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2014-03-10 08:30:12

Multi-center collaboration aims to advance neutralizing antibody research from preclinical to clinical trials. SEATTLE, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seattle BioMed today announced that it has received a seven year Integrated Preclinical/Clinical AIDS Vaccine Development (IPCAVD) grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop a vaccine that would elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1. Seattle BioMed will lead a consortium...

2013-10-16 12:24:55

SEATTLE, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary Major League Baseball player and manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer in 1964, but his bravery and commitment live on through an annual award given in his honor. Ten Major League Baseball players have been nominated for the 49th annual Hutch Award(r), to be given Jan. 30 at Safeco Field in Seattle. The award, launched a year after Hutchinson's death by three of his friends, is presented annually at the Hutch Award Luncheon which raises funds...

2013-07-10 04:20:44

Next-generation HIV vaccine achieves seven-fold increase (7% to 52%) in response rate of CD8 T-cells when delivered with electroporation; robust CD4 or CD8 T-cell responses observed in 89% of subjects BLUE BELL, Pa., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO) announced today the peer-reviewed publication of results from two phase I trials (HVTN 070 and HVTN 080) of its PENNVAX(®)-B preventive HIV DNA vaccine delivered with a DNA adjuvant and with or...

2013-06-21 12:24:33

Others include Theresa Gillespie of Trilogy Partnership, Matt McIlwain of Madrona Venture Group and Southern California real estate financier Norman Metcalfe SEATTLE, June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire has been appointed to Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center's board of trustees - her first foray back into the public spotlight since completing her second gubernatorial term in January. She is among four new Fred Hutch board members appointed today...

2013-05-16 00:20:53

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, one of the nation's top cancer research and prevention centers and pioneer of bone marrow and stem cell transplantation, today called on Congress to support restoring full funding to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which supports pioneering research that saves lives. Funding was recently cut due to sequestration. The U.S. Senate Subcommittee of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education today held...

Clinical HIV Vaccine Study Canceled After Review Panel Finds Drug Ineffective
2013-04-26 13:02:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) stopped clinical trials of an HIV vaccine after an expert review panel found the drug is largely ineffective in stopping the contraction of HIV. The vaccine was intended to stimulate the immune system into preparing a defense against three sub-types of HIV. However, it instead showed a "non-statistically significant increase in HIV acquisition among volunteers in the investigational...

2013-03-12 08:28:31

SEATTLE, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Adults who've smoked daily for at least the past year who want to quit within the next 30 days are needed for a study of a quit-smoking iPhone app being conducted by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in collaboration with the University of Washington and 2Morrow Mobile. Led by Jonathan Bricker, Ph.D., a psychologist based in the Public Health Sciences Division at Fred Hutch, the Smart Quit study will randomly assign participants to one of two...

2012-12-05 16:23:10

SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The 37(th) annual Hutch Holiday Gala raised more than $4.8 million for research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The black-tie event, held Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, rallied private support to accelerate lifesaving discoveries and new treatments in transplantation research. Hosted by the Grace Heffernan Arnold Guild and the Hutch Holiday Gala board of directors, the Gala featured live and silent auctions, an...

2012-11-08 20:21:41

SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Zito, pitcher for the 2012 World Series champion San Francisco Giants, three-time All-Star and Cy Young Award-winner, will receive the 48(th) annual Hutch Award(®). The award is given each year to a Major League Baseball player who best exemplifies the honor, courage and dedication of baseball great Fred Hutchinson, both on and off the field. The award will be presented at the annual Hutch Award Luncheon on Jan. 30, 2013 at Seattle's Safeco...

2012-10-04 14:21:04

SEATTLE, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten distinguished Major League Baseball players are in the running for the 48(th) Hutch Award(®). Of the finalists, one will go on to receive the award and visit Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The award will be announced this fall and presented at the annual Hutch Award Luncheon on Jan. 30, 2013 at Seattle's Safeco Field. Baseball icon Lou Piniella will give the keynote address, and proceeds will benefit early cancer detection research at...