When you put money into the plate at church or perhaps into the UNICEF box on Halloween, you are crowdfunding - combining your money with a lot of other people's to support a cause or organization. The question is, could this kind of funding model help pay for medical research?
"There's a very serious demand for lungs that far exceeds donor supply," said Dr. Michael Mulligan, (pictured right) cardiothoracic surgeon at the University of Washington.
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Investigator Profile: Joseph Cuschieri, MD
Joseph Cuschieri, MD
Professor, Division of Trauma, Burn, and Critical Care Surgery
Director of Surgical Critical Care, Harborview Medical Center
Research Interests Severe injury results in the activation of the innate immune system characterized by the systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). Although this state may persist, resulting in early development of multiple organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS), the majority of injured patients develop a compensatory response that is characterized...
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
August Grand Rounds
Health Sciences Building, Room K-069
6:30am – 7:30am “Global Breast Cancer Control: Historical Landscapes,
Key Initiatives, and Unmet Needs” Speaker: Benjamin O. Anderson, MD >>
Professor of Surgery and Global Health
Division of General Surgery
Director, Breast Health Global Initiative
University of Washington Upon completion...
Dr. Eileen Bulger Discusses Trauma Study
Harborview Medical Center is one of 10 trauma centers in the United States and Canada that aim to participate in a study of a therapeutic drug on people suspected of having sustained a traumatic brain injury. The study differs from nearly all medical research in that it has received federal approval to proceed without getting consent from study subjects prior to the initiation of the treatment.
Pellegrini Keynote Speaker at 11th Annual UC Davis Pre-Medical & Pre-Health Professions Natl Conference
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