News and Events

  • Talking to an addictions researcher

    Talking to an addictions researcher

    KPWHRI Collaborative Scientist Leah Hamilton, PhD, MPhil, answers questions about her recent and upcoming projects.

  • Dementia risk screening tool shows promise in health care setting

    Dementia risk screening tool shows promise in health care setting

    In a new study, a tool to help discover undiagnosed dementia performed well in 2 separate health systems.

  • New open data to help understand Alzheimer’s

    New open data to help understand Alzheimer’s

    Cell by cell, scientists are building a high-resolution map of brain changes in Alzheimer’s disease.

Vaccine research


COVID-19 vaccines safe for people who are pregnant

New study supports a growing body of data that shows the vaccines are safe during pregnancy.

Healthy findings blog

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Creating meaning in health care

Research by Marlaine Figueroa Gray, PhD, includes exploring the intersection of medicine and creativity.

Recruiting volunteers


Researchers begin clinical trial to assess schistosomiasis vaccine

Participant in KPWHRI trial has first-ever injection of SchistoShield vaccination.

Live healthy


Comparing different types of bariatric surgery: What’s right for you?

Based on their studies, KPWHRI researchers explain the risks and benefits. 

From research to practice


Predicting and preventing missed clinic visits

Biostatistician Yates Coley reports on new predictive analytics work that’s decreasing missed visits at KP Washington.

KPWHRI in the Media

New open data released to help understand Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer's researchers are looking beyond plaques and tangles for new treatments

NPR, Aug. 1, 2022

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