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...
When the chance of treating cancer through a bone marrow transplant relies on strangers, it can be scary. According to Be the Match, Caucasians have a 77 percent chance of finding a match through the...
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Dr. Kimberly Allison, breast pathology, examines a tissue sample in her office. Credit: Clare McLean
Recent studies indicate that infants born prematurely have a higher risk of developing heart disease later in life. Now, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle have...
Pamela Becker, a UW professor of medicine (hematology) and a faculty member at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and Su-In Lee, UW associate professor of computer sciences and...
Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!" Begashaw exhorts co-workers and patients at her...
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...
A UW Medicine breast cancer expert discusses a recent prominent study indicating that the most common breast cancer is more insidious than previously understood. See related Q&A with Dr. Nancy...
(Downloadable video) David Yamashita talks about his mother, Patty, who died by suicide after suffering from mental illness. The video is one of the real-life stories incorporated into a six-hour...
Frisco, Texas, resident Steve Murphy, 66, was diagnosed last September with Merkel cell carcinoma, a rare skin cancer he’d never heard of. His grim prognosis: 50 percent chance of surviving 90 days...