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Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Pregnant woman

Risk of fetal alcohol syndrome isn't solely dependent on how much the mom drinks. The fetus' genetic makeup has a role. 

News Releases

picture of blood being drawn from transplant recipient Kerry Hayes
January 16, 2019

Region’s 1st hepatitis C heart-transplant recipient is cured

Anacortes, Wash., man opted into UW Medicine protocol to receive infected donor heart and then had virus eradicated.

Institute for Protein Design
January 10, 2019

Scientists design protein that prods cancer-fighting T-cells

New protein mimics interleukin-2 without toxic effects and works against cancer in an animal model.

Anjie Karalis Johnson and Russ Van Gelder
January 8, 2019

Gift creates Karalis Johnson Retina Center at UW Medicine

The donor, Angie Karalis Johnson, is passionate about finding a cure for macular degeneration and helping people with vision problems.