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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

In evaluation of performance and reputation, UW school trails only Michigan and North Carolina programs.

News Releases

ultrasound imaging of a kidney
July 12, 2018

Keeping kidney stones at bay during space flights

UW Medicine to test innovative kidney stone ultrasonic propulsion procedure for NASA space missions and for patients on Earth.

hot flash reseach
July 10, 2018

Brain circuit triggers hot flashes in males and females

Sex hormone-sensitive brain cells provoke sudden, intense feelings of heat during menopause or prostate cancer therapy, and could be a treatment target.  

clip art of a simulated doctor talking to a simulated patient
July 9, 2018

Medicare incentives could harm patient care

After being informed of how they are evaluated, many physicians told surveyors that the pay-for-performance approach might change the way they practice.