News Releases

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.

May 2, 2019

Mental health researchers behind have demonstrated that the site could be beneficial in decreasing suicidal thoughts.

April 26, 2019

The line between the human herpes simplex viruses – HSV-1 and HSV-2 – is blurrier than previously thought, according to a new study published this week  in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 

April 24, 2019

With a federal mandate to improve the Veterans Affairs healthcare system, a new center in the Department of Veterans  Affairs will test new models for providing and paying for medical services.  More than 9 million U.S.

April 19, 2019

Gov. Jay Inslee today signed into law updated regulations on car-seat and booster-seat use in Washington state.  The updated law will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020.