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Volume 9, Number 5Space holderFebruary 4, 2005

Benjamin Danielson, Alphonzo Flying Cloud receive Multicultural Alumni Awards

Photo of Ben Danielson

Benjamin Danielson, seen here serving as a mentor for Summer Medical Education Program students at the Odessa Brown Children's Clinic in Seattle, was one of two winners of the 2005 Multicultural Alumni Awards, given in a ceremony last month. Danielson won the Charlie Garcia Distinguished Service Award for working as an advocate for diversity in the medical profession. Alphonzo Flying Cloud received the MEDEX Northwest Leadership Award for serving as a role model to minority applicants in the physician assistant program. (Full Story)

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Bill Catterall receives McKnight grant to study epilepsy in mouse model

The molecular basis for epilepsy in a mouse model is the target of UW research funded recently by the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience. (Full Story)

Jim Roberts named director of Fred Hutchinson Basic Sciences Division

Jim Roberts, affiliate professor of biochemistry at the UW, has been named director of the Basic Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC). (Full Story)

Conference to focus on politics, social justice, and global health

Politics, social justice, and global health will be the central themes of the third Western Regional International Health Conference, held this month at the UW. (Full Story)