For the Media
Dr. Larry Corey is president and director emeritus of Fred Hutch he helped drive lifesaving discoveries across an even broader spectrum of diseases. As a member of Hutch's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Dr. Corey has led some of the most significant advances in medicine in the last 30 years, including the development of safe and effective antivirals for herpes viruses, HIV and hepatitis infections. Dr. Corey is co-prinicipal investigator of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first National Cancer Institute-funded cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.