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Dr. Marie Bleakley named Gerdin Family Endowed Chair for Leukemia Research

Pediatric cancer physician-scientist feted at rooftop reception

Aug. 30, 2018 | By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch pediatric leukemia specialist Dr. Marie Bleakley has been named the Gerdin Family Endowed Chair for Leukemia Research, which was funded by the generosity of a patient family from Iowa.

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The legacy of a pioneering transplant immunologist

‘So much to be learned’: Dr. John Hansen reflects on the lives he’s saved and the answers still to come

July 11, 2018 | by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service

Among his many contributions to bone marrow transplantation, Hansen helped define the rules for matching donors and patients and was a founding father of volunteer donor registries.

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3 big new leukemia research projects advance cutting-edge cell therapies, stem cell transplant

$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.

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Physician assistant Debra Mattson to retire May 24

She has been the historian — and the heart —of the Infectious Disease Consult Service

May 21, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

After 30 years at Fred Hutch, the historian — and heart — of the Infectious Disease Consult Service leaves us with life advice that is as simple as it is profound: Just be kind.

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Pacific NW Magazine profiles Fred Hutch’s pursuit of cancer cures

Seattle Times’ Sunday feature looks at the melding of expertise, drive and technology making new cures possible

May 17, 2018 | By Fred Hutch staff

Cover story of Seattle Times’ Pacific NW Magazine explores why Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is closing in on cancer cures.

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With approval of new CMV drug for transplant patients, a legacy continues

Tissue samples from a clinical trial conducted decades ago yield new insights and treatments

April 12, 2018 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Tissue samples from a landmark clinical trial conducted decades ago by the late Dr. Joel Meyers yield new insights and treatments

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