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David Baker talking to researcher
January 9, 2019

Interleukin-2 (IL-2) is a molecule that amps up immune cells to fight off infections. While it is effective, the problem with IL-2 is that it causes a lot of toxicity in patients.

January 10, 2019

Scientists at UW Medicine’s Institute for Protein Design  have created a new protein that mimics the action of a key immune regulatory protein, interleukin 2 (IL-2).  IL-2 is a potent anticanc

December 3, 2018

Programs to screen the genomes of healthy adults to identify genes that may put them at risk for disease later in life need to be implemented with care so that they do not do more harm than good, says an expert panel in a

November 15, 2018

In 2012, Rebekah Fenton gave a lifesaving gift of bone marrow to her younger sister, Elisabeth, who was battling a recurrence of Hodgkin’s lymphoma. On Nov.

October 2, 2018

The National Institutes of Health today announced that stem cell biologist Sergei Doulatov, assistant professor of medicine, Division of Hematology, at the University of Washington School of Medicine will receive an NIH Director’s New Innovator

September 24, 2018

4 get cancer from donated organ,” blared the headline above a news story last week.

August 14, 2018

University of Washington Medical Center, part of the UW Medicine health system, today earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington state and in the Seattle metropolitan area.

April 11, 2018

Brain tumor patients and their families face uncertainty, a sense of feeling alone, and helplessness.  To diminish that burden, the The National Brain Tumor Society recently announced a new effort to provide information, tools, and guidance.

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