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2010-07-30 12:04:00

SEATTLE, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced the selection of Lawrence Corey, M.D., an internationally renowned expert in virology, immunology and vaccine development, as its new president and director. He is expected to begin responsibilities as the Center's new leader on Jan. 1, 2011. The board selected Corey for his leadership and expertise on a number of fronts, including scientific accomplishments and vision, management...

2009-06-26 11:53:00

SEATTLE, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center board of trustees today announced that its president and director, Lee Hartwell, Ph.D., plans to retire in June 2010. Hartwell, a recipient of the 2001 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine, has been president and director of the Hutchinson Center since 1997. "It's time," Hartwell said. "I have been president and director of the Center for 12 years. It's time for new leadership." Hartwell, who will turn 70 in...

2008-12-08 13:29:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Saturday's Hutch Holiday Gala raised more than $2.2 million for cancer and related disease research at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Help the Hutch," a portion of the live auction during which guests raise their bid cards for specific contribution levels, brought in $1.2 million to be directed toward immunotherapy, through which clinicians harness a patient's immune system to battle cancer. The black-tie Gala took place Dec. 6 from 5 to...

2005-09-28 09:42:39

By Patrick Lannin STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Nobel prize for medicine, called by past winners both an honor and a distraction from research, heralds the start next week of the century-old season of awards founded in the will of the inventor of dynamite. The winner of the 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.3 million) is to be announced on Monday, October 3 at 0930 GMT. The physics prize follows on Tuesday, chemistry a day later, the literature prize is usually announced on the Thursday of...


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