September 3, 2014
Latest news from the UW Health Sciences: Comparative genomes, open notes, teaching Ebola, depression in women
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.”…
March 19, 2014
Increasing cell signals that put the brake on excitatory brain cells reduces repetitive behaviors and learning problems and improves social interactions in a mouse model of autism. This was achieved with a low dose of benzodiazipine, a common anti-anxiety, anti-seizure medication.
May 22, 2013
A rural family medicine group is an example for other community physicians seeking to wean themselves from pharmaceutical industry influence.
January 29, 2013
A UW researcher has determined the precise configuration of substances derived from hops that give beer its distinctive flavor, a finding that could lead to important new pharmaceuticals.