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Volume 6, Number 31Space holderAugust 2, 2002

Lumen of artery constricted after application of urokinase

Urokinase is not a benign substance in blood vessels

A substance used to treat blood clots may also be involved in atherosclerosis. (Full Story)

Light microscope image (left) of an artery shows constriction after introduction of the urokinase plasminogen activator gene. Photo Copyright 2002 National Academy of Sciences U.S.A.

Chief of pediatric cardiovascular surgery announced

Surgeon Gordon Cohen, will return to the UW and Children’s Hospital Regional Medical Center as chief of pediatric cardiovascular surgery. (Full Story)

New capstone course will be held in spring 2004

The School of Medicine will require a new fourth-year capstone course beginning with the class that entered medical school last fall. (Full Story)

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