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Sunday, May 16, 2021

The Lancet publishes the first such global analysis, which calls for greater effort to reduce heart disease, stroke and other conditions in women. 

News Releases

picture of west-facing Harborview Medical Center
May 14, 2021

Ballmer Group gifts $38 million to address behavioral health

Gifts aim to bolster workforce, resources across Washington through UW-led programs including Harborview's Behavioral Health Institute.

Ancient illustration of lamprey
May 11, 2021

Study: Researchers use eel-like protein to control brain

Bruchas Lab uses protein called parapinopsin found in lamprey to turn brain neurons on and off; the discovery could lead to turning off mood disorders, addiction.

Bonobo Mhudiblu with her daughter Akeema at Wuppertal Zoo in Germany
May 5, 2021

New bonobo genome fine tunes great ape evolution studies

A newly generated bonobo genome assembly pinpoints specific variants that distinguish chimpanzee and bonobo lineages.