Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch\u2019s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer with minimal side effects. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation\u2019s first and largest cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women\u2019s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.
The Regional Medical Liaison plays a key role in providing clinical support for clinical research sites (CRSs) implementing HIV vaccine & prevention trials of the HVTN in Southern Africa. The position is based in Southern Africa and is part of the Clinical Development Unit, Core Operations Center of the NIH-funded HIV Vaccine Trials Network. The Regional Medical Liaison is a resource for CRS staff and other Core Operations staff based in Southern Africa, and is a liaison between Southern Africa-based clinical CRS staff, Seattle-based Clinical Safety Specialists and Clinical Trials Physicians, and the HVTN Leadership. The main responsibilities of the position are to be involved in the safety monitoring of HVTN trials being conducted in the region.
At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, teams of world-renowned scientists and humanitarians work together to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other diseases. Researchers are discovering new ways to detect cancers earlier, improve treatments, and learn how to prevent cancers from growing. Although Fred Hutchinson opened its doors in 1975, its history began about 20 years before that. In 1962 Fred Hutchinson envisioned a center devoted to studying cancer, a disease that took his brother’s life. Today Fred Hutchinson is contributing to the next waves of breakthrough treatments and prevention strategies. Fred Hutchinson collaborates with the Seattle Cancer Alliance, the National Cancer Institute, and the University of Washington.