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Vol. 3, No. 45
Friday, Nov. 12, 1999


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Wood to hold Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research

D ouglas E. Wood, associate professor of surgery in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, has been named the first holder of the UW's Endowed Chair in Lung Cancer Research. The chair is funded by private donations.
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Hartwell receives national award

L eland Hartwell, professor of genetics and medicine and director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, received the American Cancer Society's most prestigious award, the Medal of Honor, at the society's annual meeting in Atlanta Nov. 7.
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Workforce center to conduct Pacific Basin study

W WAMI Center for Health Workforce Studies researchers will develop and implement a plan to improve the health of underserved people living in six jurisdictions in the Pacific Basin. This work is funded through a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration.
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Senior fellow awarded

Christine Posavad, a senior fellow in laboratory medicine and a research associate at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, has received one of two $10,000 annual research awards from the American Herpes Foundation for her work on the role of cytotoxic T lymphocytes in predicting severity of opportunistic infections, specifically herpes simplex virus, in HIV-infected patients.


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