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DLMP Faculty Receive $6 Million R01 Grant

October 11, 2021 in Research

Drs. Jessica Young, Christine Disteche, and Sumie Jayadev received a five-year, $6 million R01 grant to study the mechanisms of sex differences in risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

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Article by Dr. Risques’ Team Selected as Most Impactful in the Field of Women’s Health in 2019

January 21, 2021 in Research

Dr. Risques’ Cell Reports article was recognized by the Columbia Hospital for Women Research Foundation as one of the most impactful papers in the field of obstetrical, gynecologic, and breast disease in 2019.

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New Multi-Lab Research Program Studies Proteins in Alzheimer’s

November 10, 2020 in Research

Several research labs at UW SOM and Stanford University will be part of a new program that studies cerebrospinal fluid proteins in Alzheimer's & other dementias. 

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NIH Grant for New Center at the UW School of Medicine

October 22, 2020 in Research

The National Institutes of Health announced a $10 million, five-year grant for a 4-Dimensional Genomic Nuclear Organization of Mammalian Embryogenesis Center at the UW School of Medicine.

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Peter S. Rabinovitch, M.D. Distinguished Alumnus Award

July 22, 2019 in Research

Dr. Peter Rabinovitch talks about his life long connection with the University of Washington and his research in the Biology of Aging.

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Exploring the puzzle of Alzheimer’s ‘in a dish’ - Young Lab

August 28, 2018 in Research

Jessica Young, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology, studies the molecular and cellular mechanisms behind late-onset sporadic Alzheimer’s disease (SAD), the most common neurodegenerative disorder. The Young Lab's work is featured in an article on the UW Medicine Huddle and Newsroom websites.

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Inventing a Blood Test for Early Detection of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases - Zhang Lab

August 06, 2018 in Research

The Zhang Lab, led by Dr. Jing Zhang, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology at UW Medicine, is aiming to be the first group to develop reliable, accurate, and reproducible blood biomarkers in the field for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. The Zhang Lab's work is featured on the UW Medicine Memory and Brain Wellness Center website.

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Commentary: Rare-disease research benefits us all

April 26, 2018 in Research, Newsletter

Case in point: A drug for cancer was found to extend lives of people with progeria, and may have broader use in cardiovascular health.

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Herpes Hypothesis Leads to Surprise Cancer-Related Finding

February 16, 2018 in Research

Dr. Jia Zhu's herpes research may have implications for new therapies in cancer applications.

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AAAS names 8 UW researchers as fellows in 2017

November 27, 2017 in Research, Newsletter

Eight University of Washington researchers are among the 396 new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, announced this month. Election as a fellow of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers.

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