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New Scientific Publications

Each week, Fred Hutch librarians search PubMed and Web of Science to discover new papers published by Fred Hutch authors
1 NEW Week of November 10, 2019

The link between baby’s cells and mom’s disease risk

Why does mom’s risk for rheumatoid arthritis skyrocket when her baby has a gene that protects against it?
Hutch News - September 09, 2019

Giving more than birth: maternal microchimerism

- from the Nelson lab (Clinical Research Division)
Science Spotlight - May 15, 2017

Malaria during pregnancy can alter babies’ immunity

Mothers infected with the mosquito-borne parasite during pregnancy can pass more of their own cells to their offspring and change their babies’ risk of later infection, new study shows
Hutch News - May 08, 2017

False positives in prenatal tests: Study reveals reason for flaws

Harmless variations in mothers’ DNA can trigger false positives in screen for chromosomal defects; study points to immediate fix test manufacturers can make
Hutch News - April 06, 2015

A lasting Mother's Day gift -- baby's cells

Baby's and mom's cells mingle during pregnancy and those that stick around have broad impacts on health -- from cancer to diabetes
Hutch News - May 09, 2014

Hutchinson Center study finds male DNA in women's brains

Research in Dr. Lee Nelson's lab is first to show high frequency of male microchimerism in female brain; further study needed to determine medical implications
Hutch News - October 01, 2012

Fetal cells may be double-edged cancer sword for women

Gadi, colleagues find presence of circulating fetal cells in women after childbirth lowers breast cancer risk, raises colon cancer risk
Hutch News - May 14, 2012
Last Modified, August 15, 2019