David Eyre, University of Washington professor of orthopedics and sports medicine, was named the 2015 UW Medicine Inventor of the Year for pioneering a diagnostic test to measure bone loss. He will be recognized Nov.
A collaboration of University of Washington specialists in trauma medicine and bioengineering has led to a synthetic substance that might help prevent some severely injured people from bleeding to death.
Drawing inspiration from veterinary medicine, researchers at the University of Washington have helped developed a new prospective approach to detect tuberculosis (TB) – easy-to-obtain oral swab samples, greatly improving on standard diagnostics.
University of Washington heart specialists – cardiologists and surgeons – are using technologies such as 3-D-printed heart replicas and liquid ventilation to help people survive challenging medical conditions.
In less than two decades, 3-D printers have raised the public’s eyebrows so often that their manufacturers might've reasonably been accused of grandstanding. Last month, a working automobile of carbon-fiber plastic was printed in 45 hours.