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June 10, 1997

Families with two autistic children sought for new study that hopes to discover genetic, neurobiological causes of disorder

In a major effort to discover the genetic causes of autism and develop intervention programs to assist children with the severe developmental disorder, an interdisciplinary team of University of Washington researchers has begun a nationwide effort to recruit at least 200 families with two or more autistic children for a new $5.6 million study.

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June 3, 1997

Senior Vice President of CARE Selected As New Dean Of The UW Graduate School

Marc Lindenberg, a senior vice president with CARE USA, has been selected as the new dean of the University of Washington Graduate School of Public Affairs.

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June 2, 1997

For a happy Father’s Day, divorced dads need to look beyond the support check to involvement in their children’s lives

Father’s Day just may be the loneliest day of the year for that much-maligned group of males — divorced dads

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Software robot uses UW technology to ease on-line shopping

Frustrated Internet shoppers who are unable or unwilling to wade through a flood of World Wide Web sites to find what they’re looking for soon can call on a computer software robot named Jango to help with their on-line shopping.

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June 1, 1997

Canopy research could lead to better forest management

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From the Wind River canopy crane’s gondola, scientists can gather samples, install instruments and conduct experiments in the canopies of trees as tall as 220 feet.

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About the Wind River Canopy Crane

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Canopy research could lead to better forest management

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May 29, 1997

Ramsey named UW vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine

Dr. Paul G. Ramsey, chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington medical school, has been named vice president for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine.

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May 27, 1997

Anti-Violence Curriculum Gets Good Grade

A scientific evaluation of an anti-violence curriculum developed in Seattle and used in over 10,000 schools throughout the US and Canada reveals that the curriculum is successful in reducing aggressive behaviors in elementary school-aged children.

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Health Source: Medical News from the University of Washington

Medical News from the University of Washington

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Enzymes targeted as key to understanding of drug interactions

Prevention of drug interactions, say researchers at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, lies in learning how the human body processes each drug. The school has recently established a formal Program in Drug Interactions, tapping the expertise of 22 faculty members believed to be the largest group of experts in the world on drug interactions.

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