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Volume 8, Number 37Space holderSeptember 17, 2004


Katze leads UW team in multi-site pandemic flu research

illustration of flu virus

The pandemic flu virus caused millions of deaths around the world in 1918 and 1919. (Full Story)

Image courtesy of Michael Katze


Benjamin Hall honored as first UW Inventor of the Year

Famed UW geneticist Benjamin Hall was honored Tuesday, Sept. 14, with the first UW Inventor of the Year Award. (Full Story)

WWAMI educator Patrice Burgess elected president of Idaho Medical Association

WWAMI medical faculty member Anne "Patrice" Burgess has become the first woman elected president of the Idaho Medical Association (IMA). (Full Story)

Medical students present research results, community projects

School of Medicine students presented posters on their research and community projects at the Medical Student Poster Session on Thursday, Sept. 16, at the UW South Campus Center. (Full Story)

Rockefeller researcher Jan Breslow to give Russell Ross Lecture Sept. 27

Rockefeller University professor Jan Breslow will discuss the genetics of coronary heart disease in the Department of Pathology's second Russell Ross Endowed Lecture this month. (Full Story)

La Spada giving Science in Medicine Lecture on Sept. 23

Albert La Spada, associate professor of laboratory medicine, will present the first Science in Medicine Lecture of the 2004-05 academic year at noon on Thursday, Sept. 23, in room T-625 of the Health Sciences Center. His topic is "Deconstructing Polyglutamine Neurodegeneration: A Tale of Two Repeat Diseases." The lecture is free and open to all faculty, staff, and students. No registration is required. For more information, contact Vee White at 206-543-8319, veewhite@u.washington.edu