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Could Women Be the Key to Ending Heart Disease?

Studying how women’s bodies respond to heart failure could unlock new treatments for everyone.

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Eliminating the Wait for a Healthy Liver

The new Living Donor Advocacy Initiative will help spread the word that people can help family, friends and even strangers by donating a portion of their liver.

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Catching Breast Cancer Earlier in Black Women

A pilot project seeks to work with Black women to improve breast cancer screening rates and save lives.

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Turning Cancer Against Itself

Dr. Ramesh Rengan and his team are pioneering a new way to use radiation and immunotherapy to destroy tumor cells — even those you can’t see — and permanently cure cancer

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New Year’s Message from Paul Ramsey

Paul G. Ramsey, CEO, UW Medicine, shares how UW Medicine is leading the way heading into 2021.

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Making Cultural Connections to Help Diabetes Care

A new clinic serves Latinx diabetes patients with culturally appropriate care.

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The Secret to Better Brain Health

As director of the new Garvey Institute for Brain Health Solutions, Jürgen Unützer, MD, MPH, MA, is helping us rethink how we’re treating and caring for those affected by mental health, substance use, and other brain health disorders.

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The Tragedy and Promise of Matt’s Brain

With the help of brain donations, the UW Medicine BRaIN Laboratory is elevating research on traumatic brain injury to the next level.

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A Brighter Future for Patients with Sarcoma

Philanthropists, UW alumni write new chapter in sarcoma care and research with a landmark gift

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Around the World and Back Again

Critical care nurse Lia Barros created the International Nursing Program (INP) at UW Medical Center as a way for nurses to continue their educational enrichment and improve patient care.

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A Generous Gift for Scientists-In-Training

The Curci Foundation supports graduate students in the life sciences with a $1.78 million gift

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Bringing COVID-19 Tests to the People? Pack Up the Van

A local family’s support of Harborview’s COVID-19 mobile testing efforts helped nearly 10,000 in South King County get tested.

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