New Fred Hutch study looks at whether persistent organic pollutants can undercut vaccines
July 7, 2016
| By Diane Mapes / Fred Hutch News Service
Could persistent organic pollutants interfere with the effectiveness of vaccines? A new five-year collaboration between Fred Hutch and the Chinese Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is about to find out.
From cancer vaccines to engineered T cells, experts weigh in on the big unknowns
March 18, 2016
| by Susan Keown / Fred Hutch News Service
Fred Hutch immunotherapy experts share their perspectives on a few of the big questions in cancer immunotherapy research — and the steps that they and their colleagues are taking to answer them as quickly as they can.
Researchers design and create donut-shaped proteins from scratch
Dec. 16, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Researchers design and create donut-shaped proteins from scratch that could one day help yield more potent vaccines, more powerful growth factors to stimulate the growth of cancer-fighting immune cells in stem cell or cord blood transplants, or even a molecular sponge to soak up toxins in the body after poisoning.