New way to pair blood stem cell donors with recipients promises to lower risk of potentially devastating transplant side effect
Aug. 28, 2015
| By Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
Soon, many patients coming to Seattle for blood stem cell transplants will have a lower risk of a potentially life-threatening complication thanks to additional genetic testing, which will be built on findings published this month by a team of Fred Hutch researchers led by Dr. Effie Wang Petersdorf.
Register for symposium and retirement reception celebrating Dr. Jean Sanders' four-decade career
June 18, 2012
Dr. Jean Sanders' profound impact on the science of pediatric transplantation will be celebrated June 29 at a Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center symposium and retirement reception: "Advances in Pediatric Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy: The Influence of a Career."
Hutchinson Center researcher built the nation's pediatric transplant program over her four-decade career; symposium June 29 will celebrate her groundbreaking achievements that have saved thousands of young lives
June 11, 2012
| By Galen Motin Goff
When Dr. Jean Sanders retires this later this month, she will leave a four-decade legacy that built the nation’s pediatric transplant program. A June 29 symposium and reception will celebrate her groundbreaking career at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
Guang-Shing Cheng helps immunocompromised patients with respiratory illnesses, aims to detect lung cancer earlier
April 30, 2012
| By Colleen Steelquist
Dr. Guang-Shing Cheng has joined the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division faculty. Her research focuses on improving outcomes for stem cell transplant patients with respiratory failure and on advancing diagnostic strategies for early detection of lung infections and cancer.
The Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium will honor Sanders Feb. 12 in Tampa, Fla.
March 9, 2009
Dr. Jean Sanders of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's Clinical Research Division will become the first recipient of the Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant Consortium's Lifetime Achievement Award. The consortium is recognizing Sanders for a career that exemplifies its mission "To support research and education to improve the availability, safety and efficacy of hematopoietic cell transplantation and other cellular therapeutics for children and adolescents." Sanders will receive the award during the 2009 Tandem bone marrow transplant meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research Thursday, Feb. 12 in Tampa, Fla.
'Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation,' authored by Hutchinson Center faculty member and Nobel laureate E. Donnall Thomas, is the world's leading textbook on the topic
Jan. 19, 2009
The 1,800-page fourth edition of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientist Dr. E. Donnall Thomas' "Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation" was unveiled at the 50th anniversary meeting of the American Society of Hematology, Dec. 8 in San Francisco.