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Produced in the Office of Medical Public Affairs.
Volume XL, Number 4. Outlook (ISSN 1042-2897) is published quarterly by Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8508, 4444 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.





Cover story: BioMed 21
A new initiative debuts at Washington University; BioMed 21 will reorganize the life sciences into networks designed to address diseases’ biggest questions.

A Different Kind of Chemo
The young science of chemoprevention pulls leads from traditional medicine to find new ways of reducing cancer risk.

Losing Your Keys
As the population ages, elderly drivers who have Alzheimer’s disease are a growing concern. University researchers are finding ways to routinely assess driving fitness.

Building Blocks
Construction through the decades—from mule-drawn wagons to today’s towering cranes, the School of Medicine has long been an institution on the move.

Picture Page
Art on campus.