heart disease

March 6, 2020

Part of the Tissue Chips in Space program, this study will measure how microgravity affects human heart muscle

Kepu Savou going for a walk
February 28, 2020

Last August, Kepu Savou, 29,  thought he had a cold until he continued to get worse, suffering from fatigue and shortness of breath. Doctors found the Des Moines, Wash. man had heart failure.

Rong Tian and a researcher in the lab
October 1, 2019

A new National Institutes of Health report outlines how expanding research on mitochondria could result in new ways of treating heart failure. The latest research shows that this organelle plays more roles in our cells than previously thought. T

August 2, 2019

A mix of cardiac muscle cells and outer heart wall cells, derived from stem cells, is tested in lab studies of heart-mending grafts

May 22, 2019

Findings at nanometer and millisecond scales may help improve design of therapies directed at motor proteins to rescue failing hearts.

April 3, 2019

UW researcher is trying to hold soda makers accountable for their products' contributions to disease.

January 24, 2019

New studies challenge conventional wisdom, but the practice is still recommended for some patients. 

July 2, 2018

Researchers at UW Medicine in Seattle have successfully used human stem cells to restore heart function in monkeys with heart failure.

February 26, 2018

Recent findings in mice suggest a new approach to test in protecting  people with diabetes from their higher risk of advanced blood vessel disease, which sets the stage for early heart attacks and strokes. 

 

February 9, 2018

The EPA awards UW nearly $3 million to continue studying how air pollution contributes to cardiovascular disease.

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