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Volume 4, Number 26Space holderJune 30, 2000

SPECIAL ONLINE NEWS BULLETIN:
Memorial service scheduled for Dr. Rodger Haggitt.
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A 2,000 year-old mummy was given a CT scan at the UW Medical Center on Monday, June 26. See story at left for details.


Message from the Dean

On Wednesday afternoon, June 28, the UW Academic Medical Center and the community at large suffered the tragic loss of Dr. Rodger Haggitt and Dr. Jian Chen. Dr. Haggitt was a UW professor of pathology and director of anatomic pathology at UW Medical Center. (Full Message)

Researchers restore sight in animal model

Researchers have restored lost vision in a mouse model of Leber congenital amaurosis by giving oral doses of a compound derived from vitamin A. (Full story)

Clark to compete in Olympics

Christine "Chris" Hoth Clark, a 1988 graduate of the UW School of Medicine and a pathologist at Providence Medical Center Anchorage, will be the only U.S. athlete running the 2000 Women's Olympic Marathon at the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. (Full story)

Radiologists scan Egyptian mummy

Radiologists conducted a CT scan on the mummified body of an Egyptian who died more than 2,000 years ago. The scan was done June 26 at UW Medical Center to provide museum conservationists a clearer picture of the mummy's physical condition. (Full story)


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