Eric C. Holland

Appointments and Affiliations

Senior Vice President
Director, Human Biology Division
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Director, Solid Tumor Translational Research (STTR)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Director, Nancy and Buster Alvord Brain Tumor Center
Chap and Eve Alvord and Elias Alvord Chair in Neuro-Oncology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Member, Institute of Medicine

Mailing Address

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
1100 Fairview Ave. N.
Mailstop C3-103
P.O. Box 19024
Seattle, Washington 98109


Phone: (206) 667-6117


Miami University, Oxford OH
1977-1981, BS - Chemistry
University of Chicago, Chicago IL
1981-1985, PhD - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Stanford University, Stanford CA
1985-1990, MD

Research Interests

Dr. Holland's research has centered around the development of genetically accurate mouse models of gliomas. He has used them to study the biology of these tumors, the way that they respond to current therapy, and the development of new methods for treating them.

Clinical Expertise

Board-certified Neurosurgeon specializing in the treatment of patients with gliomas.

Honors and Awards

2014 – Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University
2010 – Altman Award
2009 – Voynick Award
2004 – Farber Award
2002 – Seroussi Award
2001 – Bressler Scholars Award
2000 – American Brain Tumor Association Research Award
2000 – Peter A. Steck Memorial Award
2000-2003 – Searle Scholars Award
1995-1998 – Howard Hughes Medical Institute Post Doctoral Fellow


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