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Volume 8, Number 23Space holderJune 11, 2004

Certain symptoms may provide earlier clues for ovarian cancer

Photo of Barbara Goff
At left, Barbara Goff, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the UW School of Medicine, talks with one of her medical residents, Prashanti Aryal. Goff led a study that found that certain symptom patterns may provide clues about ovarian cancer, one of the deadliest types of cancer among women. A paper about the findings appears in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Full Story)

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Pathology chair Nelson Fausto honored by liver foundation

Nelson Fausto, professor and chair of the Department of Pathology, has received the Distinguished Scientist Award from the American Liver Foundation. (Full Story)

Neurology researchers examine processes linked to movement disorders

A study led by a researcher at Children's Hospital and the UW is shedding light on neurological processes that play a role in movement disorders such as Huntington's and Parkinson's diseases. (Full Story)

Online News intern Ryan Lyse wins award for feature writing

Ryan Lyse, journalism intern for Health Sciences/UW Medicine News and Community Relations, won an award for Outstanding Magazine Journalism at the UW Department of Communication's second annual Undergraduate Excellence in Communications Awards ceremony held on June 3. (Full Story)

Seattle VA sponsoring courses in clinical research methods

The Seattle VA Epidemiologic Research and Information Center (ERIC) is sponsoring courses at the UW campus this summer on clinical research methods and other topics. (Full Story)