Joost Snijder, who studies molecular machinery in viruses and microorganisms, will receive the 2018 Heineken Young Scientist Award in the Medical/Biomedical Sciences. The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences announced today that Snij
Update June 26, 2018: Since the Legionella case that occurred approximately five weeks ago in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance hospital located at UW Medical Center (UWMC), no additional cases of healthcare-associated Legionel
A rare genetic disorder in which people are overcome suddenly with profound muscle weakness is caused by a hole in a membrane protein that allows sodium ions to leak across cell membranes, researchers at the University of Washington School of Me
An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells. Researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle developed the new system.