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Skin cells help to develop possible heart defect treatment

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Using skin cells from young patients who have a severe genetic heart defect, School of Medicine scientists have generated beating heart cells that carry the same genetic mutation. Ricardo Dolmetsch, associate professor of neurobiology, is senior author of the Nature study.

Are the humanities a dead end? Deans say no

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During a recent panel discussion, education school Dean Deborah Stipek, law school Dean Larry Kramer and deans of the business and medical schools encouraged sophomores to follow their passions rather than pad their resumes. Grad school, they said, will still be in the offing.

Minutes for Feb. 3 Faculty Senate meeting now online

At last Thursday's Faculty Senate meeting, members heard a report from Graduate School of Business Dean Garth Saloner and a presentation on student mental health and well-being.

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  • Annual flushing of campus water mains begins next week: The Stanford Water Department will flush the campus water distribution system starting Feb. 15 and ending March 22. For the full flushing schedule and additional information, please call the Water Department at 723-1300 or Utilities at 723-9747.
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