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July 9, 2002
Vol. LIV, No. 14

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NIGMS Hosts Workshop on Basic Biology of Stem Cells

Rosenberg To Give
Inaugural NCCAM
Series Lecture

New Pond Proposed
for NLM Lawn

Training Program Open

CIT Offers New Classes
in Summer Session

News Briefs

New Appointments




Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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'Research at the Frontier'
Liotta, Zerhouni Kick Off Summer Lecture Series for Interns

By Rich McManus

NCI's Dr. Lance Liotta

As if cancer researcher Dr. Lance Liotta's talk on inventing new tools to detect cancer-host interactions at their earliest moments wasn't attraction enough, the summer students who packed Masur Auditorium June 11 for the kickoff of an eight-lecture series for interns were also treated to introductory remarks by NIH's new director Dr. Elias Zerhouni, who advised them to follow their imaginations, take advantage of the "largest concentration of top biomedical scientists in the world," and dare to "use the side roads and explore — don't use I-95."
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Help for 'Diet War' Veterans
Panel Weighs In on 'Diet, Fat & Cholesterol'

By Carla Garnett

If you've ever worried about how much fat to eat, whether you should diet or the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol, then the recent seminar, "Promoting Healthy Lives: Diet, Fat & Cholesterol," was tailormade for you. Sponsored by the Office of Research on Women's Health as part of its 2001-2002 seminar series, the event featured three experts to present the facts, and — perhaps more importantly — refute the innumerable myths that swirl perpetually around these three topics.
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