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To assist efforts to control the millions of mosquitoes that hatched during recent flooding in the Houston area, two University of Wisconsin–Madison students have flown to Texas to help trap and identify them.
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.
It would be easy to simply say Patti Keely was a world-class, nationally recognized breast cancer researcher at the UW School of Medicine and Public …
Could a stripped-down tai chi class, taught in just 12 sessions and also practiced at home, improve balance in people over age 65 who were concerned about balance?
A community-academic partnership between UW–Madison and community organizations is leading efforts in Wisconsin to improve infant health outcomes and eliminate disparities in African-American infant mortality.
Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins, School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden, and School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim have agreed to accept reappointment to their positions.
HealthDecision, LLC, a 7-year old startup with deep roots at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has just released the fourth module in a series intended to help doctors and patients share decisions.
A physicist by training, Fowler gradually shifted his research emphasis and is considered one of the founders of modern radiation biology.
This fall, reviews are underway for Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins; School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim; and School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden.
Researchers from the School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health are launching a pilot study aimed at teasing out the academic effects of concussions on younger athletes. “There is a substantial gap in our knowledge about what is going on with concussion at the high school level and younger,” explains researcher Traci Snedden.
For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.