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Volume 8, Number 30Space holderJuly 30, 2004

Gene therapy for muscular dystrophy reaches muscles throughout mouse

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Dr. Jeffrey S. Chamberlain and colleagues have found an effective form of gene therapy in mice that reaches all the muscles of their bodies, including the heart, the muscles used during breathing, and limb muscles.
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UW group will study drug pharmacology in pregnant women

UW researchers have received a $2.8 million federal grant to study the clinical pharmacology of drugs in pregnant women. (Full Story)

EPA funds UW-led study on air pollution and cardiovascular disease

UW researchers will direct the largest study of its kind to explore the connection between particulate air pollution and cardiovascular disease. (Full Story)

Two studies by UW faculty on list of surgery journal's top 10

Two studies by UW Department of Surgery faculty are on a list of the top 10 clinical research articles of 2003. (Full Story)

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Latest issue of Medicine Northwest available online

The latest issue of Medicine Northwest, a lay-oriented, topical magazine covering medical science and featuring UW experts, is available on the Web. Favorite articles from back issues are also online. The Web magazine is edited by Leila Gray and designed by Ryan Lyse, both of Health Sciences/UW Medicine News and Community Relations.