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Volume 7, Number 45Space holderNovember 21, 2003
UW Medicine has record fund-raising year
Genome Sciences Construction
UW Medicine received $175.7 million in private donations during the 2002-2003 fiscal year, making it their largest-ever fund-raising year. (Full Story)

Above: A $70 million donation from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in the 2002-2003 fiscal year is helping UW Medicine build the joined Genome Sciences and Bioengineering Buildings on the main UW campus. The gift was part of a record fund-raising year for UW Medicine that included more than $175 million in private donations.

Photo by Ryan Lyse

UW research group develops method for creating new proteins

Researchers at the UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have developed a computational method to produce new proteins not found in nature. (Full Story)

Woodward to head emergency medicine in pediatrics department

George Anthony “Tony” Woodward has been selected as the new chief of the Division of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics and at Children’s Hospital and Regional Medical Center. (Full Story)

GSA recognizes Abrass for gerontology practice and research

Itamar Abrass, a gerontologist at Harborview Medical Center and professor of medicine and gerontology at the UW, has been recognized by the Gerontological Society of America for his research and practice in the field of aging. (Full Story)

Things Your Mother Never Taught You, Science in Medicine lectures scheduled for week of Dec. 1-5

The “Things Your Mother Never Taught You” lecture for next month has been scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3. (Full Story)

Byers named president-elect of American Society of Human Genetics

Peter Byers, professor of pathology and medicine, has been named president-elect of the American Society of Human Genetics. (Full Story)

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