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Volume 8, Number 6Space holderFebruary 13, 2004

Imaging technique reveals new structure in Retina Cells

Researchers used a new imaging technique to discover within the retina a previously unknown organelle important to the retinoid cycle, which is vital to vision. The structures, dubbed retinosomes (red), are distinct from golgi (light blue), another organelle in the retina. (Full story)

Medical school accepts thanks from Micronesian community

In recognition for a medical education program in the Pacific Islands, Paul Ramsey, dean of the UW School of Medicine and vice president of medical affairs, accepted on behalf of the medical school several items signifying Pacific Island culture on Thursday, Feb. 5 in the Crow's Nest at UW South Campus Center. (Full Story)

Thomas Bird giving Science in Medicine Lecture Feb. 19

Thomas Bird, professor of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry, will give the Science in Medicine lecture at noon, Thursday, Feb. 19, in Hogness Auditorium, A-420 in the UW Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)

Students, Faculty members recognized at research forum

Eight UW students and two faculty members were recognized for outstanding research abstracts and presentations at the Western Student Medical Research Forum (WSMRF) and Resident's Forum in Monterey and Carmel, Calif., from Jan. 28-31. (Full Story)

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