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Friday, September 23, 2022

UW Medicine and LifeCenter Northwest partnered on a momentous donation-after-circulatory-death procedure for an Oregon man. 

News Releases

illustration of baby within uterus, placenta
September 19, 2022

COVID-19 zaps placenta’s immune response, study finds

This damage occurs even if the mother has a mild case of COVID-19, OB-GYN researchers found.

Colorized scanning electron micrograph of monkeypox virus on the surface of infected cells
September 16, 2022

Enrollees sought for trial of drug to treat monkeypox

UW Medicine is part of a study aiming to enroll more than 500 adults with the virus, including pregnant and immune-deficient people.

Proteins designed using an ultra-rapid software tool called ProteinMPNN were much more likely to fold up as intended
September 15, 2022

Beyond AlphaFold: AI excels at creating new proteins

Papers in Science show how machine learning can accelerate solutions for protein design challenges.