News Releases

November 8, 2018

For the first time, scientists have created from scratch self-assembling protein filaments built from identical protein subunits that snap together spontaneously to form long, helical, thread-like structures.

November 1, 2018

Medical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline.

October 29, 2018

For the first time scientists have successfully designed non-local beta-sheet proteins from scratch.

October 23, 2018

In the United States, one of every five hospitalized people develops acute kidney injury (AKI).  Numerous causes, alone and in concert, can trigger the condition; they include infection, low blood pressure, and reaction to medication.

October 18, 2018

A newly discovered toxin that some bacteria deploy to fend off competing bacteria stands out from others in the battle for microbial domination.  While many deadly substances have been identified among bacteria, this previously unknown toxin beh

October 15, 2018

Almost any schoolchild can tell you: We prevent cavities by brushing our teeth, because that’s how you remove the sticky film containing millions of decay-causing germs.

October 4, 2018

A large, multiethnic study of healthy individuals found that high blood levels of an inflammatory marker are linked with long-term decline of kidney function.

October 2, 2018

The National Institutes of Health today announced that stem cell biologist Sergei Doulatov, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Hematology, at the University of Washington School of Medicine will receive an NIH Director’s New Innovator

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