News Releases

May 18, 2020

The neutralizing antibody, called S309, is on an accelerated path toward clinical trials

May 18, 2020

Staff leaves will be temporary; affected employees will maintain benefits, including health insurance


May 15, 2020

Study findings suggest that women who contract the virus face a higher incidence of a severe pneumonia, which could lead to preterm birth.

May 11, 2020

Cuts, furloughs necessary; revenue was lost with cancellation of non-emergency and elective procedures. 

May 7, 2020

By web or phone, the UW Medicine Virtual Assistant helps people assess their need for testing or a medical consult, and can schedule appointments.

May 4, 2020

ECG heightens detection of sudden cardiac death risk and is a cost-effective diagnostic, a new study shows.

May 1, 2020

Community sampling to spot potentially serious or previously unseen respiratory viruses might help in mitigating present and future pandemics

April 30, 2020

The glasses were created by scientists Jay and Maureen Neitz and ophthalmology colleagues at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

April 24, 2020

Trial is looking at effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine with and without azithromycin. Results expected by July.

April 17, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology lab will perform Abbott assays for a particular antibody people produce in fighting off COVID-19.