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yesterday at 19:19. Facebook
Researchers at Fred Hutch and the University of Washington say a new study suggests ways to improve immune therapy for certain cancers, including a virus-associated form of Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare, aggressive skin cancer.

Immune responses against virus-related cancer may provide clues for improved immunotherapy
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yesterday at 00:27. Facebook
Representative Pramila Jayapal joined Dr. Stan Riddell and his lab members at Fred Hutch this week to learn about the latest advances in CAR T-Cell immunotherapy. Thank you for the great visit!
Fred Hutch
01/20/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
A day-long symposium sponsored by Fred Hutch’s Infectious Disease Sciences Program and the University of Washington’s Virology Division drew about 130 physicians, scientists, postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to the Pan Pacific Hotel on Tuesday to hear the latest on the Zika virus, the role of the microbiome in bone marrow transplant outcomes and other ongoing research. The breadth of...
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Hutch/UW symposium underscored Seattle’s reputation as ‘infectious disease central’
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01/20/2017 at 02:00. Facebook
Nice piece from The Upshot on why medical recommendations -- especially when it comes to nutrition -- seem to flip flop so often.

Why Medical Advice Seems to Change So Frequently
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01/19/2017 at 23:51. Facebook
Virologist Dr. Larry Corey has won $2.6M from Gilead Sciences to explore using CAR T cell immunotherapy for a possible HIV cure.

Dr. Larry Corey wins $2.6 million grant to explore using CAR T cells for HIV cure
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01/19/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
We are looking forward to the 2017 Hutch Award Luncheon at Safeco Field on Wednesday, January 25. Thank you to the Hutch Award Luncheon Committee for months of preparation and commitment to raising funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch. #ThankYouThursday

Learn more about the planning committee here: [ Link ]

Hutch Award Luncheon
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01/19/2017 at 16:29. Facebook
A new survey from researchers at Womack Army Medical Center found that 45% of U.S. men have active genital HPV infections - but only 1 in 10 who are vaccine eligible get the vaccine. And vaccination is not just to protect women -- HPV-associated cancers are on the rise in men.

Nearly half of U.S. men actively infected with HPV, study finds
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01/18/2017 at 18:00. Facebook
"A child needs somebody to encourage them to eat, and eat well, and to nourish them, and I didn't have that."

Fred Hutch researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan talks about her new memoir, "Starved: A Nutrition Doctor's Journey from Empty to Full."

Food, body image, and self worth with a nutrition doctor
Fred Hutch
01/17/2017 at 23:41. Facebook
And just like that, this coming August 11-13 marks the 5th annual Obliteride! The past four years have been incredible – we’ve built a dedicated community of riders, donors, sponsors and volunteers that have raised over $9.2 million for cancer research at Fred Hutch! Going into our fifth year, we have big aspirations which simply come down to garnering more riders, more money and more...
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01/17/2017 at 18:13. Facebook
"It's not going to happen to me. That's how we go through life," said Pamela Mushen.

David and Pamela Mushen share with us how they got through her cancer together. You can share your story with us at
Fred Hutch
01/16/2017 at 22:11. Facebook
Fred Hutch’s Dr. Rajesh Uthamanthil has recently written a book on tumor avatar models — or make that, the book on tumor avatar models.

Dr. Rajesh Uthamanthil co-authors tumor ‘avatar model’ book
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01/16/2017 at 14:36. Facebook
Researchers have developed a new technique that allows them to examine huge amounts of information from a single cell or zoom out and see data patterns among thousands upon thousands of cells — all in a single experiment.

In work published Monday in the journal Nature Communications, scientists from the biotech company 10x genomics and Fred Hutch describe their method, which could help...
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Capturing information from thousands of cells at once
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01/16/2017 at 02:18. Facebook
Join us January 25 on Safeco Field as we present the Hutch Award to Dustin McGowan of the Miami Marlins and raise vital funds for cancer research at Fred Hutch.

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Puget Sound Business Journal announced the winners of its first-ever Innovation Awards; Fred Hutch received the top honor with its Stoel Rives Innovator of the Year award, named after the presenting sponsor.

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A study from Denmark caused headlines – and confusion – this week, implying that mammograms have been oversold to women. Dr. Ruth Etzioni, a biostatistician at Fred Hutch, and other experts spoke with USA TODAY about this issue.

Etzioni and colleagues at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance shared thoughts on a similar story that we published earlier this week too: [ Link ]

Many women may tune out mammogram confusion
The SLU Chamber named Fred Hutch the “SLU Nonprofit of the Year” Wednesday evening at its South Lake Union Business & Community Awards Celebration. The awards were established “to recognize individuals, organizations and companies that contribute in a meaningful way to the improvement and success of our community.”

Fred Hutch named ‘SLU Nonprofit of the Year’
At a ceremony following a meeting of the Fred Hutch board of trustees on Tuesday, the scientists who have received an endowed faculty chair — the Hutch’s highest academic honor — were each presented with an actual chair.

“This is a wonderful tradition for us to start,” said Fred Hutch President and Director Dr. Gary Gilliland, who set an urgent priority shortly after taking the helm of Fred...
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Researchers who hold endowed chairs gifted with handcrafted wooden chairs
Registration for Fred Hutch's Obliteride opens Tuesday, January 17, 2017. You can sign up here: [ Link ]
Fred Hutch researchers describe their library of mutant HIVs, its creation, and how they used it to show that a certain type of HIV vaccine, designed to elicit the immune molecules known as broadly neutralizing antibodies, could be on the right track.

New library of HIV mutants could inform vaccine design
Skanska USA is back for Obliteride 2017 and we couldn’t be more thrilled! See them riding, volunteering and sponsoring the Obliteride Bike and Bag Check program. Obliteride registration launches January 17. Skanska will be there…will you? #ThankYouThursday