precision medicine

December 5, 2018

Drug response screening of leukemia stem cells offers clues to relapse and suggests ways to improve patient-specific therapies.

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November 2, 2018

Your genes could help lead to better care for a patient in the future.

October 3, 2018

It was a big day for UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and other local medical science leaders at GeekWire Summit 2018, a Seattle present-meets-future technology conference.

March 29, 2018

Upfront tumor DNA sequencing might simultaneously provide both better detection sensitivity than standard tests, and critical information for treatment.

February 15, 2018

Dr. Tony Blau founded All4Cure, an online knowledge-sharing website for doctors, researchers and patients with multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells.

January 18, 2018

Greg Ledwon, a patient with acute myeloid leukemia says he is slaying cancer and is excited about the prospects of curing leukemia.

picture of a lab worker at UW Medicine
December 6, 2017

UW Medicine genome scientist Jay Shendure describes precision medicine -- that is, the idea that cell-based research might revolutionize medical care, yielding therapies personalized to individual patients.

December 6, 2017

UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and Seattle Children's will collaborate to discover personalized treatments based on patients' genetic and molecular profiles.

October 26, 2017

Goal is to develop personalized therapies for tens of millions of people with the two most common kidney diseases.

September 26, 2017

Investigators gave enrollees a frank assessment of potential benefits, but human spirit seemed to overpower that message

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