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June 1, 2021

Second round of funding focuses on technology-driven solutions to relieve burdens of cognitive aging, trauma and addiction.

May 14, 2021

Gifts aim to bolster workforce, resources across Washington through UW-led programs including Harborview's Behavioral Health Institute.

March 18, 2021

M's providing $2 million to bolster outreach, vaccination efforts; players and other team personnel to encourage vaccine acceptance.

Spencer Hawes dropping off donations
June 3, 2020

Spencer Hawes donated 25,000 surgical masks yesterday, June 2, to UW Medicine at the donation drop-off center near University Village in Seattle.  Hawes made the donation to support UW Medicine’s frontline workers in the fight against the COVID-

April 7, 2020

More than $20 million has been raised to help UW Medicine scientists and clinicians work to preserve community members' health.

Mike and Lynn Garvey
October 3, 2019

UW Medicine is creating the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to develop effective new treatments for brain disorders, with foundational funding of $50 million from philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey.

October 3, 2019

Philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey establish The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to investigate the effects of aging, trauma and addiction.

April 16, 2019

The Institute for Protein Design at the UW School of Medicine will advance medicine and improve healthcare with an initial $45 million in funding through TED’s The Audacious Project

January 8, 2019

The donor, Angie Karalis Johnson, is passionate about finding a cure for macular degeneration and helping people with vision problems.

December 6, 2017

UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children's will collaborate to discover personalized treatments based on patients' genetic and molecular profiles.

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