News Releases

November 9, 2017

Natural language processing scan of 80,000 skin biopsies paints population-level picture.

November 3, 2017

“A core reason we have an opioid epidemic is that we are giving opioids to the wrong people," Dr. Jane Ballantyne said. 

October 26, 2017

Goal is to develop personalized therapies for tens of millions of people with the two most common kidney diseases.

October 25, 2017

Cell samples, formerly discarded, are advancing science’s understanding of the brain

October 25, 2017

 A discussion of the promises and pitfalls of rewriting human DNA will be held at UW Medicine South Lake Union in Seattle.

October 23, 2017

Lisa Brandenburg, former president of  Seattle Children's Hospital,  has been appointed chief health system officer for UW Medicine and University of Washington vice president for medical affairs.

October 23, 2017

“Telling our stories: art and homelessness” runs through Dec. 15.

October 20, 2017

Small study is first to employ functional MRI to visualize brain activation before and after chemical-aversion therapy.

October 19, 2017

Most are male, and cite protection as primary reason; 'significant' public health implications, researchers say.

October 17, 2017

Gamers will pit their wits against a real-life villain: a food poisoning called aflatoxin that can cause liver cancer and stunting.