January 30, 2017 in Research
Dr. Young and Dr. Keene were featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Dimensions, the Newsletter of the UW Alzheimer's Disease Research Center. You can read about their work, which focuses on human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) for the development of laboratory models of Alzheimer’s disease, on the UW Memory and Brain Wellness Center website.
October 06, 2016 in Research
Kelly Stevens, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering and Pathology, has received an NIH Director's New Innovator Award in support of her work to develop new technologies to assemble artifical human tissues from stem cells, and then remotely control these tissues after implantation in a patient.
September 21, 2016 in Research
Cecilia Yeung, Assistant Professor of Pathology, has recently won the SEED grant from the Hope Foundation, the SWOG Young Investigator Award, and the Archer Research Challenge Grant.
August 26, 2016 in Research
The scientific journal eLife has published the latest results of a study led by Matt Kaeberlein, Professor of Pathology, and Piper Treuting, Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and Chief of Comparative Pathology, on the long-term effects of short-term therapy on middle-aged mice treated with the drug rapamycin.
May 31, 2016 in Research
Dr. C. Dirk Keene, Associate Professor of Pathology, and Dr. Desiree Marshall, Fellow and assistant medical examiner at the King County Medical Examiner’s Office, have been featured in the Seattle Times for the work they are doing with the Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network program.
May 04, 2016 in Research
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences has published a study led by Jeff Krimmel, UW Medical Student, and Rosana Risques, Assistant Professor of Pathology, on cancer-associated gene mutations using UW-created DNA duplex sequencing technology.
April 22, 2016 in Research
Dr. Lawrence Loeb, Professor of Biochemistry and Pathology and principal investigator of the Loeb Lab, Is one of four University of Washington professors newly elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
March 03, 2016 in Patient care
Dr. Rochelle Garcia and Dr. Raj Kapur were nominated to Seattle magazine's Top Doctors 2016 list. Only 4 pathologists in the Seattle metro area were selected.
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November 20, 2015 in Research
Fu-Pang Chang, a visiting scientist in Dr. Behzad Najafian's lab, was recently awarded A Young Investigator Award of the WORLDSymposium 2016 (lysosomal storage disease) for his work on the effect of agalsidase-beta on clearance of globotriaosylceramide in parietal epithelial cells in patients with Fabry disease.