Kidneys-on-a-chip that rocketed to the International Space Station in May returned via a Pacific Ocean splashdown June 3 in the same Dragon capsule. The devices, part of Tissue Chips in Space, are...
(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...
A lab takes human stem cells and helps them develop into kidney structures, which can be tested for response to therapeutics that might subsequently help people manage chronic kidney diseases. See...
Patient Paul Hamilton discusses his recovery after transplant surgery involving a "liver in a box" device.
Surgeons at UW Medicine in Seattle have performed the first liver transplant in the Pacific Northwest involving a warm blood-perfusion device to transport the organ between donor and recipient....
As children settle into the start of another school year, it’s a good idea to speak with them about how to be safe if they walk to school. Beth Ebel, a pediatrician with UW Medicine Harborview,...
Imagine your child going back to school and not being able to enjoy favorite activites, like singing, dancing, or running. That was the reality for 8-year-old Alaya Rogers until she took control of...
Seattle-area as parents found that, even with a doctor’s prescription, EpiPens were difficult or impossible to purchase in south King County just before the school year’s start. Local pharmacies that...
A UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine research project is being sent into space with the hope that the tests will provide answers to how the kidney is injured and how it can be repaired. They're...
How do you pack a well-balanced lunch? Many parents might be wondering that as their children go back to school. UW Medicine dietitian Judy Simon explains the different food groups she likes to see...