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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW August 26, 2019

New Research Identifies Gene That Hides Cancer Cells from Immunotherapy

Findings in Developmental Cell show that expression of an early developmental gene prevents the immune system from identifying and attacking cancer cells
Releases - July 18, 2019

Study uncovers new proteins involved in regulating muscular dystrophy-linked gene

CRISPR-based proteomics technique reveals potential therapeutic targets for FSHD, a rare but devastating disease
Hutch News - March 13, 2018

Muscle or neuron? A simple swap can redirect cell fate

Alter just one section of the protein responsible for making a muscle cell a muscle cell — and it makes nerve cells instead
Hutch News - March 19, 2015

Glaxosmithkline partnership will target muscular dystrophy

Agreement merges Dr. Stephen Tapscott’s breakthrough research on facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy with drug-discovery expertise
Hutch News - December 17, 2012

Fred Hutch GSK Partnership - Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Collaboration represents first U.S. institution chosen to participate in GSK academic-industry partnership
Releases - December 10, 2012

Tapscott team finds two genetic flaws fuel form of muscular dystrophy

Latest in a series of breakthrough discoveries by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Stephen Tapscott and an international team of researchers may lead to biomarker tests, new treatments
Hutch News - November 12, 2012

Four Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center teams win Hartwell Innovation Fund awards

Each team of scientists will receive $80,000 grants to jump-start innovative and high-risk, high-reward research opportunities
Hutch News - August 13, 2012

Tapscott Lab's Geng among Weintraub winners

Molecular and cell biologist Linda Geng is one of 13 recipients nationwide of the Center's 2012 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award
Hutch News - March 12, 2012

Tapscott team discovers genes, mechanisms of common muscular dystrophy

Discoveries may result in biomarker test for facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy, a disease that initially affects the skeletal muscles of the face, scapula and upper arms
Hutch News - January 30, 2012

Center hosts 15th Weintraub reunion meeting Nov. 4, 5

Former graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and collaborators of the late Dr. Harold Weintraub will gather to discuss their work and celebrate Weintraub’s scientific legacy
Hutch News - October 31, 2011

‘Dead gene’ plays key role in muscular dystrophy

Tapscott’s global team discovers expression of an MD-causing gene thought to be inactive in humans; work may lead to new therapy targets, evolutionary insights
Hutch News - November 01, 2010
Last Modified, August 15, 2019