News Releases

November 14, 2019

Across the country, some 10,000 dogs of all backgrounds, and their owners, will be recruited for a major study of what makes for a long, healthy dog’s life

November 13, 2019

Public health efforts to encourage sun-protection behaviors may be gaining traction, say UW Medicine and Fred Hutch researchers.

November 12, 2019

Study has implications for the use of personalized genetic risk in populations with diverse ancestries.

November 8, 2019

Vitamin D and fish oil don’t prevent loss of kidney function in adults with type 2 diabetes, a clinical study shows.

November 4, 2019

Presence of a modified protein identifies tumors that seem unharmful but actually are dangerous and require intensive care.

November 4, 2019

Inserted in the human genome thousands of years ago, the genes can produce viral proteins without activating the whole virus.

October 31, 2019

The bacterium, Campylobacter coli, is one of the most common causes of diarrheal illness. New strains resist two drugs commonly used in treatment.

October 30, 2019

Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.

October 28, 2019

UW Medicine and Kaiser Permanente researchers to study whether degenerative eye diseases offer clues to who will develop Alzheimer’s.

October 21, 2019

Scientists find 19 variations suggestive of positive selection, and likely introduced in prehistoric times through interbreeding with Neanderthals or Denisovans.

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