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October 3, 2018

GeekWire Summit 2018 is a technology conference held this week at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel.  The immersive,high-tech gathering brings together more than 900 inventors and developers, experts, entrepreneurs and business executives to explore th

March 29, 2018

Genetic sequencing of tumor DNA may be simpler and better than the multiple tests now used to check for Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer patients.  

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

Jeffrey and Susan Brotman and Pam and Dan Baty have made a $50 million gift to create the Brotman Baty Institute for Precision Medicine that combines the research str

October 26, 2017

The Kidney Research Institute, a collaboration of UW Medicine and Northwest Kidney Centers in Seattle, has a major role in an ambitious, newly funded effort to care more precisely for the tens of millions of Americans who have chronic kidney dis

September 26, 2017

Beginning four years ago, 15 women with incurable (metastatic triple-negative) breast cancer were enrolled in a unique clinical trial.

computer-generated illustration of cell-signaling islands
July 13, 2017

(Downloadable video, b-roll of John Scott and cellular images, and broadcast script)  Dr. John D.

Media contact:  Leila Gray, 206.685,0381, leilag@uw.edu

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