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Vol. 3, No. 43
Friday, Oct. 29, 1999


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Sequence and gene map of human MHC reported in Nature

I n the Oct. 28 issue of Nature, UW investigators and colleagues report the first complete sequence and gene map of a human major histocompatibility complex, a region on chromosome 6 essential to the immune system.
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Weymuller leads American Head and Neck Society

T he American Head and Neck Society has announced that Ernest A. Weymuller, Jr., has been made the organization's president-elect. Weymuller is professor and chair of the UW Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery.
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Parent-Child Assistance Program expands to eastern counties

T he Parent-Child Assistance Program (P-CAP), an alcohol-abuse intervention for new and expectant mothers, has received new funds from the Washington State Legislature to open sites in Spokane, Grant and Yakima counties.
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Online News receives AAMC Award of Distinction

Online News -- the weekly electronic news service of the UW School of Medicine -- received an Award of Distinction in Medical Education Public Affairs from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). The award was presented Oct. 23 at the AAMC's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


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