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Volume 8, Number 49Space holderDecember 17, 2004


Local group sending humanitarian aid to hospitals in Iraq

Photo of man holding child

Children and Protectors Relief (CPR) Iraq, a group founded by UW assistant professor R. Chris King, is sending humanitarian aid to Iraqi citizens and American soldiers in Iraq. UW clinical faculty member Dennis Nichols, seen here with one of his patients, is serving in a military hospital in Iraq.
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Photo courtesy of R. Chris King and Dennis Nichols


Migrane sufferers at higher risk of stroke

Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to experience a stroke, compared to people who do not get this type of headache. (Full Story)

Event raises nearly $1 Million for prostate cancer research

A fund-raising breakfast held Dec. 1 raised nearly $1 million for prostate cancer research at the UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC). (Full Story)

Morton stepping down as director of primate center

William Morton, professor of comparative medicine, is stepping down from his position as director of the Washington National Primate Research Center, effective Dec. 31. (Full Story)

Harry Kimball, advisor to Dean Ramsey, wins AAMC award

Harry Kimball, senior advisor to medical school Dean Paul Ramsey, has won the Association of American Medical Colleges Special Recognition Award. (Full Story)