March 20, 1998
Mouse gene reveals clues to human deafness
A team led by geneticist Dr. Karen Avraham of Tel Aviv University has discovered a defective gene that causes progressive hearing loss in a large Israeli family.
March 19, 1998
School of Pharmacy’s annual Katterman Lecture focuses on herbal medicine
Reflecting the growing public interest in alternative and complementary medicine, the University of Washington School of Pharmacy’s 19th annual Don B. Katterman Lecture will focus on “Herbal Medicine: Trends, Problems, Solutions and Products.”
Federal drug expert to give free lecture at Wenatchee Valley C.C.
Dr. Donald Vereen, special assistant for medical affairs at the National Institute on Drug Abuse, will give a lecture on “Drug Abuse: Myths and Facts” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Lyceum at Wenatchee Valley Community College.
New clinical trials unit established at UW to combat STDs
The University of Washington is launching a new Clinical Trials Unit, as part of a national consortium to develop and test new methods of preventing and treating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Nursing research benefits people in their daily lives
Research at the University of Washington School of Nursing is not confined to laboratories. Its influence is felt in communities within and beyond Washington state. Nursing research makes a difference in people’s lives.
Cost, use of health services is not affected by physician compensation: a study of Washington state medical groups/managed care organizations
Whether by productivity or by salary, the way in which primary care physicians are compensated in medical groups does not appear to affect the cost or amount of health services for patients
March 11, 1998
Journalist Jim Lehrer to speak at UW commencement June 13
Jim Lehrer, executive editor and anchor of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), will be the featured speaker at the 123rd Commencement ceremonies for the University of Washington this year.
March 6, 1998
Sen. Warren Magnuson’s life to be honored at fundraiser
The late Sen. Warren G. Magnuson’s accomplishments will be honored in a program at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 4th, at Kane Hall, University of Washington, with a reception following.
First Community Conversation in Seattle March 16
University of Washington President Richard L. McCormick will hold a Community Conversation from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Monday, March 16, at the Broadway Performance Hall, 1625 Broadway.
March 4, 1998
Internet privacy and other emerging technology issues focus of 24th annual UW Computer Fair March 18-19
The oldest and largest technology show in the Pacific Northwest is just around the corner. The 24th Annual UW Computer Fair, which attracts up to 16,000 visitors, will be held March 18 and 19 at th e University of Washington.« Previous Page Next Page »