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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Four sites in Washington state are involved in a new program to provide addiction treatment to high-risk populations. 

News Releases

olderwoman with ankle pain
August 21, 2019

For severe ankle arthritis, is fusion or replacement better?

Both types of surgical treatments are effective, UW Medicine study finds, but ankle replacement appears to have better outcomes overall after two years.

a 3D-printed heart model
August 20, 2019

UW Medicine, VA partner on 3D-print models for heart care

Aim is to develop protocols for patient-specific replicas that help physicians plan their approaches to treatment.

illustration of cheetahs resting atop resting sodium channels
August 14, 2019

Mechanism of electrical signaling in cells revealed

Learning, memory, and movement rely on electrical signals in cells; newly obtained structure of signaling protein at rest helps explains how it works