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May 26, 1998

Move over Weather Channel: Traffic TV covers local commuting conditions

Beginning June 1, a new University of Washington cable television channel will broadcast real-time, rush-hour traffic updates so viewers can get a forecast of their morning commute along with the weather.

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May 20, 1998

Carl J. Herzog Foundation gives $1.5 million to medical school for Endowed Student Support Fund and for Odland Endowed Chair

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The Carl J. Herzog Foundation has given the University of Washington School of Medicine $1.5 million dollars, of which half will establish an Endowed Student Support Fund.

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May 18, 1998

First holder of the Theodore J. Phillips Endowed Professorship in Family Medicine named

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Dr. John B. Coombs, associate vice president for medical affairs and associate dean for regional affairs and rural health at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has been named the first holder of the Theodore J. Phillips Endowed Professorship in Family Medicine.

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Dr. Richard Blandau, an international figure in research on reproductive biology, died May 11 at age 86.

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Dr. Richard J. Blandau, an early leader of the University of Washington School of Medicine and an international figure in research on reproductive biology, died Monday afternoon, May 11, at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle.

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Researchers unable to document existence of transient HIV infection in infants

Research published this week in the journal Science failed to verify even one case of transient infection among 42 cases where infants showed evidence of HIV-1 infection contracted from their mothers, but somehow became free of the virus that causes AIDS.

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May 15, 1998

Carl J. Herzog Foundation gives $1.5 million to medical school for Endowed Student Support Fund and for Odland Endowed Chair

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The Carl J. Herzog Foundation has given the University of Washington School of Medicine $1.5 million dollars, of which half will establish an Endowed Student Support Fund.

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May 12, 1998

Seattle area celebrates National Cancer Survivors Day

Smiles, tears, laughter and hugs will be the order of the day when cancer survivors, their families and friends, hospital staff and volunteers gather to celebrate National Cancer Survivors’ Day from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 7.

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University of Washington receives another Gold Award from American Academy of Family Physicians

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

The University of Washington (UW) was one of seven medical schools in the nation to maintain a three-year average of more than 30 percent of its graduates entering family practice residencies from 1995 through 1997.

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May 11, 1998

Transgenic mice with widest known range of vision among mammals created to investigate human vision problems, evolution of sight

Researchers have succeeded in introducing a gene that produces a human photopigment into laboratory mice, creating transgenic rodents that have the widest known spectral range of vision of any mammal.

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May 8, 1998

UW senior well prepared to live on Greenland glacier

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Hans-Peter Marshall seems to like the cold.

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