News Releases

October 4, 2018

A large, multiethnic study of healthy individuals found that high blood levels of an inflammatory marker are linked with long-term decline of kidney function.

October 2, 2018

The National Institutes of Health today announced that stem cell biologist Sergei Doulatov, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Hematology, at the University of Washington School of Medicine will receive an NIH Director’s New Innovator

October 2, 2018

School zone speeding violations tend to spike after school breaks, weekends and summer vacation, but automated photo enforcement may help slow down motorists and keep kids safer.

September 26, 2018

The lack of new antibiotics is among the most critical challenges facing medicine. Researchers have been on the hunt for new drugs to combat "superbugs" that cannot be penetrated by current antibiotics.

September 26, 2018

The Northwest Genomics Center at the University of Washington in Seattle will become one of three genome centers around the country for the National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program.

September 24, 2018

UW Medicine and Seattle Children’s will be part of the expansion of the National Institutes of Health Undiagnosed Diseases Network, the NIH announced today, Sept 24.

September 13, 2018

For the first time, scientists have created, entirely from scratch,  a protein capable of binding to a small target molecule.

September 12, 2018

A new scientific analysis of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately engineered into the BRCA1 gene will immediately benefit people undergoing genetic testing for breast or ovarian cancer risk.

August 31, 2018

After an infected mosquito bite, malaria parasites travel from the bite site to the liver.  For that reason, the liver has become the target of numerous efforts to develop a potential vaccine.

August 30, 2018

Scientists have now developed an assay that concurrently profiles both the epigenome and the transcriptome of each of thousands of single cells. Read their report

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