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January 27, 2014

‘Achieving Health for All’ is topic of 38th Annual Faculty Lecture Feb . 6

UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine

Dr. Stephen Gloyd, professor of global health and health services, will discuss creative responses to reducing inequity worldwide.

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Facelift complications eased with help of new 3-D imaging technique

News and Information

New imaging technology from University of Washington engineers allows scientists to analyze what happens within the smallest blood vessels during a cosmetic facelift. This finding could be used to prevent accidents during procedures and help clinicians reverse the ill effects if an injection doesn’t go as planned.

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News digest: Shrunken heads, ethics bowl, Honor: Odegaard renovation

Samoan cruise with blog, shrunken heads || First high school ethics bowl || Odegaard renovation architects honored

January 24, 2014

News writer survives kettlebell workout – with photos from The Whole U’s kickoff event

News and Information

More than a thousand people participated in a Jan. 24 kettlebell workout as the kickoff event for The Whole U, an initiative to make it easier for UW faculty and staff to access the university’s health, arts, culture and other resources and to connect with people with similar interests.

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How strong of a football fan are you? There’s a test for that

News and Information

UW psychologist Anthony Greenwald has developed a scientific test to measure the strength of one’s support for a football team.

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January 22, 2014

UW names undergraduate medalists for academic performance

News and Information

Three students have been named UW academic medalists, the most outstanding students in their respective classes, for 2012-13.

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Arts Roundup: Music, dance — and students perform ‘Reefer Madness’

Dance and drama lead this busy week of UW Arts, with the Dance Program’s Dance Faculty Concert and later, “Reefer Madness” by the Undergraduate Theater Society and the School of Drama’s production of “Reading to Vegetables.”

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Gene therapy leads to robust improvements in animal model of fatal muscle disease

UW Medicine

The experimental treatment restored muscle function and prolonged lives in animals with a condition similar to X-linked myotubular myopathy in children

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January 21, 2014

Dental school researchers patent new antibacterial agent

School of Dentistry

Titanium-based materials can inhibit bacterial growth when bound to metal ions. If proven beneficial in clinical trials, certain titanates could be applied after a dental procedure to prevent infection or decay.

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A new record: UW Combined Fund Drive raises $2.18 million

UW Human Resources Marketing & Communications

The 2013 University of Washington Combined Fund Drive raised $2,181,617, pledging $63,789 more than last year.

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