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A boy, his chicken and a bone marrow transplant

An experimental treatment — and an unconventional pet — offered both hope and healing for Andrew Adams’ rare and debilitating genetic disorder

June 23, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

It took a team of clinicians and years to get Andrew Adams to the other side of his life-threatening symptoms. Throughout it all, his beloved pet chicken Frightful kept his spirits up.

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'Not as many voices for them'

How stem cell transplant researchers are helping kids with rare non-malignant diseases

Nov. 30, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Patients like Idan Zablocki, born with the rare immune disorder known as Hyper IgM Syndrome, can be helped with treatments originally designed for cancer patients -- such as stem cell transplantation.

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Gene therapy goes global: Portable device could make future cancer, HIV cures affordable

Portable 'gene therapy in a box' could make future cancer, HIV cures affordable in developing countries

Oct. 20, 2016 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

"Gene therapy in a box," developed by Fred Hutch's Dr. Jennifer Adair, suggests a solution to one of the most vexing challenges of gene therapy: How to make these emerging, high-tech treatments accessible and affordable beyond a handful of specialized research centers to clinics worldwide.

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Biologist Bradley joins Center

Robert Bradley brings expertise in understanding alternative splicing to Basic Sciences and Public Health Sciences divisions

Aug. 15, 2011 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Robert Bradley joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center faculty this month, with a joint appointment in the Public Health Sciences Division’s Herbold Computational Biology Program and the Basic Sciences Division.

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Kiem Lab researcher lauded

Adair’s gene therapy research garners acclaim

June 14, 2010 | By Colleen Steelquist

Dr. Jennifer Adair, a researcher in the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Clinical Research Division’s Kiem Lab, recently received an Excellence in Research award from the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy. Adair presented her award-winning work at ASGCT’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., last month.

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