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  Ketones may be culprits in some diabetics' heart problems  
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  Study shows safety of adult stem-cell therapy  
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  Treating neonatal diabetes with oral medication  
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  Some follow-up breast cancer surgeries eliminated  
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Fulbright grant to fund research in Kenya

A passion for global health, dedication to science and a commitment to humanitarianism have led to a 10-month Fulbright grant in Kenya for UC Davis student, Laura Dickson. A malaria researcher in the laboratory of School of Medicine associate professor Shirley Luckhart, Dickson will be screening blood samples from people in western Kenya who are infected with HIV and malaria. Dickson is majoring in biochemistry and molecular biology with a minor in global and international studies.

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