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Kimberly Riehle , MD

Email: kimberly.riehle@seattlechildrens.org

Phone: (206) 987-2794

Dr. Riehle is a general and thoracic pediatric surgeon at Seattle Children's Hospital. She performs a wide range of neonatal and pediatric surgical procedures, in addition to prenatal consultations. Her research interests include the liver's response to various types of injury and pediatric liver cancers. Dr. Riehle attended Washington University in St. Louis, where she received a B.A. in chemistry and French prior to obtaining her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine. She completed her general surgical training at the University of Washington, followed by pediatric surgical training in Boston Children's Hospital. She returned to Seattle to join the faculty at Seattle Children's Hospital in 2010.

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Laura Riolobos , PhD

Email: lriolobo@uw.edu

Phone: 206-221-6454

Dr. Riolobos received her PhD in Molecular Biology from Universidad Autonoma of Madrid in 2006. During her PhD she studied the nuclear transport of Parvovirus structural proteins and the capsid assembly intermediates. After graduation, she worked as a Research scientist at Protein Alternatives in Madrid where she optimized the Phage Display technology to obtain specific antibodies against colorectal cancer biomarkers. In 2010, she joined the University of Washington as a Senior Fellow in the Hematolgoy Department, her project aimed to obtain “Universal” Stem Cells that would not be recognized as allogeneic by knocking-down the B2M and HLA-I genes. Currently, Dr. Riolobos is working with the CVI on the development and characterization of vaccines for lung cancers.

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Erin Rudzinski , MD

Email: Erin.Rudzinski@seattlechildrens.org

Phone: (206) 987-2103

Dr.Rudzinski is a pathologist at Seattle Children's. She specializes in pediatric neoplasia and skeletal muscle pathology (neuromuscular diseases).

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Walter Ruzzo , PhD

Email: ruzzo@cs.washington.edu

Phone: (206) 543-6298

Dr. Ruzzo's research is focused on development of computational methods and tools applicable to practical problems in molecular biology, an increasingly data-rich discipline. Recent work has focused on analysis of high throughput sequencing data, such as chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIPseq) and transcriptomic (RNAseq) data, including development of new methods for mapping, assembly, bias correction, isoform quantitation, and motif discovery. New methods for finding noncoding RNA (ncRNA) genes are also being actively developed.

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Stephen Schwartz , PhD

Email: sschwart@fredhutch.org

Phone: (206) 667-4660

Dr. Schwartz primarily studies the etiology and outcomes of cancer. A major objective of his research is to determine the influence of genetic susceptibility, either alone or in combination with lifestyle and environmental risk factors.

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Veena Shankaran , MD

Email: vshank@u.washington.edu

Phone: (206) 288-6426

Dr. Shankaran is a medical oncologist who specializes in caring for patients with gastrointestinal malignancies, with a particular focus on cancers of the esophagus and stomach. Her clinical expertise is all gastrointestinal cancers including gastric, esophageal, colon, rectal, pancreas, and neuroendocrine tumors; primary clinical interest in cancers of the stomach and esophagus. Her research interests include the Gastrointestinal Cancers Trials, GI cancer-related health outcomes, comparative effectiveness, and cost-effectiveness of cancer therapies.

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Roland Strong , PhD

Email: rstrong@fredhutch.org

Phone: (206) 667-5587

Dr. Strong's lab research focuses on structural molecular immunology and vaccinology by using biophysical approaches to study proteins and interactions mediating or modulating adaptive and innate immune responses.

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Lucas Sullivan , PhD

Email: lucas@fredhutch.org

Phone: (206) 667-7826

Dr. Lucas Sullivan studies cell metabolism under normal and cancerous conditions. He also aims to deepen the understanding of metabolism in general, working to discover new molecular products of metabolism and their roles in sustaining cell survival and growth. The current goals of the lab seek to span from translationally relevant projects, testing metabolism modifying therapies in preclinical cancer models, to basic science discovery, investigating new roles for coenzyme networks and identifying new metabolites, to better understand cell metabolism in cancer and beyond.

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Wei Sun , Ph.D.

Email: wsun@fredhutch.org

Dr. Sun's research focuses on analyzing comprehensive genomic data, such as genome-wide DNA polymorphism (e.g., genotypes of thousands to millions of SNPs, DNA copy number variations), epigenetic information (e.g., nucleosome occupancy, histone modification), mRNA/miRNA expression, protein abundance/phosphorylation, and protein-protein interaction, as well as phenotype data to identify associations with complex traits, such as human cancer.

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Karen Syrjala , PhD

Email: ksyrjala@fredhutch.org

Phone: (206) 667-4579

Dr. Syrjala is Director of Behavioral Sciences and co-director of the Survivorship Program. Her focus is on helping people recognize their strengths and take charge of their health during treatment and long-term survival.

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Stephen Tapscott , MD, PhD

Email: stapscot@fredhutch.org

Phone: (206) 667-4499

Dr. Tapscott's research focuses on the regulation of gene expression during the development of muscle and the nervous system and how this relates to cancers and degenerative diseases of brain and muscle. He has translational research programs in cell and gene therapy for muscular dystrophies and clinical studies to identify the mechanisms of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

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Matthew Thompson , MD, MPH, PhD

Email: mjt@uw.edu

Phone: (206) 616-8149

Dr. Thompson is a family physician and UW professor of family medicine and vice-chair for research where he holds the Helen D. Cohen endowed professorship. He is an active family doctor, clinical researcher, and teaches clinicians.

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Michael Wagner , MD

Email: wagnermj@uw.edu

The focus of Dr. Wagner's work is to understand the molecular drivers of sarcomas and to translate this knowledge to develop clinical trials, ultimately leading to new treatments for sarcoma.

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Douglas Wood , MD

Email: dewood@u.washington.edu

Phone: (206) 685-3228

Dr. Wood specializes in thoracic oncology (lung, esophageal, mediastinal and chest wall tumors); benign and malignant airway disease; and emphysema surgery.

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