News Releases

June 19, 2019

Almost 500,000 Americans die each year from cardiac arrest, when the heart suddenly stops beating.

June 9, 2019

Intervening aggressively to roll back the onset of type 2 diabetes does works in adults, but once the medication and treatment ends, the disease always returns, according to a 

June 4, 2019

A team of researchers encoded their specialized knowledge into the computer game Foldit to enable citizen scientists to successfully design synthetic proteins for the first time.

May 29, 2019

The University of Washington in Seattle is among eight U.S. research sites undertaking a study to confirm whether brain imaging can detect signs of autism spectrum disorder in infants. 

May 16, 2019

Synthetic proteins have been created that move in response to their environment in predictable and tunable ways. These motile molecules were designed from scratch on computers, then produced inside living cells.

May 15, 2019

Ear infections are the most common reason that parents bring their children to a pediatrician, according to the National Institutes of Health.

May 14, 2019

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Zackery Lystedt Law, the first comprehensive mandate in the United States aimed to reduce concussion risk and protect student athletes after head injuries.

May 10, 2019

UW Medicine researchers are recruiting pregnant women to study whether prenatal marijuana use – in the absence of alcohol, tobacco, and any illicit drug consumption – affects their infants’ brain development, cognitive and motor development, med

May 7, 2019

When a loved one is going through a psychotic episode – experiencing a break with reality – it’s hard to know what to do. How do you communicate? How do you offer support?

UW Medicine is pursuing multiple mechanisms of care:

May 2, 2019

Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues.