News Releases

February 21, 2018

Scientists at UW Medicine and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center will work closely with peers at Takeda Pharmaceutical to develop novel treatments. 

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"Ebola Must Go" mural on a business wall in Harper, Liberia
February 20, 2018

Ebola had significant collateral damage to Liberians' health

After the 2014 outbreak, the population's needs were often unmet in terms of primary care, mother-child health, and immmunizations.  

chart of Merkel cell carcinoma's projected growth in United States
February 16, 2018

Steep U.S. increase projected for rare skin cancer

Aging baby boomers are anticipated to propel cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal disease. 

picture of Capital Medical Center entryway in Olympia, Washington
February 8, 2018

UW Medicine, RCCH HealthCare partner for communities’ care

The organizations will jointly support hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Washington.