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Volume 6, Number 18May 10, 2002

Nobel Peace Laureate Tutu participates in health forum at UW

Robert Taylor and Desmond Mpilo Tutu

Photo by Leila Gray

On May 7 over 400 people gathered in Hogness Auditorium to listen to a forum on the health of the world's children. Guests included Desmond Mpilo Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa--shown here with Dean Robert Taylor from St. Marks Cathedral in Seattle.

NIH awards $1.47 million to study brain functioning after trauma

The UW is one of three research centers to receive a five-year NIH grant to investigate executive functions following moderate to severe traumatic brain injury. (Full Story)

Research and Industry Relations Support complete reorganization

The School of Medicine's Office of Research and Graduate Education has recently completed reorganization of a unit focusing on outside professional employment for faculty members, research contracts and conflict-of-interest policies. (Full Story)

Alzheimer's researcher presents pathobiology of aging lecture

George Martin, professor of pathology and director of the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, presents the Distinguished Scientist lecture "Gene Action in the Pathobiology of Aging" at the final Science in Medicine lecture of the 2001-2002 series. The lecture will be at noon, Thursday, May 23, in A-420 Hogness Auditorium, Health Sciences Center. Everyone is welcome.

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