News Releases

January 16, 2019

Anacortes, Wash., man opted into UW Medicine protocol to receive infected donor heart and then had virus eradicated.

January 8, 2019

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

January 7, 2019

“Knee mount” maneuver reduces blood-flow velocity in major arteries, pilot test shows.

January 4, 2019

Two scientists at the University of Washington School of Medicine created software that can understand high-pitch calls.

December 20, 2018

UW Medicine and Fred Hutch had key roles in clinical trial of immunotherapy option for often-lethal Merkel cell cancer.

December 19, 2018

Globally, lifetime stroke risk seen at one in four among adults age 25; young adults urged to adopt healthy lifestyle and diet.

December 13, 2018

On-field trainers captured injuries data, showing higher incidence than previous studies have reported.

December 5, 2018

Drug response screening of leukemia stem cells offers clues to relapse and suggests ways to improve patient-specific therapies.

December 4, 2018

'Alzheimer's, like breast cancer, is not one disease,' says UW Medicine dementia expert Shubhabrata Mukherjee.

December 3, 2018

Screening of healthy adults for genes that might heighten disease risk must be pursued cautiously, concludes a U.S. panel whose authors include a UW bioethicist.