February 4, 2014
The results break the longstanding belief that caregiving directly causes psychological distress, and make a case for genetics and upbringing influencing vulnerability.
January 27, 2014
Dr. Stephen Gloyd, professor of global health and health services, will discuss creative responses to reducing inequity worldwide.
October 15, 2013
A new study estimates nearly a half-million people died from causes attributable to the war in Iraq from 2003 through 2011. The results come from the first population-based survey since 2006 to estimate war-related deaths in Iraq, and the first study covering the conflict’s full timespan.
September 4, 2013
Researchers examining virus transmission from monkeys to humans in Bangladesh found some people are infected with multiple strains of simian foamy virus.
August 12, 2013
Some epilepsy patients who have both seizures and speech abnormalities share something else in common — mutations on the same gene.
August 7, 2013
Henrietta Lacks was the subject of bestselling book on the HeLa immortal cell line, the most used of its kind in labs around the world. The UW scientists are the first to publish under new policy, established through agreement with Lacks’ family.
June 5, 2013
Short-term therapy from paraprofessionals improved the mental health of Congolese women who suffered sexual violence.
April 29, 2013
Low pituitary hormone levels can mimic symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress syndrome, but are easily treated.
April 4, 2013
Dance, photography, cinema, theater and music will convey how the arts can make a difference in public health.
March 20, 2013
Holmes was honored for his groundbreaking work on sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea and human papilloma virus.
March 4, 2013
A public symposium on the Global Burden of Diseases study will be held on campus Monday, March 11.
December 12, 2012
Researchers in United States and Latin America re-examine standard of care for severe head injury.
September 28, 2012
Two young UW researchers sought to reduce the error rate in DNA sequencing to better pinpoint cells that are mutating.
September 14, 2012
Finding that the failed vaccine RV144 did offer some protection against certain HIV viruses suggests a more potent vaccine might be possible.
August 1, 2012
HIV care centers are an important and highly accessed point of care for HIV-infected children and their families in sub-Saharan Africa, but opportunities to address other health issues are being missed. Proven interventions, including routine deworming among children, could be effectively integrated into HIV care according to a new paper by University of Washington researchers…
July 19, 2012
Seattle is showcasing the work of more than 30 area organizations at an exhibit at Seattle Center through Aug. 19. Global Health Exhibit at Seattle Center Dates: Now – Aug. 19, 2012 Time: Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Location: Seattle Center, Next Fifty Plaza World Vision donated a mock village that has been turned…
April 4, 2012
The UW is one of five consortia of colleges and universities to receive National Institutes of Health funding to foster the next generation of global health scientists.
March 9, 2012
Social justice, climate change, mental health, and marginalized populations will top the agenda.
February 14, 2012
Young spoke an an open house at the new central location for global health faculty, staff and students to gather on south campus.
August 16, 2011
Seattle, one of the world leaders in hepatitis C research and treatment, will be hosting a landmark conference on hepatitis C Sept. 8-12 involving 800 people, including the discoverer of the virus affecting more people than HIV.
March 1, 2011
Intensive counseling on the importance of adhering to HIV treatment significantly reduces poor compliance and treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa, according to an article in PLoS Medicine March 1 by UW researcher Michael Chung and colleagues.
February 3, 2011
More than 200 students from disciplines across campus have enrolled in an intro course in global health offered for the first time this quarter.
December 1, 2010
International efforts are directed at maternal and child health, food and water security, injury control, medications, tropical medicine, and implementation science.
November 17, 2010
The funding is part of a $130 million U.S. government investment to increase the number of African health-care professionals.
October 1, 2009
At the first annual meeting of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health Sept. 14-16 in Bethesda, Md., it was clear that global health was not a fad — that universities were planning on a playing a huge role to match the surge in student interest. UW President Mark Emmert, participating in a panel discussion…
July 24, 2008
By Bobbi Nodell
News & Community Relations
One of the first AIDS research centers in the country has been awarded $16.