April 25, 2018

Advances in genetic testing offer new insights to parents who have a child with a rare but serious form of epilepsy, epileptic encephalopathy (EE), found in one of about every 2,000 births and characterized by developmental disabilities as well

April 24, 2018

The study of rare diseases can lead to new treatments for common diseases, says a commentary published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Its authors are two UW Medicine physicians.

April 21, 2018

Though overall patient numbers are still relatively low, syphilis is rising steeply nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

April 18, 2018

Two University of Washington clinician-researchers are part of a newly created consortium whose aim is to reduce firearm injury and death among children. 

April 16, 2018

Singer and performer Huey Lewis announced April 13 that he was canceling the remainder of the 2018 tour with his band The News.

April 16, 2018

Vasectomies were in the news last month when a study showed annual spikes of the procedure in March – corroborating researchers’ hypothesis that patients would time the procedure to be home to watch the first days of the NCAA basketball tourname

April 16, 2018

The Trump presidency has fomented public discord and action on a number of fronts. For Denise Dudzinski, a white person in a position of power, it has made the issue of racial injustice feel more personal than ever.

April 5, 2018

Dr. Donald Chi, associate professor of oral health sciences at the University of Washington School of Dentistry, has been named Pediatric Dentist of the Year.

April 3, 2018

In case you missed it: Scientists at the University of Washington were among an international group that conducted the largest-ever genetic study on stroke.  It involved DNA samples from more than 520,000 people and identified 22 new genetic ris

April 3, 2018

Six University of Washington students, one from each of the six Health Sciences disciplines, were identified this week as the Magnuson Scholars for 2018-2019.