Clurman receives Keck Foundation award
Bruce Clurman, UW assistant professor of medicine and a scientist at the
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), will receive a 1999
Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research grant from the W.W. Keck
Pinsky honored for educational innovations in medicine
Linda Pinsky has been selected for the 1999
National Award for Innovation in Medical Education by the Society of
General Internal Medicine. An assistant professor of medicine, Pinsky
directs resident ambulatory education at the UW's General Internal
Medical students volunteer for teacher institute
Twelve first-year medical students volunteered to help July 16 during a UW
summer institute for middle-school teachers. The teachers were attending a
two-week neuroscience program called, "Making Connections: Celebrating the
Decade of the Brain."
Region's first living relative split-liver transplant performed
A Kingston, Wash., toddler became the region's first recipient of a
split-liver transplant from a living relative on Wednesday, July 21.
Transplant teams from UW Medical Center and Children's Hospital and
Regional Medical Center performed the coordinated surgeries. The child's
mother was the donor. A July 22 Seattle
Times story covers the details.