News Releases

Brain scans confirm less alcohol craving after treatment

Small study is first to employ functional MRI to visualize brain activation before and after chemical-aversion therapy.

Read more
picture of a man openly wears a handgun in a holster
October 19, 2017

Study: 3 million Americans carry loaded handguns daily

Most are male, and cite protection as primary reason; 'significant' public health implications, researchers say.

aflatoxin in corn
October 17, 2017

Gamers join crowdsourced battle against food toxin

Gamers will pit their wits against a real-life villain: a food poisoning called aflatoxin that can cause liver cancer and stunting. 

picture of youth football players running in a game
October 16, 2017

Football study to focus on head injuries in players ages 6-14

UW Medicine, Seattle Children's Research Institute to provide licensed athletic trainers to treat, record concussions at Northwest Junior Football League games.