Mary-Claire King

May 14, 2018

The 2018 Shaw Prize honors King's  pioneering work in breast cancer genetics.  

April 30, 2018

[The Dan David Prize award ceremony will be live-streamed from Israel at 10 a.m.

February 8, 2018

American genetics scientist Mary-Claire King, credited with connecting a gene mutation with breast cancer, is among the winners of Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize this year.

September 19, 2017

In an essay, Mary-Claire King describes the lows and highs of the week of April Fools’ Day in 1981. Her husband announced he was leaving, having fallen in love with a grad student.  Then her house was ransacked.

In a White House ceremony today, May 19, President Barack Obama presented the National Medal of Science to UW Medicine researcher Mary-Cla

The White House today announced that Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., a University of Washington professor of medicine (medical genetics) and genome sciences, will receive the National Medal of

Writer Claudia Dreifus talks with University of Washington scientist Mary-Claire King about what led to her breast-cancer gene discovery, the work that has followed, and why King thinks women

The University of Washington and UW Medicine announced today that Mary-Claire King, Ph.D., UW professor of medicine (medical genetics) and genome sciences, will receive the 2014 Lasker-

"Once a young woman reaches 30 or so, if she has a mutation in one of the genes, she should know about it," Mary-Claire King said in a conversation with TIME magazine.

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