News Releases

February 21, 2018

Scientists at UW Medicine and Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center will work closely with peers at Takeda Pharmaceutical to develop novel treatments. 

February 16, 2018

Aging baby boomers are anticipated to propel cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal disease. 

February 8, 2018

The organizations will jointly support hospitals in Alaska, Idaho and Washington.

February 5, 2018

The researchers hope their novel drug will safeguard patients from the hearing-damaging side effects of powerful antibiotics.  

February 5, 2018

Zika virus may cause significant damage to the fetal brain even when the baby’s head size is normal. The damage can be difficult to detect even with sophisticated brain scans.

February 5, 2018

Patients with chronic kidney and heart conditions have little benefit from devices that curb irregular heartbeats, researchers find.

January 29, 2018

The finding could inform test interventions to reduce or eradicate certain bacteria that appear to increase women’s HIV susceptibility.

January 25, 2018

Acupuncture, massage, tai chi, music therapy and other treatments shown effective in reducing pain.

January 23, 2018

Inflammation due to infection inside the pregnant womb can alter the activity of genes essential for normal fetal heart formation.

January 22, 2018

Mathis, an attorney, will start February 20. He replaces Sue Clausen, who is retiring.