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Type 2 diabetes may contribute to racial disparities in colorectal cancer among Americans

November 30, 2023

The findings underscore the value of colonoscopies and other colorectal cancer screenings, especially for Black and lower-income Americans who on average suffer worse outcomes after a cancer diagnosis.

Lauren McLester-Davis becomes UW’s first director of Indigenous science advocacy

November 29, 2023

In this new position, she will weave together science addressing Alzheimer’s disease and dementias, metabolism, and cognitive aging among Indigenous populations in Wisconsin, and other groups often underrepresented in research.