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Make the necessary sacrifices to avoid an unimaginable catastrophe

Dr. Josh Schiffer authored an opinion piece urging Americans to take proper COVID-19 measures.

The Seattle Times
November 19, 2020

MLS Cup playoffs begin as COVID-19 cases spike: Will postseason be finished safely outside a bubble?

Dr. Josh Schiffer detailed why the MLS may face more COVID-19 related cancellations.

ESPN
November 17, 2020

Covid complicates Thanksgiving as families struggle to modify 2020 holiday plans

Dr. Steve Pergam stressed the need for families to rethink holiday gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CNBC
November 12, 2020

Health workers worried about Halloween COVID-19 increases

Dr. Steve Pergam underscored the importance of taking COVID-19 precautions during the holidays.

KIRO 7
October 29, 2020

Most influential people fight against COVID-19: Kathleen Neuzil and Larry Corey

Dr. Larry Corey touted the expertise Fred Hutch brings to coordinate COVID-19 vaccine trials.

Fierce Pharma
October 26, 2020

Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine trial is fully enrolled, 37 percent of participants are minorities

Dr. Larry Corey reflected on full enrollment in the first Phase 3 vaccine trial.

The Washington Post
October 22, 2020

5 questions ahead of this week's FDA meeting on coronavirus vaccines

Dr. Larry Corey discussed how the COVID-19 Prevention Trials Network has supported enrolling diverse populations into COVID-19 vaccine trials.

BioPharma Dive
October 16, 2020

Against Covid-19, imperfect measures do the most good

In an op-ed piece, Dr. Josh Schiffer suggested COVID-19 strategies can be flawed but still effective in reducing transmission.

The New York Times
October 04, 2020

Monoclonal antibodies could fill the COVID-19 treatment gap until vaccines arrive — but at a cost

Drs. Shelly Karuna and Larry Corey commented on the potential of monoclonal antibodies to treat and prevent COVID-19.

Seattle Times
October 02, 2020

Colds Nearly Vanished Under Lockdown. Now They’re Coming Back

Dr. Steve Pergam described how the COVID-19 pandemic could impact other infections.

WIRED
September 21, 2020

New ads encourage minorities to participate in vaccine trials

Dr. Larry Corey discussed the importance of conducting vaccine trials to the highest scientific standards. 

NBC
September 10, 2020

New ads encourage minorities to roll up their sleeves and participate in coronavirus vaccine trials

Dr. Larry Corey discussed the purpose of CoVPN’s national ad campaign.

CNN
September 08, 2020

Scientists use gene therapy to tackle oral herpes in mice

Dr. Keith Jerome discussed the importance of his new paper showing a 90% reduction of latent herpes virus.

U.S. News & World Report
August 31, 2020

One Meeting in Boston Seeded Tens of Thousands of Infections, Study Finds

Dr. Josh Schiffer provided outside commentary on a new study looking at a COVID-19 superspreading event in Boston.

The New York Times
August 26, 2020

Editing out herpes

Dr. Keith Jerome discussed his new study showing how gene editing removed 90% of herpes in mice.

The Naked Scientists
August 25, 2020

Researchers Report Covid-19 Reinfection in Hong Kong

Dr. Josh Schiffer described the role T-cells play in COVID-19 immune responses.

The Wall Street Journal
August 24, 2020

Will Covid-19 vaccines be safe for children and pregnant women? The data, so far, are lacking

Dr. Larry Corey commented on how discussions are underway to include pregnant women and children in COVID-19 vaccine trials.

STAT
August 19, 2020

How to decide if you should get tested for Covid-19 before seeing friends and family

Dr. Steve Pergam raised concerns about how unnecessary COVID-19 testing could lead to negative behaviors.

CNBC
August 16, 2020

Global virology star Dr. Larry Corey leads the hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine

A profile of Dr. Larry Corey and his role leading operations for the CoVPN.

U.S. News & World Report
August 14, 2020

How ‘super spreader’ events can fuel coronavirus transmission -

Dr. Josh Schiffer described how to prevent COVID-19 superspreader events

NBC Today
August 10, 2020

Why Herd Immunity Won't Save Us

Dr. Josh Schiffer shot down the idea of achieving natural herd immunity for COVID-19.

NPR
August 10, 2020

MLS will resume the regular season: What we know and what we don't

Dr. Steve Pergam raised concerns over MLS matches resuming.

ESPN
August 08, 2020

Why the Coronavirus is More Likely to ‘Superspread’ Than the Flu

Dr. Josh Schiffer emphasized the importance of “superspreader” events and COVID-19.  

The New York Times
August 07, 2020

America’s obesity epidemic threatens effectiveness of any COVID vaccine

Kaiser Health News explored issues of vaccine efficacy in obese individuals, quoting Dr. Larry Corey.

Kaiser Health News
August 06, 2020

Do you want to be a vaccine volunteer?

Dr. Larry Corey explained aspects of participating in a COVID-19 vaccine trial.

New York Times
August 05, 2020

2020 flu shot strategy: Get yours early in the season

Dr. Steve Pergam described the importance of getting flu shots, especially for protecting babies, older people and others with compromised immune systems. 

NPR
August 04, 2020

Covid-19 testing delays create a public health nightmare as schools and workplaces try to reopen

Dr. Steve Pergam expressed concerns over COVID-19 testing and the impact on underrepresented populations.

CNBC
August 02, 2020

Large U.S. COVID-19 vaccine trials will exclude pregnant women for now

Dr. Larry Corey emphasized the need for COVID vaccine data in pregnant women to find what is the safest vaccine for them.

Reuters
July 31, 2020

Fred Hutchinson doctor overseeing all COVID-19 vaccine trials in phase 3

Dr. Larry Corey explained CoVPN’s focus on including people at most risk for COVID-19 in the vaccine trials, specifically minorities and people with comorbidities. 

KIRO 7
July 28, 2020

Virus vaccine put to final test in thousands of volunteers

Dr. Larry Corey discussed CoVPN trial enrollment goals in terms of reaching a diverse, multigenerational population.

Associated Press
July 27, 2020

Without a vaccine, researchers say, herd immunity may never be achieved

Dr. Joshua Schiffer predicted what may happen if the U.S. tries to achieve herd immunity without a COVID-19 vaccine. 

NPR
July 24, 2020

The U.S. now has 4 million cases of coronavirus. As numbers continue to rise, what can be done now?

Dr. Steve Pergam weighed in on what we can do now to slow COVID-19, emphasizing physical distancing measures, PPE, test and tracing plans and masking.  

Forbes
July 23, 2020

Coronavirus antibody study will gauge prevalence of COVID-19 in Washington state

Keith Jerome’s antibody work and antibody study results from the Fred Hutch campus are discussed.

The Seattle Times
July 21, 2020

UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test

Dr. Larry Corey’s comments saying a vaccine that is safe and works in at least 50% of people would be viable are discussed. 

NBC New York
July 20, 2020

'You can beat the pandemic.' Former front-line workers share tips for coping with the COVID-19 surge

Dr. Steve Pergam shares tips to reduce the infection risk of COVID-19. 

USA Today
July 16, 2020

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine moves to bigger study

Dr. Larry Corey is mentioned for comments on the CoVPN registry, and the call for diverse trial participants. 

The Wall Street Journal
July 15, 2020

Joel McHale and Ken Jeong look for light in the darkest timeline

Comedian Joel McHale spoke about his conversations on COVID-19 with Dr. Joshua Schiffer.

Interview Magazine
July 15, 2020

Decades of research on an HIV vaccine boosts the bid for one against coronavirus

Dr. Larry Corey discussed how building the HIV trial network laid the foundation for CoVPN.

The Washington Post
July 14, 2020

More young people are getting — and spreading — the coronavirus

Dr. Joshua Schiffer commented on the trend of younger people getting COVID-19 and their risks. 

Axios
July 09, 2020

Fred Hutch to lead COVID-19 vaccine trials

The CoVPN announcement is covered by KING 5.

KING 5
July 09, 2020

Drugmakers will need to test their coronavirus vaccines in tens of thousands of people to see how well they work

Dr. Larry Corey discussed the CoVPN network, how the vaccine trials will be run and his role in the program. 

Business Insider
July 08, 2020

Fred Hutch to coordinate large-scale vaccine trials for COVID-19 Prevention Network

Dr. Larry Corey discussed how the CoVPN trial network will work and the goals of the program. 

KIRO 7
July 08, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine trials now open to volunteers in U.S.

Forbes covered the CoVPN announcement and Fred Hutch’s role in the network of clinical trials. 

Forbes
July 08, 2020

Volunteers can now sign up for large coronavirus vaccine studies

Dr. Larry Corey commented on the role Fred Hutch will take in developing coronavirus vaccines, building off of work with HIV vaccines.

The Washington Post
July 08, 2020

Here's how to volunteer for a COVID-19 vaccine trial

CNN covered the announcement of the CoVPN network, of which Fred Hutch will serve as the coordination center and Dr. Larry Corey as the lead. 

CNN
July 08, 2020

The sports restart has a plan for everything—except a coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Steve Pergam commented on the restarting of professional sports in July, reinforcing that it may be necessary to stop if COVID-19 cases rise. 

The Wall Street Journal
July 01, 2020

Public health officials do a reality check on Elon Musk’s tweets about COVID-19 tests

Dr. Keith Jerome and Trevor Bedford explained the rise in positive COVID-19 tests, indicating a rise in infections rather than false positives. 

GeekWire
June 29, 2020

Treating cancer patients with COVID-19: A New York City experience

Dr. Catherine Liu commented on COVID-19 and cancer patients, and the risk for more severe infection. 

Cancer Today
June 26, 2020

Will Trump’s ‘Operation Warp Speed’ rush the science of a coronavirus vaccine?

Dr. Larry Corey explained ‘Operation Warp Speed’ for developing COVID-19 vaccines, and the safety and efficacy standards of the program. 

McClatchy DC
June 25, 2020

Early data show no uptick in COVID-19 transmission from protests

Dr. Steve Pergam weighed in on the potential impact of reopening restaurants, loosening other restrictions, and protests on COVID-19 infection rates. 

The Wall Street Journal
June 18, 2020

Seattle researcher advocates early COVID-19 testing and treatment

Dr. Joshua Schiffer’s new review paper, with co-authors from Fred Hutch and UW, suggesting that an early test and treat strategy is the best way to control COVID-19, is covered. 

KIRO 7
June 17, 2020

COVID-19 must be treated earlier to save lives, scientists advise

 A review article by Dr. Joshua Schiffer on ways to keep COVID-19 from getting out of control again is covered, highlighting the need for widespread testing and treatment early in diagnosis. 

Fox News
June 16, 2020

Researchers want to pick up the pace on early testing and treatment for COVID-19

Dr. Joshua Schiffer’s new article emphasizing the need for widespread testing and early treatment for COVID-19 is discussed. 

GeekWire
June 16, 2020

The enormous risks and stakes driving the NBA's safety discussions

Dr. Steve Pergam weighed in on the risks of starting up the NBA season during COVID-19. 

ESPN
June 12, 2020

As pressure for vaccine builds, regulators may face difficult decision

Dr. Larry Corey discussed COVID-19 vaccine trials and the challenges involved. 

ABC
June 12, 2020

A coronavirus vaccine in 2020? Maybe. Here’s what has to go right

Dr. Larry Corey explained the complexities of COVID-19 vaccine trial setup and development. 

The Los Angeles Times
June 11, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine candidates’ pivotal U.S. testing to start this summer

Dr. Larry Corey discussed COVID-19 vaccine trials, the timelines, and how they will be structured. 

The Wall Street Journal
June 10, 2020

Everything will have to go 'perfectly' to have coronavirus vaccine by January, experts say

Dr. Larry Corey and Dr. John Mascola’s webinar on COVID-19 vaccine development is quoted, specifically that vaccine development will require coordination from all industries. 

CNN
June 05, 2020

Vaccine veterans preview milestones on the long road to the end of the pandemic

A  Fred Hutch webinar featuring Dr. Larry Corey and Dr. John Mascola of NIAID on COVID-19 vaccine development is recapped by GeekWire. 

GeekWire
June 05, 2020

Airlines say it’s safe to travel. But is it?

Dr. Joshua Schiffer weighed in on the safety of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, and possible ways to keep infection risk low. 

The New York Times
June 01, 2020

UW expert: CDC ‘hopelessly compromised’ by White House in virus response

Dr. Steve Pergam commented on the need for public health to be driven by science and the value of the CDC. 

My Northwest
May 29, 2020

Merck, one of Big Pharma’s biggest players, reveals its COVID-19 vaccine and therapy plans

Dr. Larry Corey is quoted on COVID-19 vaccine development progress.  

Science
May 26, 2020

Explainer: what do we now know about COVID-19 – and can you get it twice?

Dr. Joshua Schiffer weighed in on the possibility of reinfection with COVID-19.

The Guardian
May 24, 2020

Seattle researchers part of accelerated coronavirus vaccine testing program

Dr. Larry Corey suggested potential timeframes for the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

KING 5
May 23, 2020

Exclusive: U.S. plans massive coronavirus vaccine testing effort to meet year-end deadline

Dr. Larry Corey discussed the current status of COVID-19 vaccine trials. 

Reuters
May 22, 2020

Pandemic science speeds up — but there are limits

Dr. Joshua Schiffer weighed in on the possibility of reinfection with COVID-19, saying more research is needed. 

Axios
May 21, 2020

HIV vaccine trials group steps up to the COVID-19 plate

Dr. Larry Corey is quoted for the announcement of COVID-19 vaccine trials. 

Poz
May 20, 2020

Amazon wants to innovate its way out of the pandemic

Bloomberg cited the CovidWatch study as one of the ways Amazon is working to stop COVID-19. 

Bloomberg
May 18, 2020

Coronavirus investigated: Scaling vaccines

Dr. Larry Corey explained COVID-19 vaccine strategy and the current status of research around COVID-19 in this video interview with Science. 

Science
May 18, 2020

Bowman: Federal bureaucrats continue to ravage Washington’s coronavirus response

Dr. Steve Pergam commented on the shutdown of SCAN by the FDA. 

MyNorthwest
May 18, 2020

The coronavirus is most infectious before people even know they have it, UW virologist says

Dr. Keith Jerome discussed COVID-19 virology, the possibility of reinfection, and transmission. 

The News Tribune
May 17, 2020

Fred Hutch study targets front-line workers most at risk from the coronavirus

The Covidwatch study is profiled, with Dr. Michael Boeckh explaining the study goals. 

The Seattle Times
May 16, 2020

Is there a safe way to throw socially distanced shows?

Dr. Joshua Schiffer commented on the feasibility of staying safe from COVID-19 in large group gatherings such as concerts. 

Pitchfork
May 14, 2020

Fred Hutch recruits essential workers for COVID-19 study

KIRO 7 covered the CovidWatch program, led by Dr. Michael Boeckh, which aims to better understand COVID-19. 

KIRO 7
May 13, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine strategy: Larry Corey on the Long Run

Dr. Larry Corey discussed COVID-19 vaccine development and clinical trials. 

The Timmerman Report
May 13, 2020

To take on the coronavirus, U.S. vaccine makers consider an unprecedented strategy: working together

Dr. Larry Corey commented on COVID-19 vaccine trials and strategy. 

CNN
May 13, 2020

NIH Director Francis Collins shares his best-case scenario for a coronavirus vaccine: We could have a shot by fall but mass-producing it will be 'a heck of a stretch' by the end of the year.

Business Insider referenced an editorial piece co-written by Drs. Larry Corey, Anthony Fauci and other experts on COVID-19 vaccine development. 

Business Insider
May 12, 2020

Scanning for answers to a pandemic

The SCAN initiative is profiled by Gates Notes, mentioning Fred Hutch as a partner. 

Gates Notes
May 12, 2020

Bill Gates is funding a new at-home COVID-19 testing program and it's already testing 300 people a day

The SCAN initiative and Gates Notes article on the program are discussed. 

Business Insider
May 12, 2020

Let’s say there’s a COVID-19 vaccine—Who gets it first?

Dr. Larry Corey’s co-authored editorial in Science, explaining a roadmap to a COVID-19 vaccine and calling for a variety of approaches and collaboration, is discussed. 

Wired
May 12, 2020

14 percent of American adults would refuse coronavirus vaccine, poll finds

The Science piece co-authored by Drs. Larry Corey, Anthony Fauci, Francis Collins and John Mascola is cited.

Newsweek
May 12, 2020

Fauci and other experts outline COVID-19 vaccine strategy

Dr. Larry Corey is quoted on the need for collaboration and multiple COVID-19 vaccines, in relation to the release of a co-authored piece on COVID-19 vaccine development in Science. 

Gizmodo
May 12, 2020

Disease experts declare it’s time to join forces for multiple COVID-19 vaccines

GeekWire featured Dr. Larry Corey’s Science perspective, co-authored with Drs Anthony Fauci, John Mascola and Francis Collins, on proposed COVID-19 vaccine plans.

GeekWire
May 11, 2020

Essential workers asked to volunteer for coronavirus study

KOMO profiled the COVIDWatch study led by Dr. Michael Boeckh to track COVID-19 in the population.

KOMO News
May 11, 2020

Anthony Fauci, NIH director Collins say we’ll likely need more than one coronavirus vaccine to end pandemic

Dr. Larry Corey is discussed along with the co-authors Drs. Anthony Fauci, John Mascola and Francis Collins, on a Science perspective piece on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine. 

Newsweek
May 11, 2020

Big decline in Wash. State coronavirus cases after 'stay home' orders

Dr. Keith Jerome is quoted on the impact that early physical distancing measures had in lowering COVID-19 rates in Washington. 

U.S. News and World Report
May 08, 2020

Amazon lends its expertise — and its cash — to COVID-19 research

STAT covered the new COVIDWatch study and partnership with Amazon, aimed at learning more about COVID-19’s infection rate and if infection confers immunity. 

STAT
May 07, 2020

Live updates: ‘Dangerous’ COVID-19 ‘parties’ begin to surface in Washington

Dr. Steve Pergam criticized those neglecting to follow physical distancing restrictions. 

MyNorthwest
May 06, 2020

Why fully recovering from coronavirus might take longer than expected

Dr. Josh Schiffer explained the complexity of COVID-19 immune response and variability across patients. 

The Wall Street Journal
May 06, 2020

How early COVID-19 detection sounded ‘tornado siren’ for WA response

Dr. Steve Pergam discussed the importance of early detection of COVID-19 in Washington’s virus response. 

MyNorthwest
May 03, 2020

South Africa's HIV failures cost more than 300,000 lives. Now this painful past is helping in COVID-19 fight.

Dr. Larry Corey weighed in on the use of HIV ARV’s as potential treatments for COVID-19.

CNN
April 29, 2020

UPDATED: Datavant boots up a big COVID-19 registry — looking to shine a light on virus spread, impact and most effective therapies

Dr. Joshua Schiffer commented on a new COVID-19 patient registry to improve research efforts. 

Endpoints News
April 21, 2020

COVID-19 Q&A with experts

Dr. Joshua Schiffer is quoted on the use of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 treatment and the lack of understanding of its impact. 

KOMO News
April 20, 2020

Saving a city: How Seattle’s corporate giants banded together to flatten the curve

Drs. Tom Lynch and Larry Corey recalled the start of the COVID-19 epidemic and discussed Fred Hutch’s efforts to track and control the virus along with other notable Seattle companies. 

Fortune
April 17, 2020

Risky business: Scientists seek volunteers for ‘CovidWatch’ virus-tracking study

GeekWire covered a new Fred Hutch study, Covidwatch, focused on those most at risk to get COVID-19, to help us better understand characteristics of the virus. 

GeekWire
April 17, 2020

Have you recovered from COVID-19? The UW Medicine Virology Lab wants to test your blood

Drs. Larry Corey and Jesse Bloom discussed new COVID-19 antibody tests and research on neutralizing antibodies 

The Seattle Times
April 17, 2020

Another sign the curve is bending: Positive coronavirus tests at UW peaked March 28

Larry Corey provided context to a new study from Fred Hutch and UW suggesting Washington state has successfully lowered COVID-19 infections through physical distancing measures. 

The Seattle Times
April 15, 2020

Modified sleep apnea machines may ease the ventilator crunch

A study from Fred Hutch researchers on the use of ventilators in COVID-19 patients is cited. 

Wired
April 10, 2020

COVID-19 and cancer: How to protect ‘the most vulnerable’ during pandemic

Dr. Steve Pergam commented on the increased susceptibility for COVID-19 within cancer patients, and how oncologists should prepare. 

Healio
April 09, 2020

Before the flood

Dr. Steve Pergam, along with other first responders in the Seattle area, published a piece on the COVID-19 pandemic and outbreaks in Washington. 

Clinical Infectious Diseases
April 09, 2020

Blood tests promise to show who had COVID-19 and didn’t know it

Drs. Keith Jerome and Larry Corey explained work on blood tests for CoV-2 antibodies and the need for a vaccine. 

KIRO 7
April 09, 2020

How do COVID-19 deaths compare to flu deaths in Washington state?

Dr. Steve Pergam’s comments on how COVID-19 compares to the flu are included. 

KOMO News
April 03, 2020

Infectious disease expert Steve Pergam shares his prescription for a safe weekend get-together

GeekWire covered Dr. Steve Pergam’s live COVID-19 Q&A, highlighting ways to stay safe but social.  

GeekWire
April 03, 2020

COVID-19: What's happening now (April 1, 2020)

Dr. Gary Lyman and Dr. Michael Boeckh discussed patient care and safety during COVID-19, and the Cancer Care COVID-19 registry.

Infectious Diseases Society of America
April 01, 2020

With record-setting speed, vaccine makers take their first shots at the new coronavirus

Dr. Larry Corey commented on the quick development of potential vaccines and vaccine trials for COVID-19. 

Science
March 31, 2020

As coronavirus spreads, Seattle scientists fast-track potential treatments for COVID-19

Dr. Larry Corey explained how the Seattle scientific community is stepping up to tackle COVID-19. 

The Seattle Times
March 30, 2020

The Seattle scientific community, mobilized

Dr. Kristin Anderson wrote about the researchers in Seattle who are working together to study and combat COVID-19, including Drs. Keith Jerome, Alex Greninger and Trevor Bedford. 

The Timmerman Report
March 27, 2020

How does the coronavirus behave inside a patient?

Dr. Joshua Schiffer and Bryan Mayer discussed viral load variability in patients and what that could mean for COVID-19. 

The New Yorker
March 26, 2020

COVID-19 poses special challenges to cancer care

Drs. Steve Pergam and Masumi Ueda gave expert advice on treating cancer patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MedPage Today
March 25, 2020

Fred Hutch researcher: ‘We need facts from experts’ in coronavirus briefings

Dr. Steve Pergam called for more scientific involvement in decisions around COVID-19 containment. 

My Northwest
March 24, 2020

How to navigate cancer in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Steve Pergam gave insight on the risk of cancer patients for COVID-19 infection. 

CURE Today
March 20, 2020

Why social distancing is so hard – and so important

Dr. Steve Pergam provided crucial advice on social distancing and the role it plays in preventing COVID-19 spread.  

Q13 FOX News
March 17, 2020

COVID-19 and cancer

Dr. Steve Pergam gave Healio in depth advice to cancer patients to protect themselves from COVID-19.

Healio
March 16, 2020

Why Washington state is at the center of the US coronavirus outbreak

Dr. Keith Jerome’s COVID-19 test kit and the development of UW’s testing facilities are discussed. 

The Guardian
March 16, 2020

Coronavirus hot zone: Research and responses in the U.S. epicenter

Dr. Steve Pergam is interviewed on COVID-19 and the risk to immunocompromised people. 

Scientific American
March 14, 2020

The etiquette of social distancing in the time of coronavirus, from the ‘Miss Manners’ of germs

Dr. Steve Pergam, an infectious disease expert, provided commentary on social distancing in light of COVID-19. 

The Seattle Times
March 14, 2020

Is your cancer center ready for COVID-19?

Dr. Steve Pergam provided expert commentary for cancer patients in light of COVID-19 and increased risk. 

The Cancer Letter
March 13, 2020

Microbiome predicts blood-cell transplant success

David Fredricks commented on outcomes of a large, international study showing that the microbiome predicts transplant success.  

Cancer Discovery
March 13, 2020

Why older and chronically ill Americans are at greatest risk from coronavirus

Dr. Steve Pergam comments on COVID-19 risk for cancer patients. 

The Washington Post
March 10, 2020

Cancer patients and coronavirus: Here's everything to know

Dr. Steve Pergam is quoted on his advice for cancer patients in light of increased risk for COVID-19. 

International Business Times
March 10, 2020

The race to unravel the United States’ biggest coronavirus outbreak

Seattle Flu Study is profiled, delving into Drs. Keith Jerome, Helen Chu and Trevor Bedford’s research on COVID19 genetic analysis and vaccine development. 

Nature
March 06, 2020

Exclusive: The strongest evidence yet that America is botching coronavirus testing

Virologist Dr. Keith Jerome’s COVID-19 testing kit is discussed, along with Trevor Bedford’s computational analysis of COVID-19 spread. 

The Atlantic
March 06, 2020

UW Medicine gets green light to test for coronavirus

Dr. Keith Jerome, a virologist, provided commentary on his new COVID-19 testing kit at UW Medicine. 

The Seattle Times
March 04, 2020

What people with HIV need to know about the new coronavirus

Infectious disease expert Dr. Steve Pergam comments on what people with HIV need to know about COVID-19

Poz
March 02, 2020

What people with cancer need to know about the new coronavirus

Dr. Steve Pergam, an infectious disease expert, provided insight on COVID-19 risk for cancer patients.

Cancer Health
March 02, 2020

Vaginal fluid transplants hold promise but raise safety concerns

Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiome researcher, provided expert commentary on vaginal microbiota transplantation.

Scientific American
October 16, 2019

Vaginal fluid transplants hold promise but raise safety concerns

Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiome researcher, provided expert commentary on vaginal microbiota transplantation.

Scientific American
October 16, 2019

London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided expert commentary about the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV.

Associated Press
March 05, 2019

London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided expert commentary about the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV.

Associated Press
March 05, 2019

Ten years after the ‘Berlin patient,’ doctors announce a second person has been effectively ‘cured’ of HIV

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided context around news of the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV. He commented, “Now there’s not one, but two people that others living with HIV can look toward for encouragement.”

STAT
March 04, 2019

Ten years after the ‘Berlin patient,’ doctors announce a second person has been effectively ‘cured’ of HIV

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Keith Jerome provided context around news of the second person who reportedly has been cured of HIV. He commented, “Now there’s not one, but two people that others living with HIV can look toward for encouragement.”

STAT
March 04, 2019

Why gene editing may hold the promise of a herpes cure

Dr. Keith Jerome is featured in a story of research progress in treating herpes. He explains how his work with the gene editing tool – a class of enzymes called meganucleases – is showing more success in getting rid of the virus. 

Men’s Health
February 12, 2019

Why gene editing may hold the promise of a herpes cure

Dr. Keith Jerome is featured in a story of research progress in treating herpes. He explains how his work with the gene editing tool – a class of enzymes called meganucleases – is showing more success in getting rid of the virus. 

Men’s Health
February 12, 2019

Seattle’s HIV Hope

Fred Hutch researcher Drs. Keith Jerome, Hans-Peter Kiem and Michael Louella, who coordinates the research group’s Community Advisory Board, provide expert comments on the importance of community engagement in HIV research. 

Cascadia Magazine
January 30, 2019

Seattle’s HIV Hope

Fred Hutch researcher Drs. Keith Jerome, Hans-Peter Kiem and Michael Louella, who coordinates the research group’s Community Advisory Board, provide expert comments on the importance of community engagement in HIV research. 

Cascadia Magazine
January 30, 2019

Geek of the Week: Fred Hutch’s Steve Pergam caught a ’bug’ for infectious diseases and research

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam is featured as GeekWire’s ‘Geek of the Week’. Dr. Pergam is an associate member of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at Fred Hutch. 
 

GeekWire
January 11, 2019

Geek of the Week: Fred Hutch’s Steve Pergam caught a ’bug’ for infectious diseases and research

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam is featured as GeekWire’s ‘Geek of the Week’. Dr. Pergam is an associate member of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at Fred Hutch. 
 

GeekWire
January 11, 2019

Knowledge of benefits, harms of medical marijuana for cancer ‘far from complete’

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam comments on cannabis use among cancer patients.

Healio
December 25, 2018

Knowledge of benefits, harms of medical marijuana for cancer ‘far from complete’

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Steve Pergam comments on cannabis use among cancer patients.

Healio
December 25, 2018

World AIDS Day

This segment, which aired on the eve of World AIDS Day, covers local and global HIV vaccine trials led by Fred Hutch. It includes interviews with Drs. Janine Maenza, Larry Corey and an HIV study vaccine participant.

KING 5
November 30, 2018

Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation

This article features a recent study by Fred Hutch Drs. Dan Reeves and Josh Schiffer that shows that a majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) originate from cellular proliferation, not viral replication.

Drug Target Review
November 20, 2018

Majority of HIV persistence during ART due to infected cell proliferation

This article features a recent study by Fred Hutch Drs. Dan Reeves and Josh Schiffer that shows that a majority of the HIV-infected cells that persist in HIV-infected individuals even during suppressive antiretroviral therapy (ART) originate from cellular proliferation, not viral replication.

Drug Target Review
November 20, 2018

Can we gene-edit herpes away?

Dr. Keith Jerome, a virologist at Fred Hutch, co-authored a 2016 study about gene editing in herpes-infected mice. “His is the first study to show that gene-editing technology can reach the latent virus in a nerve cell, and the first to use that technology to damage some of the virus’ DNA,” according to a Smithsonian.com article on this and other efforts to combat the virus in humans.

Smithsonian.com
March 23, 2018

Can we gene-edit herpes away?

Dr. Keith Jerome, a virologist at Fred Hutch, co-authored a 2016 study about gene editing in herpes-infected mice. “His is the first study to show that gene-editing technology can reach the latent virus in a nerve cell, and the first to use that technology to damage some of the virus’ DNA,” according to a Smithsonian.com article on this and other efforts to combat the virus in humans.

Smithsonian.com
March 23, 2018

Fred Hutch researcher aims to cure HIV with 'ninja warrior' cells

Profile of Dr. Larry Corey and his research on how immunotherapy could be used to attack HIV and other viruses

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 28, 2017

Fred Hutch researcher aims to cure HIV with 'ninja warrior' cells

Profile of Dr. Larry Corey and his research on how immunotherapy could be used to attack HIV and other viruses

Puget Sound Business Journal
February 28, 2017

Could immunotherapy cure HIV? $2.6M grant will help Fred Hutch researcher find out

Article about a $2.6 million grant from Gilead Sciences to Dr. Larry Corey for HIV-cure research

GeekWire
January 20, 2017

Could immunotherapy cure HIV? $2.6M grant will help Fred Hutch researcher find out

Article about a $2.6 million grant from Gilead Sciences to Dr. Larry Corey for HIV-cure research

GeekWire
January 20, 2017

The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists' frustration is turning to hope

Second in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa quotes Dr. Larry Corey and Julie McElrath, among others

The Seattle Times
July 18, 2016

How vaginal bacteria could be stoking HIV cases and blocking prevention

Quotes Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiologist at the Hutch, in an article about how the vaginal microbiome might contribute to HIV risk

PBS Newshour
July 18, 2016

The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists' frustration is turning to hope

Second in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa quotes Dr. Larry Corey and Julie McElrath, among others

The Seattle Times
July 18, 2016

The elusive HIV vaccine: how Seattle scientists' frustration is turning to hope

Second in a two-part series about Fred Hutch's HIV vaccine research in South Africa quotes Dr. Larry Corey and Julie McElrath, among others

The Seattle Times
July 18, 2016

How vaginal bacteria could be stoking HIV cases and blocking prevention

Quotes Dr. David Fredricks, a microbiologist at the Hutch, in an article about how the vaginal microbiome might contribute to HIV risk

PBS Newshour
July 18, 2016

New HIV vaccine trial aims to build on earlier modest success

Article covers upcoming HIV Vaccine Trials Network large-scale trial, set to begin later this year, and quotes Dr. Larry Corey, president and director emeritus at Fred Hutch and principal investigator of the HVTN

Reuters
May 20, 2016

New HIV vaccine trial aims to build on earlier modest success

Article covers upcoming HIV Vaccine Trials Network large-scale trial, set to begin later this year, and quotes Dr. Larry Corey, president and director emeritus at Fred Hutch and principal investigator of the HVTN

Reuters
May 20, 2016

In pursuit of an HIV vaccine and the AIDS-free generation

Editorial by Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher and Director Emeritus Dr. Larry Corey and Nobel laureate Dr. David Baltimore of the California Institute of Technology

Forbes
May 17, 2016

In pursuit of an HIV vaccine and the AIDS-free generation

Editorial by Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher and Director Emeritus Dr. Larry Corey and Nobel laureate Dr. David Baltimore of the California Institute of Technology

Forbes
May 17, 2016

Seattle doctor featured on HBO's Vice for groundbreaking AIDS prevention

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Larry Corey was interviewed about being featured in a VICE documentary on HBO, "Countdown to Zero," about the search for an HIV vaccine and cure.

KIRO-TV
December 01, 2015

World AIDS Day: See how much has changed in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Quotes Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher Dr. Larry Corey

ABCNews.com
December 01, 2015

Seattle doctor featured on HBO's Vice for groundbreaking AIDS prevention

Fred Hutch virologist Dr. Larry Corey was interviewed about being featured in a VICE documentary on HBO, "Countdown to Zero," about the search for an HIV vaccine and cure.

KIRO-TV
December 01, 2015

World AIDS Day: See how much has changed in the fight against HIV/AIDS

Quotes Fred Hutch HIV vaccine researcher Dr. Larry Corey

ABCNews.com
December 01, 2015