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Medical Bulletin | Spring 2009


Canine connections

From cancer to epilepsy, dogs are informing human medical care—and vice versa

Low risk, high return

A new University study finds that living kidney donors are as healthy as nondonors in the long run

Anatomy lessons

Students discover patient care at the heart of anatomy lab


Medical School News

Global Outreach

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From the Dean

Medical heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Take the black, pointy-eared hero featured on our cover, for example. Aptly named Batman, he underwent lifesaving but experimental surgery at the University ...

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