News and Events

  • KPWHRI grants and contract revenue up by 25%

    KPWHRI grants and contract revenue up by 25%

    Research studies on COVID-19, mental health, and opioid addiction fueled growth in 2020.

  • Race, income, education affect access to 3D mammography

    Race, income, education affect access to 3D mammography

    The technology’s potential benefits to detect breast cancer earlier are not equally shared among all women, researchers find.

  • Youth under 18 eligible for COVID vaccine trial registry

    Youth under 18 eligible for COVID vaccine trial registry

    A registry started by KPWHRI last year has sped up studies needed to protect the world against the novel coronavirus.


Heart Month

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How we’re improving cardiovascular health

We shine a spotlight on the KPWHRI scientists working to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases. 

Healthy Findings Blog

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The next stage in COVID-19 vaccine research

In a JAMA Viewpoint, Dr. Mike Jackson plans ahead to meet the challenges of continuing to evaluate new vaccines.

Vaccine Safety

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Biostatisticians track COVID-19 vaccine safety

Dr. Jennifer Nelson explains how KP scientists are helping the CDC and FDA keep an eye out for rare adverse events.

Healthy Findings Blog

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Cancer screening in the time of COVID-19

Dr. Diana Buist reflects on the challenges of providing screening during a pandemic — and finds reason for optimism.

Live Healthy

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COVID-safe exercise ideas for older adults this winter

Take these tips from researchers on the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Physical Activity Special Interest Group.

KPWHRI In the Media

The story behind the NIH-Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

Luck, foresight, and science: How an unheralded team developed a COVID-19 vaccine in record time

USA Today, Jan. 26, 2021


For the Media

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Media contact

Jonathan Rabinovitz
jonathan.x.rabinovitz@kp.org
206-287-2055