May 18, 1998
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.
May 15, 1998
Carl J. Herzog Foundation gives $1.5 million to medical school for Endowed Student Support Fund and for Odland Endowed Chair
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.
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.
University of Washington receives another Gold Award from American Academy of Family Physicians
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.
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.
May 8, 1998
UW senior well prepared to live on Greenland glacier
Hans-Peter Marshall seems to like the cold.
May 6, 1998
Most specialists don’t assume primary-care role for older patients even when they are the only source of care
A new study from the University of Washington shows that generalists are much more likely than specialists to act as primary-care providers for their elderly Medicare patients
May 4, 1998
University of Washington unveils APEC Internet Collaboration Center:
The University of Washington unveiled today on Capitol Hill the APEC Internet Collaboration Center-next generation Internet technology that will re-define how international policy is formulated in the Internet Age.
April 30, 1998
Stroke is Brain Attack. Know the symptoms. Call 911.
Dr. Kyra Becker Dr. David Newell, and their colleagues will embark on an ambitious campaign this month to educate the people of King County about stroke.
April 27, 1998
Stanford biologist to address politics of global warming in UW lecture
The United Nations-sponsored climate convention in Kyoto last December was a failure, according to an award-winning global warming expert who will deliver the 1998 Evans Lecture at the University of Washington.« Previous Page Next Page »