Endowments provide faculty with freedom and flexibility to pursue critical research endeavors
Aug. 14, 2018
| By Kristen Woodward / Fred Hutch News Service
Hematologist Dr. Geoffrey Hill, a physician-scientist who was recently recruited from Australia to lead Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at Fred Hutch, is the third and most recent recipient of the José Carreras/E. Donnall Thomas Endowed Chair for Cancer Research.
$20M renewal of 4-decade-long federal grant to Hutch scientists
May 31, 2018
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
The National Cancer Institute has awarded Hutch with five years and nearly $20 million in funding for research to develop better therapies for people with blood cancers. The award is the latest renewal of a grant that has been funded continuously for more than 40 years.
Dr. Geoffrey Hill will help integrate bone marrow transplantation with emerging cancer immunotherapies
Dec. 7, 2017
| By Molly McElroy
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is appointing world-renowned blood stem cell transplantation physician-scientist Dr. Geoffrey Hill to be director of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, effective July 1.
Her one-year term will be followed by successive terms as president-elect and president
Nov. 1, 2017
| By Molly McElroy / Fred Hutch News Service
The American Society of Hematology has elected Dr. Stephanie Lee, a member of the Clinical Research Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, to be its vice president. The one-year term will begin after the 2017 ASH Annual Meeting Dec. 9–12 in Atlanta. It will be followed by successive one-year terms as president-elect and then as president. ASH announced the news Nov. 1.
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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