https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/rss2015-09-27T15:00:35.913ZCenter News RSS FeedAdobe Experience ManagerToys to totems: Sacred artifacts keep lost loved ones closeAfter death, the mementos left behind are never enough. And yet they are everything. The favorite toys of three children who died from brain cancer have all inspired glass artwork to be unveiled Oct. 10 at Fred Hutch.
https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/sacred-artifacts-keep-departed-loved-ones-close2015-10-08T21:35:52.000Z2015-10-08T21:35:52.000ZGood News at Fred HutchDr. Garnet Anderson among Puget Sound Business Journal 2015 Women of Influence; Dr. Paul Martin appointed AACI-CRI Steering Committee chairhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/good-news-anderson-martn2015-10-08T20:31:00.000Z2015-10-08T20:31:00.000ZSeattle Mayor Ed Murray: A candid chat on guns, homelessness and diversitySeattle Mayor Ed Murray, speaking at Fred Hutch on Wednesday, delved into topics close to his heart, including diversity and firearms. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/seattle_mayor_ed_murray_guns_homelessness_diversity2015-10-07T22:39:32.000Z2015-10-07T22:39:32.000ZScratching the surface of a rare skin cancerSkin cancer researcher Dr. Paul Nghiem is leading a clinical trial testing the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab for patients with advanced Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare and aggressive skin cancer. Early results from the trial are showing great promise for these patients.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/immunotherapy-promise-merkel-cell-carcinoma2015-10-06T15:44:26.000Z2015-10-06T15:44:26.000ZFirst HIV, then cancer As people with HIV live longer, they are developing cancers at higher rates than the general population, a new study shows. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/people-HIV-higher-cancer-rates2015-10-05T20:38:46.000Z2015-10-05T20:38:46.000Z'Every step was for them'Cancer survivors, community members and other supporters of Fred Hutch ascended 832 steps to to the top of the Space Needle to raise money for cancer research Saturday.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/Space-Needle-climb-for-Fred-Hutch2015-10-05T19:46:15.000Z2015-10-05T19:46:15.000ZGood News at Fred HutchCTI BioPharma and Fred Hutch announce international research fellowship in blood cancers; Dr. Julie Overbaugh receives $2.5M NIDA grant for HIV research; Dr. Johnnie Orozco wins grant to develop less-toxic cancer treatment; Dr. Philip Greenberg named editor-in-chief of Cancer Immunology Research; CFO Randy Main receives AIRI lifetime achievement awardhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/good-news-cti-overbaugh-orozco-greenberg-main2015-10-01T20:20:15.000Z2015-10-01T20:20:15.000ZTesting without contextMost women who undergo genetic testing to help determine their risk of hereditary breast cancer do not first receive counseling by a trained genetic professional, according to a new study. Our experts weigh in.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/10/BRCA-genetic-tests-without-counseling2015-10-01T15:01:00.000Z2015-10-01T15:01:00.000ZDoctor, researcher, patient and pathfinderDr. Paul Neiman spent much of his career living in two disparate worlds. He was a kind and compassionate doctor to patients living with — and often dying from — leukemia in the very early days of transplant medicine. And he was also a successful lab researcher studying the molecular details of oncogenesis, or how tumors come to be, despite lacking formal scientific training. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/Paul-Neiman-doctor-researcher-patient-pathfinder2015-09-28T17:38:28.000Z2015-09-28T17:38:28.000ZHIV’s unusual family treeA new study on the evolutionary biology of HIV, simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) and chimp genes by Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Michael Emerman sheds light on how a critical immune blockade may have been breached, just once, to allow the HIV precursor to leap from monkeys to chimps. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/HIV-virus-evolutionary-biology2015-09-25T19:13:08.000Z2015-09-25T19:13:08.000ZGood News at Fred HutchSCIEX to commercialize proteomics technology developed in Paulovich Lab; Dr. Anne McTiernan on panel linking obesity and kidney cancer; Dr. Jason Bielas develops technique to detect rare gene mutations for earlier cancer detection; Dr. Katherine Tarlock receives Hyundai Hope on Wheels granthttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/good-news-paulovich-mctiernan-bielas-tarlock2015-09-25T17:16:10.000Z2015-09-25T17:16:10.000Z Madame Peng Liyuan, first lady of China, visits Fred HutchHer 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.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/madame-peng-liyuan-first-lady-china-Fred-Hutch2015-09-23T15:11:14.000Z2015-09-23T15:11:14.000ZWhen cancer is a side effect of cancerSurvivors of childhood cancer are twice as likely as the general population be diagnosed with cancer after age 40, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota and Fred Hutch. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/childhood-cancer-survivors-twice-as-likely-to-get-second-cancers2015-09-21T18:17:22.000Z2015-09-21T18:17:22.000ZData wrangler: Fred Hutch’s new CIO on research’s next upgradeThe need to keep patient data private and the historically insular nature of academic research have combined to leave biomedical research behind the times when it comes to Big Data. Fred Hutch's new CIO Matthew Trunnell hopes to change that.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/matthew-trunnell-on-big-data-and-life-sciences2015-09-18T17:55:00.000Z2015-09-18T17:55:00.000Z‘We’re here for you’: Fred Hutch welcomes community to celebrate 40 yearsTuesday afternoon, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center celebrated four decades of innovation, research and cures with a block party unhampered by the day’s gloomy weather.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/fred-hutch-welcomes-community-40th-anniversary2015-09-16T20:43:25.000Z2015-09-16T20:43:25.000ZGender bias in academic science persists — from start-up to senior facultyFemale medical faculty are less likely to be promoted and given fewer dollars to start labs, two new studies find.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/gender-bias-academic-science-new-studies2015-09-16T00:49:27.000Z2015-09-16T00:49:27.000ZJoin us for Fred Hutch's 40th Anniversary Block Partyhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/fred-hutch-40-anniversary-block-party2015-09-14T17:49:15.000Z2015-09-14T17:49:15.000ZGood News at Fred HutchDr. Michele Andrasik honored for advocacy of women with HIV; Fred Hutch Web developers win digital marketing awardhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/good-news-andrasik-schempp2015-09-10T18:18:34.000Z2015-09-10T18:18:34.000ZYep, e-cigarettes are a gateway to smokingTwo small but significant new studies are answering big questions regarding electronic cigarette use in teens and young adults. As suspected, the popular tobacco alternatives are a gateway to smoking. And they might also be tempting teens with a sneaky way to smoke pot, too.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/ecigs-gateway-to-smoking2015-09-08T21:45:41.000Z2015-09-08T21:45:41.000ZGood News at Fred HutchFred Hutch Visitor Center opens; Sage Bionetworks and Drs. Soheil Meshinchi and Heather Schuback receive St. Baldrick's grantshttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2015/09/good-news-visitor-center-sage-meshinchi-schuback2015-09-03T18:50:48.000Z2015-09-03T18:50:48.000Z