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Friday, May 20, 2022
A mother holds her baby.

A consultant discusses benefits and challenges of turning primarily to breast milk in lieu of baby formula.

News Releases

Zoom meeting screen showing Nature paper authors Abraham Palmer, Kelley Harris, Thomas Sasani, Robert Williams, Annabel Beichman, David Ashbrook, Lu Lu and Jonathan Pritchard
May 11, 2022

Gene that shapes mutation rate variation found in mice

The finding supports theory that genetic differences between individuals and species can affect the acquisition of mutations.

clinician in gown and mask and shield talks with patient in COVID unit
May 10, 2022

Ethicist: Crisis-care protocols should ignore patients’ age

An analysis suggests that other criteria have a more ethical basis to help decide which patients to prioritize for lifesaving care.

 Lizet and Francisco Robles cradle their daughter Savannah in the UWMC NICU.
May 5, 2022

New program works to save the tiniest patients

Before 2021, the survival rate of extreme preemies was poor.  An initiative at UW Medicine changed that.