This year the Warren Alpert Foundation Prize honors scientists for transformative research leading to precision-targeted treatments for this devastating genetic disease.
The department will encourage collaborative efforts to guide global health policies with sound data.
UW Medicine cardiologists have developed a tool to predict which heart-failure patients stand to gain most, and least, from an implanted defibrillator.
Even those born without signs of Zika infection need long-term monitoring, they warn.
Two diabetes medications that help adults don’t slow progression of type 2 diabetes in youth, researchers report.
Review of nearly 150,000 patient cases provides strong evidence, says UW Medicine urologist who led research.
Usually seen with inflammatory illnesses, the disease here has an unusual common thread: injection-drug use.
A workforce analysis shows coastal and mountain states have the highest, and central and southern states the lowest, proportion of emergency physicians.
UW Medicine patients can opt in for suitable donor hearts and must complete an 8- to 12-week postoperative drug regimen to clear the virus.
Many genetic differences between humans and other great apes were not recognized earlier when their genomes were first compared.