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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 7, 2017

A common, normally dormant virus called cytomegalovirus can make matters worse for patients with critical illness — and a new study by Fred Hutch's Dr. Michael Boeckh and colleagues at the University of Washington hints that preventing the virus from reawakening in these critical moments could stem some of its harm.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 20, 2017

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

July 13, 2017

Mary Potts, longtime director of information services for Fred Hutch’s Cancer Surveillance System, was honored recently with the prestigious Constance L. Percy Award for Distinguished Service by the North American Association of Central Cancer Registries, or NAACCR.

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Training tomorrow's HIV researchers

With no end yet to the pandemic, a program supports young South African physician-scientists

June 12, 2017 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Nishila Moodley receives an award from her mentor, internationally acclaimed HIV researcher Dr. Glenda Gray, as the first graduate of the South African HVTN AIDS Vaccine Early Stage Investigator Programme.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

June 8, 2017

Fred Hutch epidemiologist Dr. Margaret Madeleine just received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to test whether the preventive HPV vaccine could be also be used as a therapy anogenital precancers.

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New library of HIV mutants could inform vaccine design

Laboratory manipulation of the AIDS-causing virus reveals evolutionary ‘dead-ends’

June 1, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch researchers have created a library containing millions of mutant HIV viruses. Some of these mutants are very good at infecting human cells, no different from their “natural” viral ancestor. Some of them are worse. Together, they can teach researchers something important about HIV in humans.

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