News Releases

August 30, 2018

A new assay, reported in Science, advances research on how various cells types interpret their genetic code

August 25, 2018

Vaccine strategy focuses on specific amino acid sequences in virus' outer shell protein and on improving effectiveness in young children.

August 23, 2018

Three million deaths in 2016 were attributed to alcohol, which carries "massive health risks," according to a paper today in The Lancet.

August 16, 2018

In medical and arrest histories, researchers have identified risk markers that elevate a person's chances of being shot in Seattle

August 14, 2018

UW Medicine’s rehabilitation medicine and cancer-care services are among the nation’s top 10; diabetes, urology also earn high rankings.

August 8, 2018

Researchers find link between certain eye conditions and the risk for Alzheimer's disease

August 3, 2018

This mouse cell atlas is a resource for obtaining a deeper understanding of how specific DNA elements regulate cell type identity. 

July 27, 2018

Better treatments for atrial fibrillation and heart block could emerge from greater understanding of the heart's electrical activity.

July 26, 2018

Changes in their environment, such as fresh food trucks, walking groups, screenings, and cooking demos, helped Boston residents eat better and get more exercise.

July 26, 2018

The nation's death rate jumped after 2010, in particular among the old and very young. Several UW researchers contributed to the new study.

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