What's New

Friday, October 22, 2021
Following the CDC’s authorization, booster shots are now available at UW Medicine.

Booster shots are now available for all three COVID-19 vaccines in use in the U.S. – and those who qualify for a booster are free to mix it up.

News Releases

A UW Medicine nurse vaccinates a man against COVID-19 at pop-up clinic in a Seattle low-income housing facility.
October 20, 2021

Income, zip code affect risk of COVID-19 positive test

Researchers analyzed data in patients’ electronic health records to find details associated with a higher likelihood of test positivity.

scene from Liangcai Gu lab at UW Medicine
October 20, 2021

NIH supports studies on senescent cells

UW Medicine will be part of the Cellular Senescence Network to research these cells in aging and other processes.

Cross section of a retina treated with regeneration factors. The middle blue layer contain interneuron cells and the bottom layer, ganglion cells. Green cells within these layers are all derived from treated glial cells.
October 19, 2021

Nudging cells to repair damaged retinas

Biological structure researchers induce support cells in the retina to become neurons, an approach that someday could help restore vision.