Pharmacy

November 1, 2018

Medical researchers are increasingly exploring medications used to treat chronic illnesses to see whether they also might stave off cognitive decline.

June 20, 2018

UW Medicine’s radiology team last month created a novel imaging agent and, in an expansive team effort, performed a first-in-human PET/CT imaging study to observe how a statin drug distributes and accumulates in the body.

May 31, 2018

"Human “organs-on-chips” are leading a revolution in drug safety testing. These devices use human cells to model the structure and function of human organs and tissues.

May 14, 2018

Pharmaceutical companies have increased costs of some medications to such an extent that citizens are getting prescriptions filled abroad.  A vial of insulin that Adam Kozie once bought for about $50, with insurance, now costs more than $140, he

Media contact:  Sarah Guthrie, gu3@uw.edu, 206 543-3485,

The School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2016 distinguished themselves with the nation's highest rate of members passing the licensure examon their first try: 99 percent.

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy, Bartell Drugs and QFC Pharmacy will partner with Washington State Health Care Authority in a unique project to increase pharmacy-based immunizations.

Patients with intermittent claudication, a form of peripheral arterial disease, who had circulation-restoring procedures called revascularization had better quality of life and fewer symptoms a year later than patients who underwent medical mana

Taking benzodiazepines (widely used drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia) is not associated with an increased dementia risk in older adults, finds a study published by The BMJ today.

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