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May 17, 2019

UW Medicine interventional radiologist Wayne Monsky first saw virtual reality’s vivid, 3D depiction of the inside of a phantom patient’s blood vessels, his jaw dropped in

May 2, 2019

Mental health researchers behind  nowmattersnow.org have demonstrated that the site could be beneficial in decreasing suicidal thoughts.

May 2, 2019

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues.

April 29, 2019

In 2014, Chuck Lee of Bothell, Washington, was among seven subjects in a clinical trial of a “Wearable Artificial Kidney.” The proof-of-concept dialysis device was an exciting idea for patients like Lee who have irreversible kidney failure and w

April 26, 2019

The line between the human herpes simplex viruses – HSV-1 and HSV-2 – is blurrier than previously thought, according to a new study published this week  in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 

senior citizen reaching into a gun safe for a firearm
April 23, 2019

A study conducted in Washington state asked adults over 65 whether they had firearms at home – an

April 22, 2019

We commonly associate inner-ear structures with hearing, but deep in the ear canal sit tiny organs called crista ampullaris – crista, for short.

Guillermo Gomez holds a water bottle
April 22, 2019

There's no clear reason why, but cases of kidney stones are increasing. It's an experience that one Seattle man knows well: Guillermo Gomez has passed more than 250 kidney stones since he was in high school.

April 17, 2019

UPDATE:  The tissue chips were launch to the International Space Station May 4.  The SpaceX Dragon was captured and berthed on the International Space Station May 6.   The scheduled return of the tissue chips to Earth is Jun

Kidney chips
April 17, 2019

A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired.

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