News Releases

December 13, 2017


Scientists have created computationally designed protein assemblies, which display some functions normally associated with living things, in the search for ways to transport therapeutic cargos into specific types of cells without using viruses as vehicles.

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December 6, 2017

Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine launches in Seattle

UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children's will collaborate to discover personalized treatments based on patients' individual genetic and molecular profiles.

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November 30, 2017

HIV rates at record low in King County and Washington state

The numbers of new diagnoses are at their lowest level in decades.

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November 30, 2017

Gene variants found to raise infection risk among HIV-exposed people

UW research improves awareness of determinants of HIV infection, and might spur new approaches to prevention.