Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulos, professor of medicine (Medical Genetics) and genome sciences, passed away on June 16.
King will receive the Prize in Life Science and Medicine for her pioneering work in breast cancer genetics.
The founding head of the Division of Medical Genetics has died at the age of 94.
UW Medicine will be the coordinating center for a multi-site, NIH-funded effort to advance clinical genomics, with an emphasis on including diverse populations.
Dr. Stanley Gartler, professor emeritus (Medical Genetics) has been named the 2016 recipient of the Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.
The White House announced today that Dr. Mary-Claire King, professor of medicine (Medical Genetics) and genome sciences, will receive the National Medal of Science.
Dr. Mary-Claire King was recently presented with the 2015 Pro Bono Humanum Award. The award recognizes ground-breaking efforts in improving human health.
The American Society of Human Genetics Award for Excellence has been renamed the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education.
The National Cancer Institute has selected Dr. Mary-Claire King as the recipient of one of the first Outstanding Investigator Awards.