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Produced in the Office of Medical Public Affairs.
Volume XLII, Number 2. 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 multitasking ability of nanoparticles — microscopic globules designed to carry medicinal components — allows them to both identify and target disease sites.

Domino Effects
ICU intensivists — physicians who study the process of death and how to prevent it — bring the latest in medicine to critically ill patients fighting for their lives.

Mentors of Tomorrow
A new program demystifies the processes and problems of conducting basic and clinical research by pairing young resident physicians with career academic investigators.

Shades of Gray
The Center for the Study of Ethics and Human Values leads faculty, students and the local community in an ongoing dialogue on human values and ethical behavior.

Picture Page
Captured! A fleeting event inside a living cell.