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December 14, 2017

New computational strategies reported this week in Science might help realize the promise of peptide-based drugs.

December 13, 2017

Protein assemblies, designed and built from scratch to carry molecular cargo, are advancing both synthetic life research and engineering efforts for targeted drug delivery.

December 6, 2017

Jeffrey and Susan Brotman and Pam and Dan Baty have made a $50 million gift to create the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine that combines the research str

November 30, 2017

This World’s AIDS Day marks great progress in King County and Washington state. The numbers of new HIV diagnoses in King County are at their lowest level since 1998 and at the lowest level in Washington state since 1985, new data indicates.

November 30, 2017

University of Washington researchers have pinpointed genetic variants that markedly increase HIV infection risk among people exposed to the virus.

November 28, 2017

Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient.

November 21, 2017

Nutritional status and lung function are closely related to survival in people living with cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that affects the respiratory and digestive systems.

November 21, 2017

An analysis of tissue samples from 107 human brains has revealed details that will advance medical understanding of the biological bases for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in older populations.

November 14, 2017

David Yamashita said his mother was his hero and his continued source of inspiration. But no one in the family knew how dark her moods were until she took her own life by taking a bottle of prescription medicine.

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