March 5, 2018

Stop the bleed

It only takes a few minutes to bleed to death, but bystanders with a little knowledge can save lives.

January 9, 2018

Rural rescue

Connecting UW Medicine research to primary care clinics around the region.

December 15, 2017

The puzzle of aging

Building on decades of research and outreach, UW experts are piecing together new ways to live longer and better.

June 15, 2017

'If we don't, who will?'

A family eager to help their son has helped make the UW a leader in facing down an insidious disease.

March 1, 2017

population health

Finding a solution

Tackling the most vexing medical problems facing humankind.

population health

Cancer calamity

Disparities in health care access hit communities of color hard—particularly when it comes to cancer.

population health, global health, health care, uw medicine

Diet and disease

How UW researchers are mapping and combating health disparities.

population health, global health, health care

Tending to the world

Scientists, doctors and data collectors join forces for population health.

February 28, 2017

Failure to grow

About 162 million children worldwide under the age of five are considered too short for their age—a growth failure called stunting.

We heart UW

If you need a heart transplant, here’s your prescription: come to UW Medical Center.

March 1, 2016

Test driven

Here, we present the tales of two clinical trials of technology that one day could alleviate suffering and improve lives for the hundreds of thousands of people suffering from severe heart problems and kidney failure.

June 1, 2015

Blood stancher

An injectable polymer could keep soldiers and trauma patients from bleeding to death.


Whether it’s coping with college or taming an addiction, mindfulness has real medical and practical benefits, and it’s something UW researchers have been exploring for decades.

Hazy on the law

More than two years after Washington legalized marijuana, parents and teens may be hazy on the specifics of the law.

March 1, 2015

Brain discovery

A couple of years ago a scientist looking at dozens of MRI scans of human brains noticed something surprising: a large fiber pathway that seemed to be part of the network of connections that process visual information.

Brain spotting

Football concussions get a lot of attention, but UW researchers want to know how a single brain injury can affect an ordinary person decades down the line.