cancerresearchWashington State life science  companies are leaders in research and development of life-saving protocols and instruments. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute and Virginia Mason Medical Center have been selected to collaborate with 10 other cancer research institutes around the country as part of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The sites were selected through peer-review and represent an elite group of research institutions. The effort to find individualized treatment protocols at the molecular level for pancreatic cancer is moving into trial stages. The 12 research groups will be sharing data and collaborating throughout the process. Read more in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Washington State is a leader in life science research and development. From establishing hospitals in our pioneer days to development of the kidney dialysis machine, portable heart defibrillator, bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy, Washington State life science research institutions have been finding cures and improving health around the world.

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