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March 15, 2018

A UW Medicine surgeon performed a landmark procedure this week, implanting tiny steroid-releasing devices in a patient’s sinuses to reduce the recurrence of nasal polyps. It was the device’s first West Coast deployment and the third such U.S.

March 14, 2018

In thousands of single cells from embryos, both cell type and developmental stage can be deduced from measurements of chromatin accessibility.

March 12, 2018

Seattle Reign FC and UW Medicine have announced a three-year partnership that makes UW Medicine the Official Health Partner of the club.

March 5, 2018

Fringe loan services may cost poor and working class Americans not only their finances, but also their health, a first-of-its-kind study shows.

March 1, 2018

Improving the trafficking of cellular proteins in brain cells holds possibilities for new treatments and even prevention for Alzheimer's disease, results of a new study suggest.

March 1, 2018

In the living world, transmembrane proteins are found embedded in the membrane of all cells and cellular organelles. They are essential for them to function normally.

February 26, 2018

An insulin-mimicking peptide has now been shown to not only lower blood sugars, but also slow the progression of atherosclerosis in mice.

February 21, 2018

A new research alliance between the University of Washington, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.

February 16, 2018

The number of U.S. cases of Merkel cell carcinoma, an often-fatal skin cancer, is rising about six times faster than most other cancers and at nearly twice the rate of the more-common melanoma.

February 8, 2018

UW Medicine and Tennessee-based healthcare system RCCH HealthCare Partners announce the creation of a public-private partnership to ow

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