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Volume 9, Number 16Space holderApril 22, 2005

Potential Therapeutic Target for Huntington's Disease Identified

Model depicting the non-cell autonomous contribution by microglia to neuronal dysfunction in Huntington's disease.
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Model depicting the non-cell autonomous contribution by microglia to neuronal dysfunction in Huntington's disease.
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Image courtesy of Paul Muchowski


Open Forum on Proposed Department of Global Health Set for April 26

The UW Global Health Advisory Committee will hold an open forum to discuss the proposed creation of the Department of Global Health, a partnership between the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health and Community Medicine. (Full Story)

University of Michigan Gives Global Health Medal to William Foege

The University of Michigan has awarded its first Thomas Francis Jr. Medal in Global Public Health to William Foege, affiliate professor of epidemiology at the UW, for his role in eradicating smallpox. (Full Story)

Burgess to Head Physician Relations at Medical Center in Boise

Anne "Patrice" Burgess, a Boise primary care physician and senior administrator at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho (one of the School of Medicine's WWAMI training sites), has been named medical director of physician relations at Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center. (Full Story)