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Kiem Lab researcher lauded

Adair’s gene therapy research garners acclaim

June 14, 2010
Dr. Jennifer Adair

Dr. Jennifer Adair coordinates gene therapy clinical trials based at the Hutchinson Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and University of Washington.

Photo by Carol Insalaco

Dr. Jennifer Adair, a researcher in the Clinical Research Division’s Kiem Lab, recently received an Excellence in Research award from the American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy. Adair presented her award-winning work at ASGCT’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C., last month.

Using gene therapy for blood cancers and other genetic diseases, Adair conducts preclinical research and translates preclinical strategies into clinical care. Adair coordinates gene therapy clinical trials based at the Hutchinson Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and University of Washington.

ASGCT is the largest medical professional organization representing researchers and scientists dedicated to discovering new gene and cell therapies.

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