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Volume 8, Number 2Space holderJanuary 16, 2004
Foundation funds lymphoma research at UW, partners
The UW will receive $580,000 to fund research into mantle cell lymphoma as part of a $12.8-million nationwide grant package by the Lymphoma Research Foundation. (Full Story)

Brain injuries increase risk for psychiatric illness

People experiencing traumatic brain injuries, even mild ones, were more likely to experience a psychiatric illness within a year of their injury, according to a UW study of Group Health Cooperative members. (Full Story)

THINK series presentation scheduled for Jan. 20; Biosciences Career Seminar Slated for Jan. 21

The next presentation of the “The Investigator Needs to Know” (THINK) Series for 2004 is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 20, in T-625 of the UW Health Sciences Building.

Nora Disis, associate professor of medical oncology and director of the UW Tumor Vaccine Group, will give a presentation on the “Rules and Unwritten Rules” principal investigators should follow in their research. Disis will discuss how to comply with the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration and the federal Department of Health and Human Services, and will use case studies from the FDA as examples.

A Biosciences Career Seminar is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 21, in T-747 of the UW Health Sciences Building. A CIA scientist and professor of molecular biology and biological studies, who wished to be identified only as “Dr. J” due to the sensitive nature of her work, will discuss careers with governmental agencies. The Biosciences Career Seminar Series was formerly known as “What Can You Do With a Life Sciences Ph.D.?”

Both events are free and open to all faculty, staff, and students. For more information about the THINK Series presentation, contact Leslie Rae, 206-616-4913,

For more information about the Biosciences Career Seminar, contact Vee White at 206-543-8319,

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