr. Jean Sanders reflects on a lifetime of dedicated focus, all for ‘her kids’

Dec. 23, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Jean Sanders helped pioneer bone marrow transplants for children with blood cancers -- and worked to ensure that they lived their healthiest lives afterward too.

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From building toys to developing cures

At 80, transplant scientist Dr. Rainer Storb can't stop tinkering with — and solving — medical puzzles

Dec. 21, 2015 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Rainer Storb loves seeing and catching up with his former patients - men and women saved by his own research. He's 80 with big research goals still ahead.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Dr. Rainer Storb receives $12.9M to study blood stem-cell therapies for immune deficiencies; Dr. Julie Overbaugh studies HIV 'superinfection' to provide clues for better vaccine design

July 9, 2015 | By Fred Hutch staff

Dr. Rainier Storb receives $12.9M to study stem-cell therapies for immune deficiencies; Dr. Julie Overbaugh studies HIV 'superinfection' to provide clues for better vaccine design

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40 things you didn't know about Fred Hutch

Feb. 17, 2015 | By Kristen Woodward and Fred Hutch staff writers

Discover how Fred Hutch has changed lives — and the world — with anecdotes and facts ranging from the amazing to the arcane.

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Reflecting on the gift of life, 25 years later

Looking back on a Fred Hutch employee’s bone marrow milestone

June 30, 2014 | By Susan Keown

Twenty-five years ago this month, Dr. Andrew Taylor became the first Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center employee to donate bone marrow through the National Bone Marrow Donor Registry.

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