News Releases

November 14, 2017

David Yamashita said his mother was his hero and his continued source of inspiration. But no one in the family knew how dark her moods were until she took her own life by taking a bottle of prescription medicine.

November 9, 2017

The great majority of biopsied moles pose no danger, according to an analysis of 80,000 skin samples that employed natural language processing (NLP) software to glean patient data and generate population-level estimates of diagnoses.

November 3, 2017

One of the biggest lessons learned in the opioid epidemic is that patients taking the highest and most dangerous doses are the people who could be predicted to have poor outcomes, according to a recent article in

October 26, 2017

The Kidney Research Institute, a collaboration of UW Medicine and Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle, has a major role in an ambitious, newly funded effort to care more precisely for the tens of millions of Americans who have chronic kidney dis

October 25, 2017

Researchers at the Allen Institute for Brain Science are using living cells from neurosurgery patients to explore and understand the brain’s building blocks.

October 25, 2017

The event, presented by UW Medicine's Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, will take place from 3:30 5 p.m. Friday, Oct.

October 23, 2017

One way to humanize the homeless is through art.

October 23, 2017

 In her new position, Brandenburg will oversee operations of the UW Medicine clinical entities, including Harborview Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, University of Washington Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neig

October 20, 2017

Chemical aversion therapy shows promise as a way to curb alcohol abuse among heavy drinkers, according to findings published by Schick Shadel Hospital and UW Medicine researchers in Seattle.

October 19, 2017

An estimated 3 million adult American handgun owners carry a firearm loaded and on their person on a daily basis, and 9 million do so on a monthly basis, new research indicates.