Drug response screening of leukemia stem cells offers clues to relapse and suggests ways to improve patient-specific therapies.
'Alzheimer's, like breast cancer, is not one disease,' says UW Medicine dementia expert Shubhabrata Mukherjee.
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.
Couples to enroll in yearlong study of pregnancy prevention; UW School of Medicine is one of 3 U.S. clinical sites.
Children living with an adult gun owner who misuses alcohol are at increased risk of self-harm and interpersonal violence.
Findings point to possibility of new 'anti-evolution drugs' to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising.
A class of drugs called angiotensin-II receptor blockers was associated with benefit for black women and white women and men.
The advance paves the way for building entirely novel, custom-designed antibodies, enzymes and other biologically active proteins.
By clustering patients based on blood levels of select biomarkers, researchers learned who is likelier to benefit from a specific therapy.
Toxin Tre1 attacks competing bacteria by a mechanism similar to the way pertussis, cholera and diphtheria toxins target people.