One idea for treating disease is to be able to program cells. Now, a major advance in synthetic biology allows for that kind of control that hasn't been seen before. The Institute for Protein Design...
(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 ...
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
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UW School of Dentistry Dean Travis Nelson Credit: Yuen Lui
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...
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs. It's a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues with exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic...
As lawmakers in a number of states including Massachusetts and Illinois discuss age restrictions for tackle football, researchers just published a survey with parents' views on the topic. Sara...
Finding medical care shouldn't be difficult, especially for a life-threatening disorder, but it can be for people living with hydrocephalus. Mary Conyard was diagnosed at 4 months old with the...
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.