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.
Dr. Paul Neiman reflects on 40 years of leadership, collaboration and curiosity
Sept. 28, 2015
| By Dr. Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Paul Neiman spent much of his career living in two disparate worlds. He was a kind and compassionate doctor to patients living with — and often dying from — leukemia in the very early days of transplant medicine. And he was also a successful lab researcher studying the molecular details of oncogenesis, or how tumors come to be, despite lacking formal scientific training.
Basic scientists honored for outstanding contributions in biochemistry, transcription, genomics and systems biology, and pathbreaking studies in the field of oncogenes
Jan. 17, 2011
| By Kristen Woodward
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center systems biologist Dr. Roger Brent and molecular biologist Dr. Robert Eisenman, both of the Basic Sciences Division, have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Election as a fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.