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Tip Sheet: Making checkpoint inhibitors more effective; a new HIV vaccine trial; and how to deal with measles and cancer

SEATTLE – Aug. 5, 2019 – Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research findings, with links for additional background and media contacts.
August 05, 2019

Targeting a subset of stem cells shows lasting, therapeutically relevant gene editing in blood cells

A new Science Translational Medicine paper is first to report how editing a portion of stem cells with CRISPR/Cas9 is sufficient for long-term reactivation of therapeutic hemoglobin
July 31, 2019

New Research Identifies Gene That Hides Cancer Cells from Immunotherapy

Findings in Developmental Cell show that expression of an early developmental gene prevents the immune system from identifying and attacking cancer cells
July 18, 2019

Fred Hutch Obliteride bike riders pedal to cure cancer faster on Aug. 10

Join the summer event that has raised $16 million for research at Fred Hutch
July 17, 2019

Fred Hutch adds senior leaders from Celgene and Amazon to board of trustees

Dr. Corsee Sanders and Sean Boyle add science, technology, finance and innovation expertise to cancer research center’s board
July 09, 2019

Tip Sheet: Engineering antibody-producing B cells; Editing genes via gold nanoparticles; and using AI to screen lung cancer patients

SEATTLE – June 4, 2019 – Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research, with links for additional background and media contacts.
June 04, 2019

Fred Hutch at ASCO: HPV vaccine uptake in U.S., immunotherapy and sarcoma, financial toxicity of cancer, health care disparities and more

The American Society of Clinical Oncology will hold its annual meeting May 31-June 4 in Chicago
May 28, 2019

Could gold be the key to making gene therapy for HIV and other blood disorders more accessible?

A proof-of-principle study published in Nature Materials shows that gold nanoparticles loaded with CRISPR and other gene-editing tools safely and effectively edited blood stem cells. (Photos, diagram available for media use.)
May 27, 2019

Stephen Piscotty of the Oakland Athletics wins 54th Annual Hutch Award

Right fielder honored for overcoming personal tragedy, demonstrating a commitment to scientific research and exemplifying the spirit of Fred Hutchinson
May 21, 2019

Tip Sheet: How bird flu travels to humans; radiation and cancer risk after bone marrow transplant; and a look at the potential of liquid biopsies

SEATTLE – May 6, 2019 – Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research, with links for additional background and media contacts.
May 06, 2019

Fred Hutch announces 7 inaugural recipients of Dr. Eddie Méndez award

The award recognizes postdoctoral researchers in cancer biology who are from underrepresented minority groups
May 01, 2019

Seattle to Glow Orange to Support Cancer Research at Fred Hutch

The 520 Bridge, skyscrapers to light up during National Cancer Research Month
April 30, 2019

Tip Sheet: Strategies for an HIV cure; early detection for lung cancer disease; and a look at blood clots and cancer

SEATTLE – April 10, 2019 – Below are summaries of recent Fred Hutch research, with links for additional background and media contacts.
April 10, 2019

Fred Hutch at AACR: NextGen star, liquid biopsies, immunotherapy, cancer genetics, health disparities and more

The American Association for Cancer Research will hold its annual meeting March 29–April 3 in Atlanta
March 22, 2019

Aga Khan University and Fred Hutch join in global collaboration

The organizations signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on prevention, diagnosis, treatment of cancer and related diseases
March 07, 2019

Fred Hutch announces 2019 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award recipients

Thirteen graduate students selected for prestigious award in the biological sciences
March 01, 2019

CASSINI Trial publishes data on preventing blood clots in cancer patients

Study data could inform new guidelines for diagnosing, preventing and treating cancer patients at high risk of developing blood clots
February 20, 2019

Research shows structural barriers are the biggest reason for low participation in clinical trials

Findings in Journal of the National Cancer Institute shows patients don’t have enough opportunities for participation
February 19, 2019

Scientists learn how common virus reactivates after transplantation

New Science paper describes how antibody-producing B cells, not disease-fighting T cells, protect against reactivation of cytomegalovirus
January 17, 2019

Seattle team pivotal to FDA OK on drug for rare skin cancer

UW Medicine and Fred Hutch had key roles in clinical trial of immunotherapy option for often-lethal Merkel cell cancer
December 20, 2018
Last Modified, July 31, 2019