Tag Health & medicine
A wet and warm summer — much like last year, when EEE virus infected 18 horses in 11 Wisconsin counties — makes for good mosquito habitat and conditions conducive to the spread of viruses like EEE and West Nile virus.
The role of bat parasites in maintaining chains of viral infection is little studied, and the new study serves up some intriguing insights into how viruses co-opt parasites to help do the dirty work of disease transmission.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison spinoff that makes an innovative material designed to speed healing of serious burns has begun a large clinical trial for the “regenerative skin tissue” it has been developing since 2000.
The Precision Medicine Molecular Tumor Board has a dual mission: consulting with oncologists statewide about targeted drugs to battle out-of-control cancers; and amassing data on what works and what does not.
A team led by Igor Slukvin, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor, describes the developmental pathway that gives rise to the different types of cells that make up human vasculature.
A group of 75 University of Wisconsin–Madison students will be in the field May 21-26 to learn firsthand about the diversity of the state’s health care system.
A multi-decade relationship between UW–Madison and GE Healthcare has created a stream of medical imaging inventions that look inside the human body with increasing accuracy.
A UW–Madison spinoff called Isomark is working to introduce a new infection-detection technology into hospital intensive care units.
One of regenerative medicine's applications "is the ability to create human tissues and watch diseases occur in a dish, which is extremely powerful for developing new therapies,” says Randolph Ashton, a professor of biomedical engineering.
Two UW radiologists founded ImageMoverMD, a Middleton business that streamlines image processing in hospitals and clinics, and enables quick consultations between specialists.
Drs. Cirelli, foreground, and Tononi, right, study an image of a mouse brain taken by a scanning electron microscope, left. Thousands of these images …