News Releases

March 16, 2018

Today at exactly  noon EDT (9 a.m. PDT in  Seattle), fourth-year med students across the country opened envelopes and checked smart phone apps to see the fruits of their years of hard work and tenacity.

March 16, 2018

A report on archaic DNA in the genomes of modern people, published March 15 in Cell, expands the understanding of human origins. 

March 15, 2018

A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to reduce the recurrence of nasal polyps. It was the device’s first West Coast deployment and the third such U.S.

March 15, 2018

The University of Washington School of Medicine, part of UW Medicine, will establish the world’s first academic department devoted to the science of health metrics.

March 14, 2018

In thousands of single cells from embryos, both cell type and developmental stage can be deduced from measurements of chromatin accessibility.

March 12, 2018

Seattle Reign FC and UW Medicine have announced a three-year partnership that makes UW Medicine the Official Health Partner of the club.

March 5, 2018

Fringe loan services may cost poor and working class Americans not only their finances, but also their health, a first-of-its-kind study shows.

March 1, 2018

Improving the trafficking of cellular proteins in brain cells holds possibilities for new treatments and even prevention for Alzheimer's disease, results of a new study suggest.

March 1, 2018

In the living world, transmembrane proteins are found embedded in the membrane of all cells and cellular organelles. They are essential for them to function normally.

February 26, 2018

An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.