News Releases

September 27, 2017

These computer-designed proteins, which did not previously exist in nature, combine the stability and bioavailability of small molecule drugs with the specificity and potency of larger biologics.  They would not require refrigeration, and they l

September 20, 2017

After a national search, UW Medicine has named Joy Grosser as its new chief information officer (CIO), effective November 1, 2017.

September 19, 2017

How does a driver’s brain realize that a stop sign is behind a bush when only a red edge is showing? Or how can a monkey suspect that the yellow sliver in the leaves is a round piece of fruit?

September 14, 2017

Raising the minimum wage in Seattle to $13 an hour did not affect the price of food at supermarkets, according to a new study led by the University of Washington School of Public Health.

September 6, 2017

University of Washington researchers are developing the first smartphone app that is capable of objectively detecting concussion and other traumatic brain injuries in the field: on the sidelines of a sports game, on a battlefield or in the home

August 30, 2017

Surviving cardiac arrest often seems like a matter of luck: whether a passerby knows CPR or a defibrillator is close at hand or the ambulance arrives quickly.

August 24, 2017

Tests commonly used to diagnose oral and genital herpes are often unreliable, missing some cases of infection and, in others, identifying an infection that does not exist, say researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine. 

August 22, 2017

We know that connecting with nature is good for our health, thanks to a growing body of evidence. But how do we measure a “dose” of nature? Do we get the same benefits from having plants in our offices that we do from gardening in our yards?

August 18, 2017

Nearly a thousand scientists and activists from the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia are scheduled to attend the 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences Aug. 20-24 in Seattle.

August 17, 2017

The roundworm stars in the first-ever compilation of gene readouts in every kind of cell in an animal.

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