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Dr. Paul Neiman, founding member of Fred Hutch, dies at 78

Physician-scientist led the charge in prioritizing fundamental research, built bridges between lab and clinic

Oct. 12, 2017 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Dr. Paul Neiman, a founding member of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a transplant physician and cancer biologist, died Oct. 11 of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was 78. Neiman was also one of the founders and leaders of the Basic Sciences Division, one of the Hutch’s five scientific divisions, as well as the division that would later became the Human Biology Division. He served as director of Basic Sciences from 1983 to 1995. He retired from Fred Hutch in 2010.

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The molecules that drive cell movement

A new study visualizing cells' 'leading edge' sheds light on processes behind cellular migration

Sept. 23, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Fred Hutch biologist and director of the Basic Sciences Division Dr. Jonathan Cooper studies the molecules that drive cell movement. Understanding how cells migrate through the body will help scientists better understand not only embryonic development, but disease processes such as wound healing and cancer metastasis.

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Good News at Fred Hutch

Celebrating faculty and staff achievements

Sept. 22, 2016

Dr. Candice Grzelak gets $180K to study breast cancer mets; Infectious Disease Sciences earns training grant; Drs. Jesse Bloom, Frederick "Erick" Matsen named HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholars

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The science of cancer spread

The how and why of metastasis — and what it might take to stop it

April 28, 2016 | By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Metastasis, or cancer spread, is complex and still largely mysterious. What do researchers know -- and what do they still need to know to stop metastasis?

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'Every day something new': Dr. Sue Biggins selected as HHMI investigator

Flexible support from the prestigious nonprofit will open new research doors

May 19, 2015 | By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service

Biologist Dr. Sue Biggins, associate director of the Basic Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has been selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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Dr. Sue Biggins elected to National Academy of Sciences

Biologist honored for her research on how cells segregate chromosomes during division

April 28, 2015 | By Fred Hutch News Service staff

Dr. Sue Biggins, a genetics and biology researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, on Tuesday was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. One of the country’s highest scientific honors, the NAS is a private, nonprofit society of distinguished scholars.

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