Nanoparticle technology created by researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine is featured in a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (commonly known as RSV). The vaccine is now...
A study recently published in Harm Reduction Journal examined a Seattle-based organization’s efforts to introduce heroin pipes as a means to diminish harms associated with injection drug use. “We...
Only about 20% of Americans have “optimal” heart health, according to a recently published American Heart Association (AHA) study of more than 23,000 U.S. adults and children. UW Medicine Heart...
A diverse, thorough dataset of a nearly 100,000 genome sequences is now available to scientists through the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Research Program. UW Medicine’s Northwest...
We have annual flu vaccines because the influenza virus mutates every year. The antibodies you made for this season's flu many not protect you against next year's flu version That's why many...
Any virus can infect heart-muscle cells, but the novel coronavirus appears to have a particularly detrimental effect, which cardiologists are trying to understand. Autopsy studies of very sick...
UW Medicine is creating the Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions to develop effective new treatments for brain disorders, with foundational funding of $50 million from philanthropists Lynn and...
Nicotine is an incredibly addictive substance and one JUULpod, a vaping device brand, has as much nicotine as 20 cigarettes. Patricia Atwater, the director of health promotion at Hall Health Center...
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...
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Lisa Brandenburg is president of UW Medicine Hospitals and Clinics in Seattle.