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...
(Downloadable video soundbites and lab b-roll) Scientist David Baker discusses creating proteins custom tailored to specific therapeutic targets. See related story.
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Artist impression of designed mini-protein binders targeting Influenza hemagglutinin to effectively bind and neutralize the virus.
It's the question many ask: Is there a safe amount to drink during pregnancy? A new study published in Advances in Pediatric Research suggests the answer is no. Susan Astley Hemingway, professor of...
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...
The Institute for Protein Design will become an innovation hub for new therapeutics for a variety of common, serious diseases. It will also engineer new nanomaterials for industry. Through computer...
It's scary to think about, but an infection during pregnancy, whether the flu or a urinary tract infection, appears to increase a child's risk of being diagnosed with depression or autism. ...
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...
A study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology found that COVID-19 infections severely affect pregnant women with existing health challenges. Dr. Kristina Adams Waldorf,...
"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...