Tag Health & medicine
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 …
The study could establish new avenues of therapeutic treatments for many types of solid tumors.
Success will take years, but if the noninvasive screening test works, it could aid in early detection of a cancer that kills about 26,000 American men every year.
The study reinforces growing evidence that collagen, which forms fibrous networks in skin, tendons and muscles, is intimately involved in several cancers.