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$2,000 Katrina grants for New Orleans physiology students, post-docs offered through APS

BETHESDA, Md. (Sept. 9, 2005) Following disruptions by Hurricane Katrina to physiology courses of study at Tulane, LSU, Xavier and Loyola Universities in New Orleans, The American Physiological Society has pledged $50,000 in assistance to physiology graduate and post-doctoral students in the hurricane-affected area.

Departments with APS members most affected are at Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Xavier University and Loyola University. There are just over 100 APS members from New Orleans.

APS is serving as a clearinghouse for information about physiology students and faculty in the area. "The APS Katrina Bulletin Board has been up for over a week and has served as a key element in learning how our colleagues are faring and delivering offers of help," APS President Douglas C. Eaton said.

"So far we have had offers of assistance for one to over 10 students each from about 40 universities from as far afield as Taiwan, Alaska and Puerto Rico," noted Eaton, who is also professor and deputy chair of the Department of Physiology at the Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. The offers consist of graduate and post-doc openings, laboratory space, research assistance and fellowships, and often include housing, meals and stipends.

Donations to the APS Katrina Relief Fund donation

APS launched the Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund drive to supplement the initial APS $50,000 contribution. The APS Council recommended that $2,000 unrestricted grants be made to graduate students and post-doctoral fellows affected by Katrina. The Association of Chairs of Departments of Physiology and its members are fully involved in the program.

Donations from APS members and the public can be made online at: http://www.the-aps.org/katrina.htm.

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