June 20, 2018

Dr. George Stamatoyannopoulos, professor of medicine (Medical Genetics) and genome sciences, passed away on June 16.

May 17, 2018

King will receive the Prize in Life Science and Medicine for her pioneering work in breast cancer genetics.

January 17, 2018

The founding head of the Division of Medical Genetics has died at the age of 94.

August 10, 2017

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.

November 8, 2016

Dr. Stanley Gartler, professor emeritus (Medical Genetics) has been named the 2016 recipient of the Victor A. McKusick Leadership Award.

December 22, 2015

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.

December 8, 2015

Dr. Mary-Claire King was recently presented with the 2015 Pro Bono Humanum Award. The award recognizes ground-breaking efforts in improving human health.

September 11, 2015

The American Society of Human Genetics Award for Excellence has been renamed the Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education.

August 14, 2015

The National Cancer Institute has selected Dr. Mary-Claire King as the recipient of one of the first Outstanding Investigator Awards.