April 15, 2010
It sounds a little corny to hear someone organized an event to bring smiles to the faces of all involved, including audience members.
April 8, 2010
Catterall pioneered research on the molecular basis of electrical signaling by cells, particularly those in the brain.
UW Medicine pediatrician and injury-prevention researchers at Harborview play a role in new cell phone measure
Treating teenagers hurt in car accidents related to cell phone use prompted pediatrician Brian Johnston to join the Driven to Distraction Ta
Study findings may be a starting point for identifying younger men prone to aggressive forms of cancer.
April 1, 2010
The graduating class gathered at the UW Health Sciences Lobby March 18 to learn their placements from National Residency Matching Progra
March 11, 2010
Next Thursday, 168 graduating UW medical students will learn where they will train as residents on what has come to be called “Match Day.
March 4, 2010
Monday, March 1, was a busy day for the staff at UW Medicine’s <A href="http://www.
February 18, 2010
When Dr. Mike Linden takes to the ice, curling lets him unwind from his residency training in pathology and laboratory medicine.
February 11, 2010
UW Medicine will be on call to assist International SOS if needed for critical patients evacuated from the winter games.
February 4, 2010
January 28, 2010
Trainees as well as experienced surgeons will get ready by first performing procedures on a virtual reality simulator.
January 27, 2010
Baseball pitchers warm up in the bullpen and basketball players practice lay-ups before hitting the court.
January 20, 2010
The risk of complications and early death after commonly performed abdominal surgical procedures appears to be higher among older adults, according to a report from UW researchers in the December issue of <A href="http://archsurg.
January 14, 2010
UW epidemiologist Melissa Schiff has had a long-standing interest in injury in pregnancy and motor vehicle crashes, dating back to her training as a physician specializing in obstetrics and gynecology in Albuquerque, N.
December 21, 2009
Motor vehicle crashes affect an estimated 32,800 pregnant women each year in the United States.
December 3, 2009
Al Merati is a new father, a musician, a husband and a busy surgeon at the UW.
November 25, 2009
WHO: Dennis Donovan, PH.
November 12, 2009
Scientists and staff at the UW sometimes tap into core services to be more efficient and capitalize on resources.
November 2, 2009
October 29, 2009
October 21, 2009
University of Washington’s Institute of Translational Health Sciences and its partners—Group Health Research Institute, Duke University and Wayne State University—have developed a new web site to help researchers create and sustain successful multisite research collaborations.
October 8, 2009
Dana Robinson Slote is not your average triathlete.
October 6, 2009
While end-of-life-care issues have come front and center in the current health care reform debate, physicians in the Pacific Northwest now have access to intensive training and new board certification in palliative medicine and hospice care.
September 9, 2009
Medical and public health experts and students from the University of Washington have weighed in on a variety of health-care topics in recent months, including the primary care doctor shortage, public hospital financing, health-care co-ops and how to care for the uninsured.
July 22, 2009
UW researchers find heroin, cocaine top drug treatment admissions in King County; prescription-type opiates cause most deaths
A community workgroup led by University of Washington research scientist Caleb Banta-Green of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute unveiled today the King County 2008 annual drug trends report.
July 15, 2009
A team of researchers from the University of Washington, McGill University and Oregon State University has mapped patterns of illicit drug use across the state of Oregon using a method of sampling municipal wastewater before it is treated.
July 9, 2009
Back pain affects an estimated 8 in 10 people, according to the National Institutes of Health.
July 7, 2009
WHO: Kent elementary school students, UW Medicine physicians and UW Medical Center dietitian Diane Javelli
WHAT: UW Medicine Kent/Des Moines clinic is taking part in a <A href="www.
June 25, 2009
UW leaders, surgeons, physicians, social workers and other staff celebrated two recent transplant patients Tuesday, June 9, at a press conference.
June 18, 2009
May 21, 2009
It’s a busy Friday morning at Madrona K-8 in Seattle, Wash.
May 8, 2009
Herpes medication does not reduce risk of HIV transmission from individuals with HIV and genital herpes, UW-led international study finds
A recently completed international multi-center clinical trial has found that acyclovir, a drug widely used as a safe and effective treatment to suppress herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which is the most common cause of genital herpes, does not reduce the risk of HIV transmission when taken by people infected with both HIV and HSV-2.
May 7, 2009
More than 100 UW Medicine faculty members, staff and employees attended an April 29 “State of the Division” presentation by Dr.
A study conducted at the UW has revealed new connections between food, incomes and education.
If you watched one of the final episodes of the NBC television show “ER” in March 2009, you had a chance to see how doctors and medical teams use a checklist before performing surgery.
May 1, 2009
A study conducted at the University of Washington has revealed new connections between food, incomes and education.
April 16, 2009
Patient- and family-centered care is more than a buzz word at UW Medical Center.
March 18, 2009
WHO: 192 students in the UW School of Medicine will join more than 15,000 other medical students around the country in participating in the National Resident Matching Program
WHAT: Graduating medical students receive sealed envelopes containing information on where they will serve as residents.
March 5, 2009
Dronedarone, a new antiarrhythmic drug being developed to treat patients with atrial fibrillation, reduced the incidence of hospitalization due to cardiovascular events or deaths in patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a study published in the Feb.
February 26, 2009
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