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Volume 9, Number 19Space holderMay 13, 2005

Rubens named holder of Pediatric Infectious Disease Reseearch Chair

Photo of Craig Rubens
Craig Rubens has been named the first holder of the Children's Hospital Guild Association Endowed Chair in Pediatrics Infectious Disease Research.
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Foege receives NAS Public Welfare Medal

The National Academy of Sciences has presented its most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, to UW medical alumnus William H. Foege. (Full Story)

Berger resigns as Vice Dean for Research and Graduate Education

Albert Berger has resigned as vice dean for research and graduate education, effective this summer, in order to return full time to his studies of the neural control of respiration and to his regular faculty appointment in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics. (Full Story)

Academic Medicine article describes college system

An article in the May 2005 edition of Academic Medicine described the formation, structure and operation of the College system at the UW medical school and its emphasis on bedside teaching and role modeling. (Full Story)

Function of PDEs will be topic of Distinguished Science in Medicine Lecture

The function of compounds that help get rid of cellular messengers will be the topic of the Distinguished Science in Medicine Lecture by Joseph Beavo, professor of pharmacology. (Full Story)

UW Hosts Forum on Genetics on May 21

The UW will host a free community forum on genetics from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 21, in the UW School of Law's William Gates Hall. (Full Story)

Frontiers in Biomedical Research Symposium Takes Place May 23

The third annual Frontiers in Biomedical Research Symposium, titled The Impact of Informatics on the Understanding and Treatment of Human Disease: Visions of the Future, will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday, May 23, at the UW Health Sciences Center. (Full Story)