Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
(Downloadable video, script) Philippe Hujoel, a University of Washington professor of dentistry, describes an unexpected study finding: Individuals with a slender lower face are about 25 percent ...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
See the related news release. After the invention of an ultrasound device to better detect kidney stones, engineers from the Applied Physics Laboratory at the University of Washington observed that...
Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future. The All of Us Research Program is gathering data from people of all walks of life and backgrounds to create a national medical...
It's an unusual approach, but one that Nathan White, an emergency medicine physician at Harborview Medical Center, thinks can make a difference when it comes to trauma. White was practicing Brazilian...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired. They're...
The Institute for Protein Design will become an innovation hub for new therapeutics for a variety of common, serious diseases. It will also engineer new nanomaterials for industry. Through computer...