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May 11, 2020

Cuts, furloughs necessary; revenue was lost with cancellation of non-emergency and elective procedures. 

May 7, 2020

By web or phone, the UW Medicine Virtual Assistant helps people assess their need for testing or a medical consult, and can schedule appointments.

May 4, 2020

ECG heightens detection of sudden cardiac death risk and is a cost-effective diagnostic, a new study shows.

May 1, 2020

Community sampling to spot potentially serious or previously unseen respiratory viruses might help in mitigating present and future pandemics

April 30, 2020

The glasses were created by scientists Jay and Maureen Neitz and ophthalmology colleagues at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

April 24, 2020

Trial is looking at effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine with and without azithromycin. Results expected by July.

April 17, 2020

The UW Medicine Virology lab will perform Abbott assays for a particular antibody people produce in fighting off COVID-19.

April 16, 2020

By shuffling DNA in and out of one gene, syphilis stays a step ahead of the immune system to resist eradication

April 13, 2020

The dynamics of gene expression across the genome can be characterized as a cell develops, and as it responds to challenges. 

April 8, 2020

NEJM paper relates survey respondents' candid expressions of distress and admiration, among other emotions.