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Former executives from CNN, Gates Foundation and Microsoft join Hutch board of trustees

The cancer center continues to expand its business and tech bench as it seeks to speed the discovery of new cures

June 29, 2017 | By Jonathan Rabinovitz / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center welcomed three new members to its board of trustees yesterday, adding expertise in information technology, media and global health. The new trustees — Robert Herbold, Phil Kent and Leigh Morgan — have served, respectively, as executive vice president and chief operating officer at Microsoft Corp.; chairman and CEO at Turner Broadcasting System Inc.; and chief operating officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Matt McIlwain named vice chair of Hutch board

The director of Madrona Ventures Group has a passion for innovation – and a personal motivation

July 11, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Matt McIlwain, who was named vice chair of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center’s board of trustees on Monday, believes that cancer breakthroughs will increasingly be found at the intersection of the biological sciences, computer science and data science.

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A passion for public service

Christine Gregoire, former Washington governor and cancer survivor, continues her lifetime of advocating for others as Fred Hutch’s new board chair

July 11, 2016 | By Linda Dahlstrom / Fred Hutch News Service

Christine Gregoire, former Washington governor and cancer survivor, continues her lifetime of advocating for others as Fred Hutch’s new board chair.

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and other tech, business leaders join Hutch board of trustees

Board will help guide center in ‘achieving the most ambitious goals in cancer research’

July 11, 2016 | By Bill Briggs / Fred Hutch News Service

The new board members will help guide Fred Hutch in ‘achieving the most ambitious goals in cancer research.’

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Investing in the future

Five researchers get surprise grants through new President’s Young Investigator Awards

June 27, 2016 | By Sabin Russell / Fred Hutch News Service

This spring, five “young investigators” working at the Seattle cancer research center ― or soon to join it ― received entirely unexpected notes from Fred Hutch president and director Dr. Gary Gilliland. And the notes carried a bigger surprise. Each scientist had been awarded a $100,000 grant for “unrestricted” research in their laboratories.

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Doug Walker, philanthropic leader and conservationist, lost in New Year's accident

Jan. 4, 2016

Doug Walker, a Seattle tech entrepreneur and longtime Fred Hutch Board of Trustee member died in a snowshoeing accident on Granite Mountain over the New Year’s holiday.

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