Archives for "Health and medicine"


April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, “Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas,” Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.


April 18, 2001 3:30 pm

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.


February 12, 2001 1:36 pm

Alumni to discuss autism

Jessica Lord ’98, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Connecticut, will lecture on the biological correlates of autism on Thursday, Feb. 15, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.


November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.


July 14, 2000 1:24 pm

Bates receives $1.3 million grant for science education

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.


March 27, 2000 12:57 pm

Sociologist to discuss new reproductive technologies

Carol Joffee, an expert on the sociology of reproductive healthcare, will discuss “New Reproductive Technologies: Will They Reshape the Old Abortion Struggle?” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Chase Hall on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


March 9, 2000 11:41 am

Researchers from the Human Genome Project to speak at Bates

Ruth Hubbard, Richard Lewontin and Philip Reilly, scientists from the Human Genome Project, will discuss the medical, social, legal and ethical implications of their research at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.


February 23, 2000 2:52 pm

Abrahamsen to discuss "Hyperbaric Medicine 2000"

Dr. Robert Abrahamsen, director of the Total Wound Center at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, will discuss “Hyperbaric Medicine 2000” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Abrahamsen will discuss how this state-of-the-art medical treatment delivers 100 percent oxygen to patients in an environment of increased atmospheric pressure. The talk, sponsored by the Bates College Emergency Medical Services, is open to the public free of charge.


February 7, 2000 2:04 pm

"Scientific and Medical Entrepreneurship" discussed in series

Dr. Michael Thorne Kelly, vice president for research, chairman of the board and founder of Advanced Management Catalyst Inc. in Wiscasset, and Dr. William S. Holt, Bates College class of 1963 and CEO of Eye Care & Surgery Center of Maine, will discuss “Scientific and Medical Entrepreneurship” at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The presentation is part of The Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, and public is invited to attend free of charge.


February 10, 1999 4:07 pm

Massage therapist to discuss 'Overcoming Fibromyalgia'

Tammy R. Mawhinney, a Lewiston-based licensed massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy and relief of chronic pain, will discuss Overcoming Fibromyalgia at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.