https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/rss2015-11-25T18:03:30.497ZNews Releases RSS FeedAdobe Experience ManagerSpace Needle Foundation Donates $510,000 to Fred Hutch On Oct. 3, 2015, almost 1,200 participants climbed the 832 stairs of Seattle’s landmark Space Needle, raising more than $510,000 for cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/11/space-needle-foundation-donates-to-fred-hutch2015-11-26T04:45:00.000Z2015-11-26T04:45:00.000ZBetter help for menopausal womenDr. Katherine A. Guthrie, a biostatistician in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, is co-leading a $7 million grant for a multicenter clinical trial that will compare popular treatments for menopause-related vaginal symptoms ranging from dryness and atrophy (thinning and shrinking of the tissues) to itching, irritation and painful intercourse.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/11/better-help-for-menopausal-women2015-11-05T22:43:31.000Z2015-11-05T22:43:31.000ZFred Hutch's Obliteride sets new fundraising recordFred Hutch’s Obliteride climbs to a record $2.65 million in its third year, bringing in more money for a nonprofit organization than any other bike ride in the Pacific Northwest. To date, Obliteride has raised nearly $7 million for lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/10/obliteride-sets-new-fundraising-record2015-10-30T02:00:00.000Z2015-10-30T02:00:00.000ZImmunotherapy for pancreatic cancer boosts survival by more than 75% in miceA new study in mice by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has found that a specialized type of immunotherapy — even when used without chemotherapy or radiation — can boost survival from pancreatic cancer, a nearly almost-lethal disease, by more than 75 percent. The findings are so promising, human clinical trials are planned within the next year.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/10/immunotherapy-for-pancreatic-cancer-boosts-survival-in-mice2015-10-29T17:50:53.000Z2015-10-29T17:50:53.000ZFindings on immune response inform direction of HIV vaccine developmentA review article by Fred Hutch's Dr. Larry Corey published today in Science Translational Medicine looks at findings gleaned in the past four years describing types of immune responses that a preventive HIV vaccine may need to achieve protection against acquiring HIV infection.
https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/10/findings-on-immune-response-inform-hiv-vaccine-development2015-10-21T19:53:21.000Z2015-10-21T19:53:21.000ZFred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland elected to National Academy of MedicineFred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center President and Director Gary Gilliland, M.D., Ph.D., has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine). Election to NAM is considered to be one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, and it recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/10/gary-gilliland-elected-to-national-academy-of-medicine2015-10-19T16:14:46.000Z2015-10-19T16:14:46.000Z10 Major League Baseball players nominated for 2015 Hutch AwardTen Major League Baseball players — including sluggers Andrew McCutchen and Adrian Beltre — were nominated today for the annual Hutch Award, one of the game’s most respected, humanitarian accolades. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/10/10-mlb-players-nominated-2016-hutch-award2015-10-16T19:47:40.000Z2015-10-16T19:47:40.000ZCommunity invited to Fred Hutch 40th anniversary block partyhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/09/community-invited-to-fred-hutch-40th-anniversary-block-party2015-09-08T19:41:34.000Z2015-09-08T19:41:34.000ZStudy aims to determine how frequently people should eat for optimal healthIn an attempt to answer the question of how often people should eat for optimal health, Martine Perrigue, Ph.D., R.D., and colleagues at Fred Hutch are recruiting Seattle-area men and women for a clinical trial to find out. For more information, visit www.theFRESHstudy.org or call 206.667.7091.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/08/study-aims-to-determine-optimal-food-frequency2015-08-11T17:40:28.000Z2015-08-11T17:40:28.000ZFred Hutch's Obliteride tops $1.8M for cancer research after weekend rideTo date, Obliteride has raised $1,847,000 for lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch and organizers expect that number to significantly increase, as their community of passionate supporters continues to fundraise until Sept. 30. www.obliteride.orghttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/08/fred-hutchs-obliteride-tops-1-point-8-million-for-cancer-research2015-08-10T17:19:54.000Z2015-08-10T17:19:54.000ZObliteride spins through Western Washington this weekendhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/08/obliteride-spins-through-western-washington-this-weekend2015-08-05T15:58:00.000Z2015-08-05T15:58:00.000ZFred Hutch’s Obliteride will soon spin through Western Washingtonhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/07/Obliteride-will-spin-through-western-washington2015-07-28T18:11:52.000Z2015-07-28T18:11:52.000ZScience teachers devote summer vacation to boosting science educationMore than 21 science teachers from communities across Washington are spending part of their summer vacation at “school,” working beside scientists in research laboratories at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and partner sites throughout Seattle. Now in its 25th year, Fred Hutch’s Science Education Partnership, or SEP, provides local teachers with the opportunity to expand their science knowledge and curriculum with hands-on training in Fred Hutch’s and partnering institution’s research labs.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/07/science-teachers-devote-summer-vacation-boosting-science-education2015-07-08T23:27:53.000Z2015-07-08T23:27:53.000ZFred Hutch researcher Rainer Storb receives $12.9 million to study immunotherapies, gene therapies to improve treatments for sickle-cell anemia, “bubble boy” disease and related conditionsRainer Storb, M.D., head of the Transplantation Biology Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a $12.9 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to improve treatments for patients with inborn diseases of the immune system and red blood cells. https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/07/fred-hutch-researcher-rainer-storb-receives-grant2015-07-07T23:08:25.000Z2015-07-07T23:08:25.000ZCyrus Ghajar receives $4.1M grant to study ways to prevent metastatic breast cancerCyrus Ghajar, Ph.D., a metastatic breast cancer researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a $4.1 million Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) “Era of Hope” Scholar Award.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/cyrus-ghajar-gets-4-million-dollar-grant-to-study-metastatic-breast-cancer2015-06-29T17:50:19.000Z2015-06-29T17:50:19.000ZWeight loss, combined with vitamin D, reduces inflammation linked to cancer, chronic diseaseFor the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplementation, has a greater effect on reducing chronic inflammation than weight loss alone. Chronic inflammation is known to contribute to the development and progression of several diseases, including some cancers.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/weight-loss-plus-vitamin-d-reduces-inflammation2015-06-24T20:54:38.000Z2015-06-24T20:54:38.000ZNCI funds $3.1M Fred Hutch clinical trial of a smoking-cessation smartphone appDr. Jonathan Bricker, a behavioral scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington, has received a $3.1 million, five-year grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct a randomized, controlled clinical trial of SmartQuit, a smoking-cessation smartphone app.https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/nci-funds-clinical-trial-of-quit-smoking-app2015-06-19T18:13:00.000Z2015-06-19T18:13:00.000ZFred Hutch names Matthew Trunnell as its vice president and chief information officerhttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/fred-hutch-names-matthew-trunnell-as-vp-cio2015-06-16T23:56:00.000Z2015-06-16T23:56:00.000ZVirus evolution and human behavior shape global patterns of flu movementThe global movement patterns of all four seasonal influenza viruses are illustrated in research published today in the journal Nature, providing a detailed account of country-to-country virus spread over the last decade and revealing unexpected differences in circulation patterns between viruses.
https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/virus-evolution-human-behaviour-shape-global-patterns-flu-movement2015-06-08T16:01:30.000Z2015-06-08T16:01:30.000ZFred Hutch recruits Niki Robinson as Vice President of Industry Relations and Business Developmenthttps://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/releases/2015/06/fred-hutch-recruits-niki-robinson-vp-industry-relations-business-development2015-06-04T20:00:58.000Z2015-06-04T20:00:58.000Z