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Produced in the Office of Medical Public Affairs.
Volume XXXIX, Number 2. Outlook (ISSN 1042-2897) is published quarterly
by the Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8508,
4444 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.
Cover story: Goodnight, Dialysis
Joseph Kimack is one of a growing number of
end-stage kidney disease patients who are learning to perform in-home
dialysis. Brent W. Miller, MD, assistant professor of medicine, and his
staff at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Dialysis Center find that the procedure,
nocturnal dialysis, saves both time and money.
The Heirs of MEN 2A
Inheriting an abnormal gene for disease doesnt
necessarily mean the worst. With early preventative treatment, many who
are genetically predisposed can sidestep serious illness.
Rooms to Grow in
St. Louis Childrens Hospital Child Development
Center allows kids to be kids and provides peace of mind to Washington
University Medical Center parents.
The Peanut Butter Project
A simple food makes inroads into a complex problemfeeding
young children in Malawi a peanut butter supplement helps them to survive
Picture Page: Art on Campus
A group of 11 sculptures is currently on display
the Medical Center campus.
2002 graduates Maitraya Patel, center, Elise Krejci,
left, and Vivian Pao, right, at the Commencement Recognition Ceremony.