An automated system that uses robots has been designed to rapidly produce human mini-organs derived from stem cells.
Congratulations to Drs. Daniel Cabrera and Bessie Young who have been appointed to new leadership positions.
Implantable cardioverter defibrillators are associated with increased risk of hospitalization.
A new study indicates that individuals with kidney disease have a higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation.
Dr. Henry Tenckhoff passed away this month at the age of 86. He has the rightful claim to be the “father of chronic peritoneal dialysis.”
The vision for the Center for Dialysis Innovation is that future dialysis therapy will be complication free and completely restorative of kidney health.
The inaugural division spotlight is on our Division of Nephrology, and coincides with the launch of their new website.
The Homeless Palliative Care Outreach Program at Harborview's Pioneer Square Clinic is the first of its kind in the country and one of only a handful in the world.
Premature death is three to four times more likely for the homeless and the average age at death is only 48. Many homeless people have acute chronic medical conditions, as well as high rates of mental illness and chemical dependency.
Palliative care helps provide relief from the symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness.
Dr. Michael Ryan will receive the 2016 UW School of Medicine Alumni Service Award.
The 2016 recipients of the Fialkow Scholar Awards are Nisha Bansal (Nephrology) and Cameron Turtle (Medical Oncology).
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