Hutch Data Commonwealth

Hutch Data Commonwealth

The Vision of the Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC) established in 2016, is to create a collaborative research ecosystem where investigators leverage all possible data to understand and eliminate disease.

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Matthew Trunnell, Vice President & Chief Data Officer, Fred Hutch
The HDC is led by Matthew Trunnell, Vice President and Chief Data Officer of Fred Hutch.

The Mission of the The Hutch Data Commonwealth (HDC):

To drive the development of data-intensive research capabilities and infrastructure across scientific divisions and disciplines through software and data engineering, training, and strategic partnering. 


  • We provide infrastructure, tools, and services in support of the management and analysis of complex research data
  • We enable discovery of and access to internal and external data resources
  • We align interdisciplinary efforts in support of data-intensive science across Fred Hutch
  • And, we partner with regional scientific and technology organizations to extend the reach and impact of our infrastructure efforts and advocate for broad data access

In The News

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Data drives life sciences boom in Seattle

March 30, 2018 | Sabin Russell & Diane Mapes | Hutch News

The convergence of data science, technology and bioscience was on everyone’s mind as Matthew Trunnell and more than 500 other leaders in the medical research and tech community met Life Science Innovation Northwest conference

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Science to watch in 2018

Jan. 12, 2018 | Rachel Tompa | Hutch News

From immunotherapy to gene therapy, big data to new tech, Fred Hutch experts lend their predictions for the coming year's advances — big data will continue to shift how science is done.

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Big data in cancer research

Dec. 21, 2017 | Susan Keown | Hutch News

With the advent of technologies to read the genome, take high-resolution medical images and run large numbers of tests very quickly, big data in health research is becoming a reality.