May 6, 2014
The latest news from the UW Health Sciences and UW Medicine: What price for a cure? The economics of drug pricing The uproar against the $1,000-a-pill hepatitis C drug Sovaldi, generic name sofosbuvir, may signal a turning point in drug pricing in the United States. Purchasers appear to be pushing back and saying, “No.”
More than a million people are treated for mild traumatic brain injuries in U.S. hospitals and emergency rooms each year. A University of Washington researcher has found that a 20-minute conversation with a social worker has the potential to significantly reduce the functional decline of those diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury.
April 30, 2014
Regenerative medicine researchers successfully attempted stem cell therapy to repair damaged heart muscle in non-human primates.
April 29, 2014
Health Digest is a selection of recent news and features from the UW Health Sciences/UW Medicine.
April 24, 2014
Roger Roffman, UW professor emeritus of social work who has studied marijuana dependence interventions for 30 years, talks about his new book, “Marijuana Nation: One Man’s Chronicle of America Getting High: From Vietnam to Legalization.”
April 22, 2014
Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences.
News digest: Burke-Gilman detours, Honor: McCarthy, provost town hall, Honors: Sutton and Loveland, Green UW
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April 15, 2014
Health Digest is UW Today’s round-up of news stories from UW Health Sciences, compiled by News and Information.
April 7, 2014
UW President Michael K. Young has announced the appointment of an Advisory Council on Medical Education Access and Affordability,
March 26, 2014
The UW School of Medicine plans to establish Spokane as the center of an effort called “Next Generation WWAMI.”« Previous Page Next Page »