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Martin Lab’s Aging Research Featured as Biology Focus in Nautilus

March 30, 2017 in Research

Nautilus Magazine has published an article on aging featuring George Martin's and others' research on aging and the wide variability in its effects. The article can be found on the Nautilus website and contains more information on the genetic focus of Martin's research.

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Kaeberlein Lab’s Research in Dog Aging Project Featured in TIME

March 21, 2017 in Research

TIME has published an article featuring the Kaeberlein Lab's work on the Dog Aging Project, a trial which is studying the effects of rapamycin therapy in dogs. The drug is being tested for the potential of increasing the length and quality of life in aging canines.

You can read the article on TIME's website, "Is There Anything That Can Help My Dog Live Longer Too?".

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Young and Keene featured in the Winter 2017 issue of Dimensions, the Newsletter of the UW ADRC

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.

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Stevens Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

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.

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Yeung Receives Multiple Honors

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.

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Kaeberlein Study on Rapamycin Therapy Published in eLife

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.

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Pacific Northwest Brain Donor Network Featured in Seattle Times

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.

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Krimmel and Risques Article Accepted at PNAS

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.

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Loeb Appointed a Fellow of AAAS

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.

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Welcome to the new Department of Pathology Website

January 31, 2016 in Education, Patient care, Research

We’re pleased to unveil our new website with a modern design and easier-to-find content. The new website is also mobile-friendly so you can view the site from your phone or tablet. We hope you'll find the new website easier to navigate. Please read more for instructions on providing any feedback you may have.

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