University of Washington School of Medicine

The University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM) is a public medical school in the northwest United States, located in Seattle and affiliated with the University of Washington.


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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Genomic sequencing method may help curtail syphilis spread

An easily implemented genome-sequencing method could help public health officials combat America's ongoing syphilis epidemic, researchers at the University of Washington School of Medicine and Public Health-Seattle & King ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study helps explain SARS-CoV-2 variants' rapid spread

The omicron variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which have rapidly spread around the world over the past year, latch onto our cells more tightly, invade them more efficiently, and elude many of the antibodies induced by previous ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Resistant E. coli rises despite drop in ciprofloxacin use

After a nearly three-fold drop in prescriptions for the antibiotic ciprofloxacin between 2015 and 2021, the rates of ciprofloxacin-resistant E. coli bacteria circulating in the community did not decline.


Paper addresses ethics of bioethics conference in Qatar

The decision by a global bioethics association to hold its 2024 congress in Qatar, a nation with laws against LGBTQ+ people, has provoked controversy, including objections from some of its own members.


Study looks at Achilles' heel of insulin pump technology

Since the insulin pump started widespread use in the early 1980s, it's become the option of choice for type 1 diabetes patients to manage their glucose levels in a way that doesn't require testing their blood sugar and injecting ...

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