Category: University of Washington
How do you make a universal flu vaccine?
University of Washington School of Medicine microbiologist Deborah Fuller explains the challenges, and how mRNA could offer a promising solution
Are gas stoves bad for your health?
Here’s why the federal government is considering new safety regulations.
UW study to screen pets of Seattle-area people diagnosed with monkeypox
A new study is inviting pet owners in the greater Seattle area who test positive for monkeypox to have their animals screened for the virus.
UW scientists create ‘roadmap’ tracing the course of embryo cell development
This “roadmap” of mouse embryogenesis will help researchers understand the molecular programs that control how different specialized cell types emerge from less differentiated cells as an embryo grows and develops.
Global cancer deaths rise to 10 million, UW study finds.
The five leading causes of cancer are lung cancer, colorectal cancer, stomach cancer, breast cancer and liver cancer.
Men should check their genes for prostate cancer risk, UW researchers say.
Approximately 1 in 10 men with advanced prostate cancer carries an inherited gene mutation, according to UW researchers.
40% of cardiac arrest cases at SeaTac Airport resuscitated, UW study finds.
Chance of resuscitation may be better a airports and on airplanes because there are witnesses and automatic external defibrillators are nearby.
UW scientists to study effects of variations in the human genome
Researchers seek to determine how variations in the DNA sequences in the human genome affect how cells’ function and, ultimately, how these variants influence human health and disease.
Retina ‘hardwired’ to predict path of moving objects – UW scientists find
Finding helps explain how baseball players can connect with a 100-mph fastball and how the rest of us manage everyday tasks.
UW researchers make AI protein-structure prediction software available to all
With the software, researchers can solve problems that used to take years to work out.
Influx of Medical School Students Could Overwhelm Montana Resources, UW Leaders Warn
Opening two new medical schools in Montana would stretch and possibly overwhelm the state’s physicians who provide the clinical training that students need to become doctors, UW leaders say.
How one SARS-CoV-2 protein keeps cells from fighting back
Findings may explain why people can produce high levels of the coronavirus and spread infection before symptoms appear.
Dog Aging Project seeks more canine participants
Project is looking for puppies, big and giant dogs, rural dogs, certain breeds, and working dogs.
King County gets high marks for masking, UW study finds
More than 85% of observed King County residents masked up in public, UW researchers find in partnership with King County and the Washington State Department of Health