UW Medicine researchers recently lead a successful effort to create "designer" stem cells that might lead to advances in cancer and aging, they say. In a paper published in the journal PNAS, the ...
[Related: Downloadable video segment for web and broadcast news outlets.] Come September, when Debbie Davis returns to work as an aide at Morgan Middle School, she’ll have an incomparable “what I did...
It’s a function of age, mostly, when an aortic valve starts to fail. At the gateway where oxygenated blood leaves the heart, the leaflets of tissue that regulate flow start to act like rusty hinges,...
(Downloadable video and script, and still images of patient) On July 17, 2017, a UW Medicine team performed the first-ever catheter-based surgical laceration to replace a failing artificial aortic...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
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Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus.
During assessment of a hip injury, patient Debbie Davis was found to have a failing aortic valve. But a congenital abnormality made the typical valve-replacement approach risky, and the impending hip...
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...
Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart. But TAVR, or transcatheter...