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September 21, 2018

The UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences (DEOHS) is collaborating with farmworkers and other UW researchers to evaluate the health and living conditions of farmworkers in Whatcom and Skagit counties through surveys a

September 21, 2018

Since 2003, researchers have noticed that scientists tend to study the same genes, over and over. And the genes that become popular aren't necessarily the most interesting ones, they say.  It may be decades before all the genes are studied. 

September 19, 2018

A prompt, appropriate medical response nearly doubles the likelihood of survival among competitive young athletes who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest during exercise, a new study shows.

September 18, 2018

The therapeutic use of virtual reality, be it for pain or fear, actually piggybacks off the use and development of video games, said Hunter Hoffman, a research scientist at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.

September 18, 2018

Not everyone agrees there is a sperm apocalypse and that the demise of the human race is imminent.  

September 14, 2018

An analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

September 12, 2018

KNKX Radio follows a group of students from W.F.

Artists rendering of a DNA molecule

To help clinicians and patients obtain better information about the breast or ovarian cancer risks posed by specific mutations in the BRCA1 gene, Greg Findlay, an M.D./Ph.d.

September 12, 2018

A new scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

gene gun malaria vaccine study
August 31, 2018

Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine.  In mice studies, his team is harnessing T cells to fight malaria in t

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