News Releases

April 7, 2020

Smartphone software is intended to enhance national security; U.S. Defense Department is funding research.

April 7, 2020

More than $20 million has been raised to help UW Medicine scientists and clinicians work to preserve community members' health.

April 6, 2020

The results of a Seattle study of how a retirement living facility averted a COVID-19 outbreak have implications for public health practice.

April 2, 2020

Biochemists have created "smart" proteins that function inside human cells by turning genes on and off.

April 1, 2020

UW Medicine, Bloodworks Northwest researchers to investigate potential new therapy: plasma-derived medicine. 

April 1, 2020

Most of the patients placed on a ventilator spent an average of 10 days on it, a UW Medicine-led analysis shows. 

March 30, 2020

The benefits of hydroxychloroquine being investigated in multi-site clinical trial launching in April.

March 23, 2020

An outpouring of community offers spurs creation of site for cash and in-kind gifts — face masks, hand sanitizer and other goods. 

March 14, 2020

UW Medicine postpones all non-urgent surgeries and procedures through March 31. 

March 10, 2020

With the coronavirus outbreak, hospitals must take additional precautions, says healthcare system's president.