Investigators receive grant for islet transplantation
UW investigators and colleagues have received a $750,000 grant from the
Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International to establish a new pancreatic
islet processing center and conduct an islet transplantation clinical
Lambrights donate $100,000 for research
Jim Lambright, former UW football coach, and his wife Lynne have donated
$100,000 to the UW School of Medicine for research into an inherited
neurological disorder called Niemann-Pick C disease (NP-C). NP-C afflicts
Lynne Lambright's two adult sons.
UW faculty author leading articles in July 28th JAMA
The UW achieved a rare distinction in the July 28 issue of the Journal of
the American Medical Association (JAMA). All three studies in the original
contributions section were led by medical school faculty members.
Katze receives award
Michael Katze, professor of microbiology and associate director of AIDS
research at the Regional Primate Research Center, has been named one of
two 1999 recipients of the Milstein Award by the International Society of
Interferon and Cytokine Research (ISICR).