UW News

May 15, 2003

Anderson studies brain stimulation for Parkinson’s

If two renegade violins started quietly playing “Ode to Joy” during Beethoven’s “Fifth Symphony,” some audience members might sense a problem.

April 17, 2003

Putting bone-marrow stem cells to work in muscles


March 6, 2003

General Clinical Research Center support renewed for five years

The UW General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) has received a five-year grant renewal for $36 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

February 20, 2003

Computer analysis finds patterns in viral RNA

Medical and health sciences researchers frequently conduct studies in vivo, within the body, or in vitro, in a test tube.

February 6, 2003

Toward a vaccine for herpes


January 30, 2003

Microtubules and chromosomes: The Science in Medicine Lecture

For many years molecular biologists have watched the process of cell division under the microscope.

January 9, 2003

Traumatic brain injuries: Finding ways to reduce the damage

Each year 1.

November 21, 2002

Understanding how magnesium moves

Man doth not live by bread alone, but also by sodium, calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

November 14, 2002

Understanding hormones that regulate body weight

A baseball pitcher warming up in the bullpen, an actress’ understudy and an airplane copilot, are all back-ups capable of performing an essential function when needed.

October 3, 2002

Hardwiring brain circuits

First Science in Medicine Lecture Sept. 26 with Robert Hevner

August 8, 2002

Jensen leads team on pain management

The National Institutes of Health has awarded UW researchers $4 million over five years to study chronic pain in people with disabilities.

March 14, 2002

Judah Folkman, famed cancer surgeon, to speak here April 4

In research, there’s a very fine line between persistence and obstinacy.