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Deploying an ancient defense to kill cancer

In a small sarcoma trial, signs of immune attack after injections of a bacteria-inspired drug

April 3, 2017 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

A small sarcoma trial showed signs of the immune system attacking cancer after injections of a bacteria-inspired drug.

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Super drugs for superbugs: Creative ways to combat antibiotic resistance

New discoveries could overcome antibiotic development stalemate, stay ahead of bacteria’s steady march toward drug resistance

Jan. 15, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

New discoveries could overcome antibiotic development stalemate and stay ahead of bacteria’s steady march toward drug resistance.

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Thompson team lauded by Environmental Protection Agency

Remarkable water study recruitment effort in Eastern Washington went 'above and beyond expectations'

Jan. 3, 2012 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Beti Thompson, head of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s Public Health Sciences Division, and her project manager, Elizabeth Carosso, received a Civil Rights and Environmental Justice award from the Environmental Protection Agency for their recruitment efforts for a groundwater contamination study in the Lower Yakima Valley.

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Salama, colleagues unlock ulcer bug’s structure

H. pylori’s corkscrew twist allows colonization; findings may lead to better drugs

June 1, 2010 | By Kristen Woodward

For the first time, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers have found that, at least when it comes to H. pylori’s ability to colonize the stomach, shape indeed matters. Dr. Nina Salama, a microbiologist in the Human Biology Division, and colleagues reported their findings May 28 in Cell.

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