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Will the flu vaccine work for you? Answer may be in your genes

Set of 9 genes that predicts flu response in adults under 35 could be first step to personalized vaccine

Aug. 31, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

A newly uncovered set of genes that predicts whether the flu shot will work or not could be the first step toward a personalized flu vaccine.

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Former executives from CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft join Hutch board of trustees

The cancer center continues to expand its business and tech bench as it seeks to speed the discovery of new cures

June 29, 2017 | By Jonathan Rabinovitz / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center welcomed three new members to its board of trustees yesterday, adding expertise in information technology, media and global health. The new trustees — Robert Herbold, Phil Kent and Leigh Morgan — have served, respectively, as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Microsoft Corp.; chairman and CEO at Turner Broadcasting System Inc.; and chief operating officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 16, 2017

Dr. Eduardo Méndez has received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop the first targeted therapy that they hope will be effective for most patients with head and neck cancers.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

April 28, 2016

Dr. Lily Selim receives inaugural CTI BioPharma International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship; Kiem Lab scientists, associates will give 8 presentations at ASGCT conference; Nicole Robinson, VP of Industry Relations and Business Development, a GeekWire Award finalist

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When flu viruses join forces

Certain influenza variants infect cells better together than apart, new study shows

March 15, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researchers have discovered that two flu strains can join forces, growing in infected cells in the lab better than either strain alone.

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