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Volume 8, Number 36Space holderSeptember 10, 2004


UW researchers to take part in PNNL Virtual Lung Project

lung illustration

This computer-generated image of a lung cast is the technological starting point for a new project at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory aimed at creating complex 3D images and computer models of respiratory systems. UW researchers will participate in the project. (Full Story)

Image courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


Clinical professor Robert Maudlin named NRHA Distinguished Educator

Robert Maudlin, clinical professor of family medicine, has been named 2004 Distinguished Educator by the National Rural Health Association. (Full Story)

Bone marrow-derived cells help wounds heal

Wounds may not heal the way we thought they did. Bone marrow produces cells that not only fight infection, but also permanently heal wounds. (Full Story)

Medical student poster session scheduled for Sept. 16

School of Medicine students will present posters on their research and community projects at the Medical Student Poster Session scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 16. (Full Story)

Center for Nanotechnology holding open house Sept. 15

The Center for Nanotechnology at the UW will hold an open house from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 117 Fluke Hall, the Washington Technology Center, on the main UW campus.

The open house will include tours of the Nanotech User Facility, demonstration experiments using research tools, and meetings and discussions of possible collaborations with the center staff. The event will cover such areas of nanotechnology research as nanostructured materials and devices, inspiration from biological nanosystems, and bio-nanotechnology.

For more information on the Center for Nanotechnology, visit the center Web site at http://www.nano.washington.edu