May is Stroke Awareness Month. Neurologists always emphasize the value of a speedy response when someone recognizes signs of a stroke – and especially after a year of people expressing fears of...
"What if we could build a remote control for cells?" That was the wild idea Kelly Stevens and Daniel Corbett had. Stevens, assistant professor of bioengineering and laboratory medicine and pathology...
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...
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs. It's a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues with exquisitely entangled vascular networks that mimic...
Surgical oncologist Venu G. Pillarisetty talks about why resting before surgery is the worst thing you can do. Dr. Pillarisetty is senior author of study published in PLOS One finds that finds...
Current criteria using head size to diagnose Zika-related brain injury fail to capture more subtle brain damage that can lead to significant learning problems and mental health disorders later in...
(Downloadable video and script) Seattle's bike-share programs do not provide helmets for their riders, says Dr. Fred Rivara, a UW Medicine pediatrician and researcher at the Harborview Injury...
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Dr. Rebecca Peterson hernia surgery at UW Medical Center – Northwest Credit: Clare McLean
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Lab activity in Dr. Paul Yager's lab reflects work on paper-based diagnostics. Their hope is that in two to three years, people miles from a lab will be able to cough, spit, or urinate on a piece of...