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Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

Study in Nature Nanotechnology describes new method to transform immune cells, while inside the body, into leukemia-fighting powerhouses
13-Apr-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Big-Picture Look at the World’s Worst Ebola Epidemic


An international effort to analyze the entire database of Ebola virus genomes from the 2013-2016 West African epidemic reveals insights into factors that sped or slowed the rampage and calls for using real-time sequencing and data-sharing to contain...
12-Apr-2017 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Developing Adoptive T-Cell Therapy for Ovarian Cancer

Dr. Kristin Anderson from Fred Hutch will describe preclinical research on T-cell therapy showing how engineered T cells are able to kill both human and mouse ovarian cancer cells in the lab and significantly extend survival in a mouse model.
29-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

‘Innovator’ Award for New Leukemia Immunotherapies


Dr. Marie Bleakley, a pediatric oncology physician-scientist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received a 2017 Innovative Research Grant in immuno-oncology from Stand Up To Cancer.
3-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deploying an Ancient Defense to Kill Cancer

What if your body’s ancient defenses against invading bacteria could be hijacked to help kill cancer? In a small sarcoma trial, Fred Hutch scientists led by Dr. Seth Pollack see signs of immune attack after injections of a bacteria-inspired drug.
29-Mar-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Beyond Genomics: Using Proteomics to Target Tumors

Dr. Amanda Paulovich, whose lab has a leading role in the Beau Biden Cancer Moonshot, will speak April 5 at the AACR annual meeting about her lab’s pioneering methods to measure proteins that serve as tumor markers.
31-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fred Hutch Scientists to Cover Advances in Immunotherapy, Proteomics at AACR

Scientists from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle are scheduled to present and discuss the latest developments in immunotherapy and proteomics at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting, Research Propelling...
29-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Immunotherapy Drug Becomes First Therapy Approved by FDA for Rare Skin Cancer


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration yesterday granted accelerated approval to the checkpoint inhibitor Bavencio (avelumab) for the treatment of patients with metastatic Merkel cell carcinoma. Dr. Paul Nghiem, a senior investigator on the clinical...
24-Mar-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Embargoed Research: In Fred Hutch Study, Obese Women Who Lost Weight Significantly Lowered Levels of Proteins in the Blood That Help Certain Tumors Grow


12-Jul-2016 12:05 AM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss New Recommendations for Colorectal Cancer Screening


15-Jun-2016 6:05 PM EDT

Fred Hutch Expert Available to Discuss NEJM Article on Biomarker Tests for Molecularly Targeted Therapies


Gary H. Lyman, MD, MPH, an internationally recognized oncologist and health economist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and a member of a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), is available to...
14-Jun-2016 1:05 AM EDT

Expert Available to Discuss New Study About the Future of Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment


If you’re seeking an expert to discuss a new study (in Nature) about the future of personalized breast cancer treatment, Dr. Amanda (Mandy) Paulovich, Oncologist and Geneticist at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and one of the study’s...
25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Experimental HIV Vaccine Regimen to Be Tested in Large-Scale Clinical Trial; Could Lead to First Licensed AIDS Vaccine.


18-May-2016 7:05 PM EDT

#Exercise and #Cancer Risk: @Fredhutch Expert Can Comment on Study in Today's JAMA Internal Medicine


16-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Cancer and Mental Health Disorders: @FredHutch Survivorship Expert Available to Discuss New Findings


28-Apr-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Malaria Expert Available: Volunteers Roll Up Sleeves and Get Infected to Test Experimental Drug in Seattle


25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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