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May 14, 2018

The 2018 Shaw Prize honors King's  pioneering work in breast cancer genetics.  

May 8, 2018

You’d think you’d know if your heart were quivering instead beating normally, but many people who have atrial fibrillation – a serious form of irregular heartbeat or palpitations – don’t feel symptoms.

May 3, 2018

Joseph A. Beavo, professor emeritus of pharmacology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, has been awarded the Julius Axelrod Award by the American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics.

April 30, 2018

[The Dan David Prize award ceremony will be live-streamed from Israel at 10 a.m.

April 26, 2018

The skeleton of Kennewick Man was discovered in 1996, but it took almost 20 years for researchers to determine scientifically that the bones, one of the oldest remains ever found in North America, were most closely related to Native Americans. 

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.