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Volume 9, Number 17Space holderApril 29, 2005

Message from the Dean

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Dear Colleagues:

UW Medicine is committed to improving the health of people living in the Northwest and around the world. As one of the country's leading research and training institutions, we have a powerful impact on global health while providing unsurpassed care to our patients in the Pacific Northwest.
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Larry Robinson Appointed Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs

Larry Robinson, professor and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, has been appointed vice dean for clinical affairs, effective May 1. (Full Story)

Hibernation on Demand May Lead to New Treatment for Cancer and Trauma

Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) have, for the first time, induced a state of reversible metabolic hibernation in mice. (Full Story)

Biochemistry Alumnus to Give Neurath Lecture

Robert G. Roeder will present the 21st Annual Hans Neurath Lecture from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5, in room T-625 of the Health Sciences Building. (Full Story)

Jeffrey Kahn to Speak at May 12 Bioethics Symposium

The Second Annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning will take place on Thursday, May 12, in Hogness Auditorium in the Health Sciences Building. (Full Story)