University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19
University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19
Stephen Schwartz, known for his work on the vascular system, is the first person associated with the university to succumb to infection with SARS-CoV-2.
University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19
University of Washington Pathology Professor Dies of COVID-19

Stephen Schwartz, known for his work on the vascular system, is the first person associated with the university to succumb to infection with SARS-CoV-2.

Stephen Schwartz, known for his work on the vascular system, is the first person associated with the university to succumb to infection with SARS-CoV-2.

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Image of the Day: Tumor Vasculature
Image of the Day: Tumor Vasculature
Amy Schleunes | Jan 24, 2020
Researchers use a cutting-edge technique to map the blood vessels of brain tumors as patients are awake during surgery with the hope of reducing damage to adjacent tissues.
Image of the Day: Taken to Heart
Image of the Day: Taken to Heart
Carolyn Wilke | Mar 14, 2019
By zooming in on a developing mouse heart, scientists are studying whether defects in vasculature contribute to a thin muscle wall.
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Getting Drugs Past the Blood-Brain Barrier
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 31, 2017
To treat neurological disease, researchers develop techniques to bypass or trick the guardian of the central nervous system.
Image of the Day: Eye of Pig
Image of the Day: Eye of Pig
The Scientist Staff | Sep 6, 2017
This 10-centimeter-wide pig eye replica includes even the most intricate of blood vessels, some no wider than 30 micrometers.
Image of the Day: A Heart is Born
Image of the Day: A Heart is Born
The Scientist Staff | Aug 28, 2017
To track distinct populations of developing cardiovascular cells, scientists used pulses of electricity to introduce fluorescently labeled DNA into chick embryos.
The Forces of Cancer
The Forces of Cancer
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Mar 31, 2016
A tumor’s physical environment fuels its growth and causes treatment resistance.
Under Pressure
Under Pressure
Lance L. Munn and Rakesh K. Jain | Mar 31, 2016
The causes and consequences of physical forces in the tumor microenvironment
How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread
How Stress Affects Cancer’s Spread
Catherine Offord | Mar 1, 2016
A mouse study reveals how chronic stress remodels lymphatic vasculature to facilitate the spread of tumor cells.
Your Brain on Art
Your Brain on Art
Mary Beth Aberlin | Apr 30, 2014
A new scientific discipline investigates the neurology underlying the experience and the creation of beauty.