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Breast Cancer Research Foundation funds 8 Fred Hutch/UW Cancer Consortium scientists

Nearly $2M will go toward potential therapies for metastatic disease and better risk reduction through diet and exercise

Nov. 9, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Researchers in the Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium received grants totaling nearly $2 million from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, or BCRF, funding that will continue to fuel their research through 2019. Most of the grants will go toward new therapies for patients with metastatic cancers.

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Dr. Matthias Stephan named Allen Distinguished Investigator

The $1.5 million award will help translate cutting-edge nanoparticle immunotherapy approach to the clinic

Oct. 30, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch immunobioengineer Dr. Matthias Stephan, who is developing the use of immune-cell-programming nanoparticles as a cancer treatment, has been named a 2018 Allen Distinguished Investigator by The Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group.

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Dr. Joachim Deeg named Miklos Kohary and Natalia Zimonyi Kohary Endowed Chair for Cancer Research

Endowment will support future research for myelodysplastic syndromes

Oct. 18, 2018 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Joachim Deeg, a clinical researcher at Fred Hutch who studies myelodysplastic syndromes, has been named the Miklos and Natalia Zimonyi Kohary Endowed Chair for Cancer Research.

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Dr. Stephanie Lee honored as new Giuliani/Press Endowed Chair recipient

The honor will support Lee in perpetuity as she continues her research on blood stem cell transplantation and chronic GVHD

Oct. 17, 2018 | By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch physician-scientist Dr. Stephanie Lee, the second recipient of the David and Patricia Giuliani/Oliver Press Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, was honored at an Oct. 12 ceremony at Fred Hutch.

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New study aims to improve quality of life and survival in older, sicker bone marrow transplant patients

Large clinical trial funded by $3.5M federal research grant

Oct. 5, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Mohamed Sorror has received a new five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a large clinical trial aimed at improving the quality of life and survival of medically vulnerable patients after they receive a transplant of donated blood-forming stem cells.

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Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb wins mentorship award

1st Oliver Press Award for Extraordinary Mentorship named in honor of late Hutch scientist

Oct. 4, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb — “Dr. Bev” — received the first Oliver Press Award for Extraordinary Mentorship. Torok-Storb has founded and led several internship programs, with a focus on students from underrepresented groups.

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