New Fred Hutch study looks at whether persistent organic pollutants can undercut vaccines
July 7, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Could persistent organic pollutants interfere with the effectiveness of vaccines? A new five-year collaboration between Fred Hutch and the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to find out.
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.
New tumor tissue repository will ‘open the flood gates’ for research
Dec. 9, 2014
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center began a new collaboration with Chinese researchers this week by signing an agreement to establish a tumor tissue repository with the Henan Cancer Research Institute and the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division co-director will fill vacancy left by Larry Corey, incoming president and director
Nov. 1, 2010
Dr. Julie McElrath, co-director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, is a new senior vice president at the Hutchinson Center. She replaces Dr. Larry Corey, who assumes the role of Center president and director in January.