News Releases

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

October 2, 2018

School zone speeding violations tend to spike after school breaks, weekends and summer vacation, but automated photo enforcement may help slow down motorists and keep kids safer.

September 26, 2018

The lack of new antibiotics is among the most critical challenges facing medicine. Researchers have been on the hunt for new drugs to combat "superbugs" that cannot be penetrated by current antibiotics.

September 26, 2018

The Northwest Genomics Center at the University of Washington in Seattle will become one of three genome centers around the country for the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.

September 24, 2018

UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24.

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