News Releases

March 16, 2018

Graduating students from the UW School of Medicine joined their peers across the U.S. in the annual rite of the National Residency Matching Program.

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East Asian art
March 16, 2018

Two pulses of Denisovans contributed to East Asian ancestry

Two distinct interbreeding events with Denisovans, a sister group to Neanderthals, contributed to the ancestry of modern East Asians, according to a genetic data analysis.

picture of small device to be implanted in ethmoid sinus
March 15, 2018

New device to combat nasal polyps makes West Coast debut

The 90-day implant releases steroids to reduce inflammation of chronic sinusitis.

picture of Dr. Chris Murray teaching in class
March 15, 2018

Med school forms world's first Health Metrics Sciences department

Aim is to measure and understand elements that affect human health, incorporating perspectives of epidemiology, demography, statistics, and other disciplines.