Department of Pathology
January 17, 2017
In a paper published Jan. 17 in the journal Nature Communications, researchers report that fruit flies — perhaps the most widely studied insect in history — show signs of rational decision-making when choosing a mate.
November 23, 2015
Four University of Washington researchers are among 347 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for 2015.
November 14, 2013
Rapamycin, an anti-rejection drug for organ transplant patients, has now been shown to increases survival in and delayed symptoms of Leigh’s syndrome. The drug appears to cause a metabolic switch that bypasses the mitochondrial deficiency.
September 9, 2013
In children with this form of leukemia, damage to chromosome 9 removes part of a normal copy of the gene in question, and leaves the mutated copy unopposed.
August 1, 2013
A trace substance in caramelized sugar, when purified and given in appropriate doses, improves muscle regeneration in insect and animal models of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
May 29, 2013
Exposure to diesel exhaust undermines one of the body’s protections against heart and blood vessel disease.