Advancing research that transforms patient care

Airlift Northwest and UW Medical Center brings miracle baby into the world

Repairing hearts: Researchers make major advances in stem cell therapy for heart disease

Researchers at the Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (ISCRM) have made significant advances toward using stem cells to repair damaged hearts. If successful, the treatment will offer new hope to patients with heart failure, a condition that contributes to 1 in 10 deaths in the United States.

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Airlift Northwest and UW Medical Center brings miracle baby into the world

Philanthropic support for research makes innovation possible

UW Medicine is improving lives throughout the Northwest and around the world through leading-edge research and innovative patient care programs. These accomplishments are often made possible through private philanthropy. In fiscal year 2015, generous donations from foundations supported palliative care, Alzheimer’s disease research and sports safety.

Cambia endows UW Medicine palliative care with $10 million gift

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$6 million gift will propel research at Alzheimer’s center

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NFL helps UW Medicine launch sports-safety institute

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Airlift Northwest and UW Medical Center brings miracle baby into the world

Holding back the tide of aging

People someday may enjoy many more years of life in good health thanks to research currently being conducted at UW Medicine. Although treatment for people will take longer to implement, researchers have started the Dog Aging Project to improve healthy longevity of pets.

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Airlift Northwest and UW Medical Center brings miracle baby into the world

Epic impact – data and disease

With its Global Burden of Disease Study, the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), created a revolution in improving health standards worldwide. "Epic Measures: One Doctor. Seven Billion Patients" offers a look at the lifelong pursuit of IHME Director Christopher Murray to quantify how we live and die.

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