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Volume 9, Number 2Space holderJanuary 14, 2005

UW Applies for Grant to Fund Regional Biocontainment Laboratory

The UW has applied for a $25 million federal grant to fund construction of a Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) for research in emerging infectious diseases. (Full Story)

Mullin Succeeds Pinnt on UW Medicine Board

J. Shan Mullin, former chair of the boards of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), is the newest member of the UW Medicine Board. (Full Story)

Bessie Young Honored for Work on Kidney Disease in Minority Community

Kidney specialist Bessie Young, clinical instructor of medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine, was honored in December for her work on kidney disease in the African-American community. (Full Story)

Theme of Idaho Mini-Medical School is Mental Health Issues

Idaho's third annual Mini-Medical School will focus on mental health and mental illness in children, adults, and senior citizens. The program is aimed at helping members of the public and people interested in health care careers to better understand medical issues. (Full Story)