News Releases

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.

November 28, 2018

Couples to enroll in yearlong study of pregnancy prevention; UW School of Medicine is one of 3 U.S. clinical sites.

November 19, 2018

Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence. 

November 15, 2018

Findings point to possibility of new 'anti-evolution drugs' to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising.

November 1, 2018

A class of drugs called angiotensin-II receptor blockers was associated with benefit for black women and white women and men.

October 29, 2018

​The advance paves the way for building entirely novel, custom-designed antibodies, enzymes and other biologically active proteins.

October 23, 2018

By clustering patients based on blood levels of select biomarkers, researchers learned who is likelier to benefit from a specific therapy.

October 18, 2018

Toxin Tre1 attacks competing bacteria by a mechanism similar to the way pertussis, cholera and diphtheria toxins target people.

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