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Volume 8, Number 27Space holderJuly 9, 2004

Ebel to study booster seat use with Robert Wood Johnson grant

Photo of child in booster seat
Increasing the use of child booster seats like the one seen above is the aim of a four-year research program led by Beth Ebel, assistant professor of pediatrics. The research is funded by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. (Full Story)

Photo courtesy of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Hypothermia may help brain heal after cardiac arrest

Mild hypothermia may help heal a patient's brain following a heart attack. (Full Story)

NIH awards $2.5 million to center for resuscitation research

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded $2.5 million over five years to the Seattle-King County Center for Resuscitation Research. (Full Story)

Fertility and Endocrine Center closing in September

The Fertility and Endocrine Center at UW Medical Center-Roosevelt will close Sept. 24 following the decision by four medical school faculty members to enter private practice this fall. (Full Story)

Johns Hopkins professor to discuss informed consent July 16

Jeremy Sugarman, professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, will lecture on informed consent next Friday as part of the 2004 Biomedical Research Integrity Series at the UW.

Sugarman's talk, Using Evidence to Face the Challenges of Informed Consent, will begin at noon, July 16, in Hogness Auditorium, Room A-420 of the Health Sciences Center. The presentation will be repeated that same day at 2:30 p.m. in Pelton Auditorium at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

The lecture is free, and registration is recommended. For more information, contact or call 206-543-4802. To download a copy of the registration form, visit