News Releases

September 12, 2019

UW Medicine, MultiCare Health System and LifePoint Health today announced a partnership to form a clinically integrated network called Embright. 

September 9, 2019

Spokane is getting a new center for medical education, health sciences and innovation, with the announcement of the construction of an 80,000-square-foot building at 840 E. Spokane Falls Blvd.

September 5, 2019

With a huge push to reduce opioid prescribing, little is known about the real-world benefits or risks to patients of stopping these pain medications.

August 21, 2019

Patients with severe ankle arthritis who had total ankle replacement surgery, a procedure called arthroplasty, did better overall after two years than those that had the more traditional surgery that fuses the joint, called arthrodesis, a multi-

August 20, 2019

The University of Washington School of Medicine and VA Puget Sound Health Care System today announced a two-year partnership to develop new uses of 3D printing to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of complex heart conditions.

August 14, 2019

Researchers have now obtained the long-sought after, resting-state structure of a voltage-gated sodium channel.  These types of channels in living cells form a voltage-regulated pore that allows rapid passage of positively charged sodium atoms a

August 7, 2019

UW Medicine’s lung-transplant team, the only such providers in the Pacific Northwest, performed their 1,000th transplant on July 7, 2019.  Ten other U.S. programs have reached such a milestone.

August 5, 2019

A team of scientists in South Korea and the United States have invented a device that can control neural circuits by using a tiny brain implant managedby a smartphone.