News Releases

September 17, 2019

The Daily Mile Foundation and The Sports Institute at UW Medicine announce the launch of The Daily Mile in the United States.

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.