Maybe one in 9 people – or 15 percent of the people using opioids -- do well long-term because of their pain issue, says Dr. David Tauben, head of the Center for Pain Relief at UW Medicine. Tauben...
One in eight women in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. For women who survive, there’s always concern about the cancer coming back. Scientists at UW Medicine in Seattle are...
Deborah Fuller, a professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, talks about her research into creating a universal flu vaccine.
Sean Murphy, a physician and scientist at the University of Washington Department of Laboratory Medicine, explains the latest efforts in his lab to develop a malaria vaccine. In mice studies, his...
Many researchers realize that mice and rats are social and chatty. They spend all day talking to each other, but what are they really saying? Not only are many rodent vocalizations unable to be...
Open surgery has long been the convention for treating aortic stenosis, a potentially lethal condition in which a failing aortic valve reduces blood flow from the heart. But TAVR, or transcatheter...
Two studies are underway in the Chu lab in the fight against coronavirus. Dr. Helen Chu, a UW Medicine infectious diseases expert and researcher, is looking into different aspects of the disease and...
UW Medicine researchers have been working around the clock on the novel coronavirus. David Veesler, assistant professor of biochemistry at the University of Washington School of Medicine, says his...
Much is still unknown about the virus that causes COVID-19. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at University of Washington School of Medicine, shifted her lab's focus...
The UW Medicine Virology Lab went live with testing patient samples on Tuesday, March 3. Its scientists anticipate ramping up to be able to test 1,000 to 1,500 samples per day by the end of the week...