Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, is used in hospitals and physician’s offices around the world to help diagnose a wide variety of patient conditions, from bone and joint problems to circulatory conditions.
A study surveying patients in more than 1,500 physician practices has found racial and ethnic disparities in patient health care experiences, with minority patients having worse experiences than white patients.
Irwin Bernstein will receive the fifth annual Inventor of the Year Award and Babak Parviz and Tueng Shen will share the first Emerging Inventor of the Year Award.
A research team led by University of Washington scientists has found that several people in South and Southeast Asian countries working and living around monkeys have been infected with simian foamy virus (SFV), a primate virus that, to date, has not been shown to cause human disease.
The damage to brain tissue seen in Huntington’s disease may be caused by an overactive immune response in the bloodstream and the brain, according to new findings from two teams of researchers at the University of Washington in Seattle and University College London.
Two faculty members in the Department of Medicine were recently appointed to endowed professorships.
The UW Medicine Alumni Association will honor four alumni with its annual awards, which will be presented during a reception June 7 at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.