Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

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Featured News from VIDD

Peter Gilbert

Peter Gilbert

VIDD Member Peter Gilbert receives ASA award

VIDD Member Dr. Peter Gilbert was selected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association for his tremendous contribution to the field of biostatistics.

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Upcoming VIDD Events

 

Seminar
Amanda Paulovich, PhD, MD
Tuesday, May 6

Seminar
Damien Chaussabel
Tuesday, May 13
Pelton Auditorium

VIDD Faculty Stories

 

The hunt for HIV correlates of protection with Nicole Frahm
The importance of developing an effective HIV vaccine cannot be overstated. The statistics are sobering: over 35 million are infected worldwide; approximately 2 million people are infected each year; the estimated death toll from the virus thus far is 36 million; around 1.5 million died from HIV/AIDS in 2012; over 700 children become HIV infected each day.

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VIDD Publication Spotlight

 

Why are mortality rates for parainfluenza virus-related pulmonary disease so variable?
After hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) the body’s immune system is severely compromised. As a result, these patients are especially vulnerable to infectious diseases.

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International Spotlight

 

Uganda
Uganda offers a unique setting to study the impact of infections on the development and clinical course of several cancers.

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VIDD Announcements

 

After 13 years in a variety of executive roles at Fred Hutch, Banks Warden is going to take on one more.

Banks will step back from the HVTN COO position to assume a part-time role in the Director’s Office, working on special projects for Larry Corey and Myra Tanita.


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases.