Dr. Beverly Torok-Storb, affiliate professor (Medical Oncology) is this year’s recipient of the 2019 Minority Faculty Mentoring Award, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine Committee on Minority Faculty Advancement and the Center for Health Equity Diversity and Inclusion. This award recognizes the achievements of senior faculty in mentoring underrepresented faculty and trainees. Dr. Torok-Storb has an extensive…
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Dr. John Thompson, professor (Division of Medical Oncology) is the 2019 recipient of the Marvin Turck Award. This award celebrates Dr. Marvin Turck, whose energy, enthusiastic teaching, remarkable clinical knowledge, humor and support for students, housestaff, fellows and faculty have inspired trainees and faculty for decades. The Turck Award is a career achievement award to honor individuals whose long-term contributions have…
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The Seattle-area chapter of the Association for Women in Science, or AWIS, has selected two women from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center to receive 2019 Seattle AWIS awards. Dr. Jeanne Ting Chowning, senior director of Science Education Training, has been selected to receive the Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach Award. Dr. Denise Galloway, an expert in the role of infectious diseases in cancer…
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The Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences today announced Finalists of the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. Thirty-one of the nation’s rising stars in science will compete for three Blavatnik National Laureate Awards in the categories of Chemistry, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Life Sciences. Each of the three 2019 National Laureates will win $250,000—the world’s largest unrestricted…
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Dr. Nancy E. Davidson, a world-renowned breast cancer oncologist and researcher, wears many hats. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, she is senior vice president and director of the Clinical Research Division. At the University of Washington School of Medicine, Davidson is professor and head of the Division of Medical Oncology. And at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Fred Hutch’s clinical-care…
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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) today announced ISB’s Dr. Nathan Price as a 2019 Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine Scholar. NAM’s Emerging Leaders in Health and Medicine Program provides a platform for a new generation of leaders to collaborate with the NAM and its members across generations and fields of expertise to advance science, combat persistent challenges in health and medicine, and…
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The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment, a public-private partnership known as the CARE Fund, this week named Dr. Lucas Sullivan of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center a CARE Fund Distinguished Researcher. The honor came with a $500,000 grant to further Sullivan’s research into the role of cell metabolism in cancer biology. “His research into cancer metabolomics is highly significant, innovative and timely, and…
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2019 Chair of Medicine Scholars Awards

The Chair of Medicine Scholars Award was established in 2013 by the Department of Medicine and awarded annually to meritorious University of Washington Department of Medicine trainees to foster the transition of awardees to the roles of physician-scientist and principal investigator as young faculty members. Dr. Pavan Bhatraju is an acting instructor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He earned…
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Dr. Wei Wei Awarded CARE Grant

The Andy Hill Cancer Research Endowment (CARE) announced ISB Assistant Professor Dr. Wei Wei as a CARE Fund Distinguished Researcher and awarded him $500,000. The Wei Lab is developing micro technologies that cultivate new understandings in fundamental cancer biology, as well as new opportunities in translational research in the clinic. Wei is the second ISB researcher to receive grant funding distinguished…
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The UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is delighted to announce this year’s Investment of Catalytic Funds to Access Resources (iCFAR) Awardees. The Investment of Catalytic Funds to Access Resources Awards (iCFARs) are to provide enhanced support for short-term innovative HIV-related pilot projects that leverage existing CFAR services, data, and/or specimens in excess of what can be offered to a single…
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