News Releases

October 14, 2019

Investigators hope leading-edge scientific studies will translate into therapies for difficult-to-treat skeletal muscle disorders, as well as heart muscle damage

October 11, 2019

Newborns with this genetic mutation succumb suddenly to heart failure because they are unable to process milk. 

October 9, 2019

Most pre-medical students surveyed reported they had accepted or seen someone else accept handouts from pharmaceutical company representatives.

October 7, 2019

Individual acts of violence have cumulative, far-reaching physical and mental effects on victims and communities, researchers write.

October 3, 2019

Philanthropists Lynn and Mike Garvey establish The Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to investigate the effects of aging, trauma and addiction.

October 2, 2019

The National Cancer Institute will fund research of how screenings in that environment affect patient outcomes and health systems’ resources. 

October 1, 2019

The multipurpose energy-and-control stations inside our cells may hold keys to much-needed treatment ideas, according to a National Heart Lung and Blood Institute working group

October 1, 2019

In an NIH consortium, UW Medicine kidney researchers will study the safety and potential side effects of gene-editing as a future approach to inherited diseases

September 30, 2019

A monoclonal antibody prevents the virus from fusing with cell membranes to gain entry

September 25, 2019

NIH is funding $945 million in research across 41 states to seek solutions to the opioid crisis.