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,...
Exceptionally detailed maps of child growth and education across Africa suggest that no single country is set to end childhood malnutrition by 2030.
Not one African country is on track to end hunger and malnutrition by 2030, according to new data released late last month from the UW Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. A few weeks earlier...
The organizations will work together on the annual Global Burden of Disease study -- "embarking on an unprecedented and unparalleled journey to improve health systems and, in turn, the health and...
Science reporter Amanda Grennell explores the current status of Zika research and outbreak monitoring in a article today on the PBS NewsHour. A 2018 American Association for the Advancement of...
In this article, GeekWire reporter Lisa Stiffler talks to Dr. Christopher Murray about the establishment of the Institute of Health Metrics and evaluation, but also what makes him tick.
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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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Student Jeannie Nguyen, participating in UW’s International Health Opportunities Program, delivered her first baby at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda. Photo courtesy of Jeannie Nguyen
(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...
A provocative study and accompanying commentary published recently in The Lancet has drawn rebuttals from cardiologists. “I think the conclusions drawn in the Lancet’s editorial are overstated,”...