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VOL. 23, NO. 14FEBRUARY 6, 1998

Art Program Brings Dreams to Life
Ebonie
Ebonie finishes a painting in the art studio in Harlem Hospital—See FULL STORY.

Medical Researchers Identify Gene for Inherited Baldness

Researchers at Columbia’s College of Physicians & Surgeons have discovered the first human gene associated with hair loss. The new gene, called hairless, is linked to a severe form of inherited baldness and may be the trigger that turns on the entire human hair cycle.—See FULL STORY.


Next Issue:  The next issue of the Columbia University Record will be dated Feb. 20, 1998. The Calendar deadline for that issue is Feb. 11.






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