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Historically, people whose aortic valve functions poorly have been directed to open-heart surgery, the “gold standard” of care. Since 2011, though, the U.S.

A collaboration involving UW Medicine researchers reached a major milestone toward helping investigators create drug therapies and vaccines for some of the world’s major infectious diseases.

UW Medicine’s Regional Heart Center is enrolling patients in a clinical trial that may be the final threshold to a new standard of care for aortic-valve replacement. 

[Editor’s note: UW Medicine writer Brian Donohue visited with Northwest artist David Boxley several times during the six-month totem pole project.

A new exhibit at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle will showcase UW Medicine surgeons and surgical training techniques at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

In the wake of former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck's announcement that he will donate his brain to science after his death, UW Medicine neuropathologist Dirk Keene discusses chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the condition linked to brai

Paul James followed a calling to become a family doctor in Bethel, North Carolina. The town of roughly 1,600 in the eastern part of the state near Greenville is where his parents had a farm.

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