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July 29th, 2005

People to watch: Jeffrey Smith

Abstract:
Researcher Jeffrey Smith heads a team of 25 scientists from three major research institutes to design nanotechnologies to detect and treat "vulnerable" plaque, an underlying condition that leads to almost all heart attacks.

Last month, the project team, with scientists from Burnham, the Scripps Research Institute and the University of California Santa Barbara, received a $13 million federal grant to begin the job. The Burnham Institute was selected as a "Program of Excellence in Nanotechnology" by the National Institutes of Health.

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