For the Media
Dr. Elizabeth Brown is a member of Fred Huthinson Cancer Research Center's Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division. Her research focus is the design and analysis of trials for HIV prevention, joint models for longitudinal and survival data and statistical methods in HIV/AIDS and cardiovascular research. Dr. Brown leads the Microbicide Trial Network an HIV/AIDS clinical trials network established in 2006 whose work is focused on the development and rigorous evaluation of promising microbicides to prevent the sexual transmission of HIV.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first National Cancer Institute-funded cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network.