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Volume XLI, 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.





The School of Medicine played a major role in the success of the Campaign for Washington University, a nearly decade-long fund-raising effort that surpassed all goals.

The Challenge of Change
Health policy experts from around the country recently convened at the School of Medicine to discuss the complex challenges facing the U.S. health care system.

The Way to the Heart
The rapid evolution of interventional cardiology over the past few decades offers patients with heart disease a less invasive alternative to traditional surgery.

New Origins for Organs
Could the burgeoning field of organogenesis, in which new organs are grown from animal cells, one day treat human disease?

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The Leishmania major parasite has helped researchers learn more about the immune
system’s memory.