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Volume 7, Number 36Space holderSeptember 19, 2003
Human embryonic stem cell exploratory center funded
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The UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center will establish a federally funded Exploratory Center for Human Embryonic Cell Research. (Full Story)

Grant funds search for AIDS vaccine strategies

A group of medical scientists from three Seattle research facilities has received more than $13 million in federal funding to continue the search for vaccines against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). (Full Story)

Biodefense training cooperative agreement awarded

Three organizations in the WWAMI region have received a federal cooperative agreement as part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services effort to strengthen biodefense training for the nation’s health-professions workforce. (Full Story)

Biochemistry alumnus receives Lasker Award

Robert G. Roeder, who earned his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the UW in 1969, has received the 2003 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research. (Full Story)

Children’s books needed for Harborview literacy program

Donations of new and used children’s books are needed for the Reach Out and Read literacy program at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. (Full Story)


Strauss Surgery Lecture, Medical Bandwagons, speaker Layton Rikkers, 4 p.m., Hogness Auditorium, UW Health Sciences Center

UW Medical Center Surgery Pavilion Dedication, 5:30 p.m.

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