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Volume 8, Number 21Space holderMay 28, 2004


Disis named director of general clinical research center

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Mary L. "Nora" Disis, associate professor of medicine in the Division of Medical Oncology, has been named the new director of the UW General Clinical Research Center (GCRC). (Full Story)

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Researchers create gene therapy for immune deficiency in mice

Researchers at the UW, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center in Seattle, and elsewhere have developed a gene therapy in mice for X-linked agammaglobulinemia (XLA), an immune deficiency disease. (Full Story)

Medical student Paul Anderson receives Sarnoff Fellowship

Paul Anderson, a second-year student at the UW School of Medicine, has been awarded a Sarnoff Fellowship for cardiovascular research during the upcoming school year. (Full Story)

Obesity may affect mamography screening accuracy

Obese and overweight women are more likely to have inaccurate mammography screenings than are normal-weight and underweight women, according to a study by researchers at the UW and elsewhere. (Full Story)

UW faculty member Stephen Montamat to lead Idaho ACP members

Stephen Montamat, assistant clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, became governor of the Idaho chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) in April. (Full Story)