Read about medical advances and research in Seattle and worldwide. Topics include treatments; surgery; diseases such as Zika; studies of the human brain, heart and cancer; mental health; drugs and vaccinations; and Medicare, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Institutions include the Hutch, UW Medicine, Harborview, Virginia Mason, Group Health and Swedish.

Record gift to UW: $210M from Gates Foundation toward bold goal of improving world’s health

UW President Ana Mari Cauce introduces Jennifer Cohen (not shown) as the new athletic director at the University of Washington.

The Gates Foundation has given the UW its largest donation ever to build a home for a new initiative to improve global health.

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