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A Piece of the Puzzle: Including diverse populations in genetic research is crucial to understanding the biology of diseases

Genome Magazine
September 29, 2016
This article looks at the social and ethical issues of studying genetics in minority populations. Timothy Thornton is quoted.
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Air Pollution Acclerates Damage to the Heart's Arteries

CardioSmart, American College of Cardiology
July 24, 2016
Article highlights a major study co-authored by Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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EPA’s MESA Air Study Confirms that Air Pollution Contributes to the #1 Cause of Death in the U.S.

Environmental Protection Agency Blog
May 25, 2016
Article highlights significant research co-authored by Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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10-year study finds air pollution accelerates plaque build-up in arteries to heart

UW School of Public Health
May 24, 2016
A feature story on a major 10-year study correlating air pollution with cardiovascular health at a biological level. Co-authors include UW Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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UW-led study pinpoints how air pollution harms your heart

The Seattle Times
May 24, 2016
Article highlights a major study co-authored by Biostatistics faculty members Lianne Sheppard and Adam Szpiro.
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High levels of lead found in water at 2 Tacoma schools

Seattle Times
April 25, 2016
Daniela Witten is quoted.
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