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December 7, 2004
Vol. LVI, No. 25

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Hood Discusses Systems Biology On Dec. 15 in Masur Auditorium

Four-Legged Clinical Center Volunteers Cheer Patients

NINDS's McKay Wins Schering Prize

NHLBI's Young To Give Mider Lecture

NLM Exhibit on War
and Trauma

CC Offers Clinical Research Certificate

Early Diagnosis of
Pituitary Tumors
Urged at Symposium

Jazz Brunch, Costume Party Spur CFC Giving

News Briefs



Study Subjects Sought

U.S. Department of
Health and Human Services

National Institutes of Health

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Still Excelling Past 40
NIH'ers Set World Weightlifting Records at Major Meet

By Rich McManus

George Prue (l) and Michael Bradley show off the hardware they won by lifting world-record weights at a recent meet.

By the time most people turn 40, thoughts of being a world record holder in anything have usually long since dimmed. But that's not true for two men at NIH. George Prue, 58, and Michael Bradley, 46, both set world records in their age groups at the 2004 Amateur Athletic Union world bench press, dead lift and push/pull championships held Oct. 29-31 in Richmond, Va. They needed most of their strength simply to haul home the hardware — gold medals and tall trophies.
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Schwartz Named NIEHS and NTP Director

Dr. David A. Schwartz
Dr. David A. Schwartz has been named new director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the National Toxicology Program. He will assume leadership of NIEHS and NTP in April 2005.

He is currently serving at Duke University as director of the pulmonary, allergy and critical care division and vice chair of research in the department of medicine. At Duke, Schwartz played a principal role in developing three NIEHS-funded research centers in environmental health sciences, environmental genomics and environmental asthma.
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