September 2008
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Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Institute for Systems Biology Form Alliance to Learn More about Brain Diseases

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2008 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) has joined forces with the Institute for Systems Biology (ISB) to fundraise for and collaborate on research they hope will lead to cures for diseases of the brain and nervous system. The new partnership brings together ...

Swedish to Study Connections between Preeclampsia, Migraine; $2.9 Million Research Grant Awarded by NIH

SEATTLE, Sept. 29, 2008 – The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D., a $2.9 million grant for a five-year research project to examine possible linkages between the serious pregnanc...

Puget Sound Business Journal Profiles Saul Rivkin, M.D., Founder and Board Chair of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research

SEATTLE, Sept. 26, 2008 -- Swedish Cancer Institute Medical Oncologist Saul Rivkin, M.D., who is founder and board chair of the Marsha Rivkin Center for Ovarian Cancer Research (MRCOCR), was profiled in this week's issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ).The MRCOCR, which is a joint...

Seattle P-I Article about Doctors Who Give Patients their Cell Number Features Swedish Neurosurgeon Greg Foltz, M.D.

SEATTLE, Sept. 24, 2008 -- While most medical practices have answering services and more are offering access to doctors via e-mail, physicians who gladly hand out their personal cell phone numbers to patients are still relatively rare.The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) took a closer look at ...

Swedish's Mother Joseph Clinic Featured in Capitol Hill Times Article

SEATTLE, Sept. 20, 2008 -- The Sept. 17 issue of the Capitol Hill Times featured an article about Swedish's Mother Joseph Clinic, which is based at the Cherry Hill Campus and helps care for community's uninsured or under-insured patients in need of specialty care.Executive Director and Medical...

Swedish Issaquah Freestanding Emergency Department Featured in U.S. News & World Report Article

SEATTLE, Sept. 17, 2008 -- U.S. News & World Report recently published an article titled 'Need the Emergency Room? Skip the Wait' that featured information about the Swedish/Issaquah freestanding emergency department.John Milne, M.D., a physician who works in the Swedish/Issaquah freestand...

Dozens of Swedish-Affiliated Physicians Recognized by Peers in Seattle Magazine's Annual Top Docs Survey

SEATTLE, Sept. 11, 2008 -- Dozens of Swedish-affiliated physicians were recently recognized by their peers as part of Seattle magazine's 8th-annual Top Docs survey, the results of which were published in the September issue.According to Seattle magazine, their 2008 Top Docs list was the result...
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