$20M renewal of 4-decade-long federal grant to Hutch scientists
May 31, 2018
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
The National Cancer Institute has awarded Hutch with five years and nearly $20 million in funding for research to develop better therapies for people with blood cancers. The award is the latest renewal of a grant that has been funded continuously for more than 40 years.
‘Round Up & Donate’ in-app feature lets passengers donate to cancer research
May 31, 2018
Lyft, the fastest-growing U.S. rideshare company, today announced that Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will be added to the list of nonprofits that benefit from an in-app feature that lets passengers round up their fare to the nearest dollar and donate the difference to their charity of choice.
Fred Hutch’s cancer registry has been a mainstay of epidemiological research since 1974
May 24, 2018
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s award-winning Cancer Surveillance System database, or CSS, which folds into the larger national cancer registry, the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program, or SEER, has received a contract renewal of up to 10 years from the National Cancer Institute.
Biologist uses viruses to study molecular evolution
May 23, 2018
| By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Jesse Bloom, a researcher in Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Basic Sciences Division and Herbold Computational Biology Program, has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator.
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