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Volume 5, Number 26Space holderJune 29, 2001

Spinal cord injury forum funded

The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System has been awarded a Quality of Life grant from the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation. The grant will fund the Spinal Cord Injury Forum, a monthly presentation and discussion series on topics of interest to persons with spinal cord injuries and their families, friends and caregivers.

Feeding behavior restored in self-starving mice

Researchers have used gene therapy to restore the feeding behavior in mutant mice that lacked the motivation to feed. (Full Story)

Condom use may help control spread of genital herpes

Cosistent use of condoms may avert the transmission of genital herpes (HSV-2), particularly from an infected man to a susceptible woman, according to a study published in the June 27 Journal of the American Medical Association. (Full Story)

Urology chair gives honorary lecture at national meeting

Paul Lange, professor and chair of urology, was invited to give the honorary John K. Lattimer lecture at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association in Anaheim, Calif., earlier this month. (Full Story)

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