A a game called Foldit is enabling citizen scientists to design brand new proteins, and to participate in protein engineering discovery. It's a free online game challenging gamers to design...
Miggie Olsson says that when she learned she had stage 4 pancreatic cancer, it felt like a death sentence. Twelve years later, she knows she's an outlier, based on statistics, but she hopes her...
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...
Did you know that a Level I Trauma Center provides total care for every aspect of a serious injury, from prevention through treatment and rehabilitation? The only Level 1 Trauma Center that covers...
Shingles is a viral infection that can result in a painful rash and, in some cases, lasting nerve damage. A new vaccine will be available soon, and primary-care clinicians are encouraging older...
(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...
(Download video, script and still images) In medical parlance, a stroke whose origin is unknown is called "cryptogenic." It's the type of stroke that Val Stewart sustained at age 36. She describes...
(Downloadable video for web and broadcast, and broadcast script) Dr. John Lynch gives guidance about protecting yourself from the annual influenza threat. Lynch is medical director of infection...
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...
Harborview Medical Center's Emergency Department is treating about a half-dozen flu cases a day, heralding the start of flu season, said Dr. John Lynch, a UW Medicine infection-control specialist.