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Volume 9, Number 15Space holderApril 15, 2005

Mutation allows clams to accumulate more paralytic toxins

Photo of algal.
Softshell clams exposed to 'red tide' events can develop a mutation that allows them to accumulate more Paralytic Shellfish Toxins (PSTs), making them more dangerous to humans.
(Full Story)

Photo courtesy of NOAA/Sandy Shumway

Anthony Fauci to speak April 28 at UW Health Sciences

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), will discuss the challenges of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases at a public lecture Thursday, April 28, in Hogness Auditorium, Room A-420, UW Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)

Fairhall receives Sloan Research Fellowship

Adrienne Fairhall, assistant professor of physiology and biophysics, has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship. (Full Story)

Family Practice is now Family Medicine

In response to a national trend, the UW Family Medicine Residency Network and all of its affiliated programs are changing names from family practice to family medicine. (Full Story)