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October 3, 2018

Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system, is known for widely variable symptoms and severity.  A person may be totally asymptomatic or have a mildly annoying case that, in a span of years or decades, becomes brut

July 10, 2018

Activation of a single type of neuron appears to trigger hot-flash-like symptoms in mice.  In the July 10 issue of Cell Reports, researchers show that so-call

June 18, 2018

Just 42 and in peak health, successful businesswoman Keri Andrews had just been married when she sustained a stroke in 2017. Nine months later she receives daily speech, physical and occupational therapy at UW Medicine Northwest Hospital.

February 6, 2018

If you were diagnosed with glioblastoma — a brain cancer that, with conventional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, is usually fatal within 12 to 15 months — would you try a novel therapy that might buy you an additional five months (on avera

scan of Zika virus case
February 5, 2018

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 life, according to Dr.

November 21, 2017

An analysis of tissue samples from 107 human brains has revealed details that will advance medical understanding of the biological bases for Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in older populations.

Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685.0381

UW Medicine researchers have developed a technique for inserting a gene into specific cell types in the adult brain in an animal model.

Downloadable multimedia:  Andrew Oberst discusses research on brain-invading viruses

Dixie Wilson's father and his four siblings died from Alzheimer's.

Media contact - Brian Donohue, UW Medicine: 206.543.7856; bdonohue@uw.edu

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