April 21, 2005
Six graduate students, one from each health sciences school, are working on projects as Magnuson Scholars for the 2004-2005 academic year.
March 10, 2005
Prions, which have been identified as the causative agent in mad-cow disease, Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease and scrapie, a disease of sheep and goats, were identified, named and characterized by Dr.
February 24, 2005
The UW community is invited to see the new laboratories, offices and auditorium in the renovated building at 815 Mercer St.
February 10, 2005
“What we’re really doing,” says Dr.
January 27, 2005
January 13, 2005
Recent research on air pollution caused by particulate matter from combustion sources such as woodsmoke, agricultural burning and diesel exhaust will be presented at a one-day symposium this month.
January 6, 2005
Two programs honoring the legacy of Dr.
December 2, 2004
November 18, 2004
Plans to create a new UW Department of Global Health, with shared governance between the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health and Community Medicine, were announced last week in a memo from Dr.
Neuroscience for Kids, a Web site established and maintained by Dr.
November 4, 2004
Some functions of the human body that worked effectively for survival when people had short life spans, living only long enough to reproduce and raise their young, may have long-term consequences that catch up with us as we live longer lives.
October 7, 2004
Former Washington Governor Booth Gardner will be at the Health Sciences Center on Monday, Oct.
August 19, 2004
In just a little over a decade, researchers have been able to identify mutations causing several hereditary neurodegenerative diseases, those that damage motor neurons, and in the process have shed considerable light on the mechanisms at work in more common conditions such as Parkinson’s disease and Lou Gehrig’s disease.
August 5, 2004
July 22, 2004
Projects geared toward improving patient safety and health care by increasing understanding among health care professionals were the impetus for a newly funded program that will bring together participants from all of the health care disciplines.
May 20, 2004
May 6, 2004
The contributions of Dr.
April 8, 2004
“Clinical Research: Challenges and Controversies” is the title for the annual one-day conference sponsored by the UW School of Medicine in cooperation with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center.
March 11, 2004
A regional National Institutes of Health (NIH) seminar on program funding and grants, the first of these seminars to be presented in Seattle, will be hosted by the UW School of Medicine’s Research Funding Service in June.
February 26, 2004
Six graduate students, one from each health sciences school, are working on projects as Magnuson Scholars for the 2003-2004 academic year.
January 29, 2004
The UW Medicine Regional Heart Center is the primary sponsor for the “Go Red for Women” luncheon and seminars planned by the American Heart Association as part of a national campaign to educate women about their risks for heart disease and related conditions.
January 15, 2004
In some parts of the world, tuberculosis is a growing concern because a form of the disease resistant to many antibiotics is on the rise; in other countries like India, where Dr.
December 4, 2003
“Global Health and Justice: The Ethics of Access to Care and Protection from Secret Experiments” is the title for the next John R.
October 24, 2003
“AIDS Treatment in Africa: Making It Work” is the title for the next Distinguished Faculty Lecture sponsored by the School of Public Health and Community Medicine.
May 15, 2003
April 3, 2003
March 6, 2003
Options for financing newly formed companies will be the topic for the next program in the “Things Your Mother Never Taught You” series sponsored by the School of Medicine’s Office of Industry Relations.
Six graduate students, one from each health sciences school, are working on projects as Magnuson Scholars for the 2002-2003 academic year.
February 20, 2003
February 6, 2003
Training is now taking place at UW Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, and in other units to make sure that UW operations will comply with federally mandated privacy rules slated to go into effect on April 14, 2003.
January 23, 2003
Transplantation of solid-tissue organs has become fairly common, if not routine, and bone marrow transplants are being improved and tried for many different autoimmune diseases, as well as cancer.
New badges for staff, faculty and students are coming to the Health Sciences Center, and wearing them when the building is closed to the public will soon be the rule.
December 5, 2002
“We know that people are waking up at 2 a.
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