immunity

Lexi Walls, of The Veesler Lab, studies how variants and antibodies formed by past infection and vaccinations interact.
July 19, 2021

COVID-19 variants are finding methods to elude antibody protection, but the scientists with UW Medicine who made that discovery say vaccines are holding strong against the mutations.

grandparent visits with grandkids in person
March 11, 2021

People who are "fully vaccinated" – meaning two weeks have elapsed since the final dose of the final vaccine series  – can gather with others and share a meal, unmasked, indoors with another vaccinated household, says Dr. Seth Cohen.

picture of man sleeping
December 21, 2020

Today is winter solstice, the day of the year with the least daylight, and perhaps a fitting day to reflect on sleep.

August 4, 2020

Tailored vaccines developed at UW Medicine enable a more targeted immune response against viruses.

October 30, 2019

Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.

Dr. Seymour Klebanoff, 89, a world leader in the study of how white blood cells kill bacteria, died in his sleep Aug. 31 at his Seattle home.

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