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Tip Sheet: Mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors; second dose of CAR-T cells shows potential; and gene-edited cells stay safe as immunotherapy attacks cancer

Tip Sheet: Mesh loaded with T cells shrinks tumors; second dose of CAR-T cells shows potential; and gene-edited cells stay safe as immunotherapy attacks cancer

SEATTLE – Jan. 08, 2019 – Below are summaries of recentFred Hutch research findings with links for additional background and media contacts.
Releases - January 09, 2020
Targeting a subset of stem cells shows lasting, therapeutically relevant gene editing in blood cells

Targeting a subset of stem cells shows lasting, therapeutically relevant gene editing in blood cells

A new Science Translational Medicine paper is first to report how editing a portion of stem cells with CRISPR/Cas9 is sufficient for long-term reactivation of therapeutic hemoglobin
Releases - July 31, 2019
Engineering B cells to bypass vaccines

Engineering B cells to bypass vaccines

From the Taylor Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Science Spotlight - July 15, 2019
Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV and other blood disorders more accessible?

Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV and other blood disorders more accessible?

A proof-of-principle study published in Nature Materials shows that gold nanoparticles loaded with CRISPR and other gene-editing tools safely and effectively edited blood stem cells. (Photos, diagram available for media use.)
Releases - May 27, 2019
Special delivery: Gold nanoparticles ship CRISPR cargo

Special delivery: Gold nanoparticles ship CRISPR cargo

Fred Hutch scientists used their new golden courier to edit genes tied to HIV, genetic blood disorders
Hutch News - May 27, 2019
Q&A: A new focus on small cell lung cancer

Q&A: A new focus on small cell lung cancer

Dr. David MacPherson discusses the state of small cell lung cancer research, how his lab is tackling this deadly disease, and what makes him excited for the future
Hutch News - February 07, 2019
Gene therapy for sickle cell disease, and more

Gene therapy for sickle cell disease, and more

$3.7 million grant to fund novel gene therapy approach for dangerous genetic disorders of hemoglobin
Hutch News - February 02, 2017
CRISPR and beyond: The ins and outs of gene editing and its potential for cures

CRISPR and beyond: The ins and outs of gene editing and its potential for cures

The big 4 gene-editing platforms and how they could usher in new therapies for HIV, cancer — and other diseases
Hutch News - August 04, 2016
Last Modified, August 15, 2019