News Releases

November 30, 2017

The numbers of new diagnoses are at their lowest level in decades.

November 30, 2017

UW research improves awareness of determinants of HIV infection, and might spur new approaches to prevention.

November 28, 2017

In a clinical trial, UW Medical Center deploys a warm-preservation device to transport the donor organ. The first patient received the liver from his sister, who had died unexpectedly. 

November 21, 2017

A comparison of cystic fibrosis patients in the United States and Canada showed that, although the patients’ nutritional status and lung function  improved in both countries from 1990 to 2013, the improvement rate was faster in the United States

November 21, 2017

Analysis points up relationship between cognitive decline and RNA, as well as tissue samples resilient to disease

November 14, 2017

“All Patients Safe” is an interactive video training available to all healthcare providers as required by new state law.

November 9, 2017

Natural language processing scan of 80,000 skin biopsies paints population-level picture.

November 3, 2017

“A core reason we have an opioid epidemic is that we are giving opioids to the wrong people," Dr. Jane Ballantyne said. 

October 26, 2017

Goal is to develop personalized therapies for tens of millions of people with the two most common kidney diseases.

October 25, 2017

Cell samples, formerly discarded, are advancing science’s understanding of the brain