Patrick Heagerty is part of a team of investigators from the University of Washington has received a five-year, $3.75 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish a Core Center for Clinical Research (CCCR) to support diverse research efforts to effectively diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions.
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Dr. Thomas Fleming, a UW faculty member in biostatistics, is involved in two large clinical trials engaging more than 6,000 people at high risk for acquiring HIV infection.
Patrick Heagerty, department chair and professor of biostatistics, has received $2.8 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to lead the data coordinating center for a study of non-drug approaches for preventing chronic low back pain.
Jonathan Wakefield, professor of biostatistics and statistics at UW co-authored this interesting study that analyzed RNA sequences in a dataset called the Genotype-Tissue Expression (GTEx) Project.
DNA inherited from Neanderthals affects which of our genes are turned on or off, according to a study published today in Cell. This phenomenon, called regulation of gene expression, means that traits such as height and susceptibility to diseases like schizophrenia or lupus may be affected in people with Neanderthal ancestry, say scientists from the University of Washington in Seattle.
Ross Prentice, Garnet Anderson and John Crowley are recognized.