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Study uncovers new proteins involved in regulating muscular dystrophy-linked gene

CRISPR-based proteomics technique reveals potential therapeutic targets for FSHD, a rare but devastating disease

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

A new Fred Hutch study has revealed more players in the pathway of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, or FSHD, the most common form of muscular dystrophy.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Aug. 24, 2017

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center bioengineer and cancer researcher Dr. Cyrus Ghajar has focused much of his work on what causes breast cancer cells to metastasize. Now, with the help of a new $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation, Ghajar and his team are hoping to crack open a mystery that has long puzzled scientists in the field: Why do metastatic cells, which can proliferate in many organs, nearly always fail to grow in skeletal muscles, which account for as much as half the body mass of an adult?

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

March 3, 2016

Drs. Colleen Delaney, Harlan Robins named 2016 Leaders in Health Care; Hutch study finds CMV viral load can act as surrogate endpoint for clinical trials; A new target for Tumor Paint: BLZ-100 lights up head and neck cancers; Dr. Stephen Tapscott appointed to NIAMS advisory council

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