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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Researchers are creating a citywide network to detect and track influenza.

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.

January 16, 2019

Genetic risks play part in fetal alcohol syndrome

A study of 84 twin/sibling pairs exposed to alcohol in utero indicates there’s no safe limit of alcohol exposure for pregnant mothers.

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.