When West Seattle resident Joel Eggert, 46, died last December in a motorcycle accident, his decision to be an organ donor became a life-saving gift. Months later, Jennie Lawrence of Anchorage,...
Physicians ordered or provided 2.8 billion drugs for their patients in 2013, and those numbers have risen steadily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More people than...
Pharmaceutical companies have increased costs of some medications to such an extent that citizens are getting prescriptions filled abroad. A vial of insulin that Adam Kozie once bought for about $50...
"Human “organs-on-chips” are leading a revolution in drug safety testing. These devices use human cells to model the structure and function of human organs and tissues. By testing the potential...
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Dr. Charles (Chuck) Murry is a professor of pathology, bioengineering and medicine/cardiology. He directs the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine. Credit: Clare McLean
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UW School of Pharmacy Dean Sean Sullivan Credit: Matt Hagen
(Downloadable video, script) Peyton and Nicki Miller, daughter and mother, discuss their diabetes type 1 and a new device that has made their lives easier. Dr. Irl Hirsch, a UW Medicine diabetes...
(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 and broadcast script). Dr. Jorge Reyes describes a clinical trial of a new device for transporting donor livers between recovery and transplant, and potential upsides if the...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.