News Releases

May 19, 2018

A hole in a protein lets ions leak into cells, thereby triggering the profound muscle weakness of hypokalemic periodic paralysis.

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Dr. Joann Elmore holds up a slide from a biopsy
May 18, 2018

New guidelines for skin cancer diagnosis still allow for error

Researchers describe 'moderate improvement' in accuracy in identifying melanoma.

microwell plate containing kidney organoids
May 17, 2018

Robots grow mini-organs from human stem cells

A robotic approach to mass-producing organoids could accelerate regenerative medicine research and drug discovery.

illustration of handgun with lock
May 17, 2018

Most gun-owning homes in state do not safely store firearms

Disregard for safety is 'fueling suicides' in Washington state, says lead UW researcher.