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UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE MAGAZINE | JANUARY 2001, Vol. 3, Issue 1
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DEPARTMENTS

OF NOTE [546 KB]
They never promised him a rose garden, yet there Karl Kandler was on Pennsylvania Avenue . . . Stress and our immune systems. You find the scholarship winner prototype; we canít.

INVESTIGATIONS [476 KB]
Marina Kameneva makes blood slippery. A shipping and receiving warehouse for proteins. TB infections: Sometimes they appear to do nothing; sometimes they kill.

98.6 DEGREES [97 KB]
As Pittís $500 million capital campaign revs up, the school announces its priorities.

ATTENDING [302 KB]
Students rehearse their skills with patient actors. The nationís first chair in patient care.

ALUMNI NEWS [359 KB]
Bernard Fisher makes a cameo. Alum James Corrigan on deaning at Tulane and starting for the 1960 Pirates.

LAST CALL [1.14 MB]
Is that an Escher or an Antaki?

COVER STORY


Okay, maybe Pitt crusaders prefer lab coats to capes, but their research is definitely super. (Photo by Craig Thompson)

Ka-pow! [1.06 MB]
We can make biomedical models that are bigger, faster, a lot faster. We have the supercomputing technology, and Pitt researchers have the inspiration.
BY DOTTIE HORN

FEATURES

His Personal Cosmos: Indiana [1.24 MB]
At first, not everybody thought a physician was the right person to run Purdue University, but Pitt alum Steven Beering changed their minds. His secret may be leading with a very, very big picture.
BY WALTON R. COLLINS

An Industry on the Cusp [1.19 MB]
Ed Jackson and Joseph Carcillo didn't get into research for the money; yet as they attempt to prevent acute renal failure, they may want to get a broker.
BY ROBERT MENDELSON

House of Butterflies [533 KB]
Pittís Herb Needleman changed the way we think about childrenís exposure to lead at levels once considered subclinical. Now he warns that exposure can contribute to delinquency as well as lower IQs.
BY REBECCA SKLOOT

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