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Volume 8, Number 40Space holderOctober 8, 2004


Linda Buck to share 2004 Nobel Prize for olfactory research findings

Photo of Nobel Laureates

After the press conference on Monday morning, Linda Buck posed with the two previous Hutchinson Center Nobel Laureates, E. Donnall Thomas, left, who won in 1990, and Lee Hartwell, who won in 2001. Buck, who earned two undergraduate degrees from the UW, is the fourth UW graduate to win a Nobel Prize. (Full Story)

Photo by Blayne Vixie


Drinking more cranberry juice may help prevent urinary tract infections

Drinking more cranberry juice may be better for staving off urinary tract infections than drinking less, according to a UW study. (Full Story)

Teresa Massagli wins award from ACGME for work as residency program director

Teresa Massagli, associate professor of rehabilitation medicine, has won the Parker J. Palmer Award from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. (Full Story)

Former Governor Booth Gardner to speak at neurogenetics symposium

Former Washington Governor Booth Gardner will be at the UW Health Sciences Center on Monday, Oct. 11, to open a day-long Inaugural Symposium launching the UW Center for Neurogenetics and Neurotherapeutics. (Full Story)

Alvin Thompson to receive Scribner Courage in Health Care Award Oct. 26

Alvin Thompson, UW clinical professor of medicine and past president of the Washington State Medical Association, will receive the first Scribner Courage in Health Care Award this month. (Full Story)