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New nanocapsules deliver therapy brain-wide, edit Alzheimer’s gene in mice

January 19, 2023

UW researchers have found a way to move gene therapies through the blood-brain barrier, a crucial step for brain-wide CRISPR treatments of disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.

Following pandemic, educators are not all right but meditation could ease burden

January 19, 2023

UW's Center for Healthy Minds has found that COVID-19's upheaval of K-12 schooling took its toll on educators and staff, but a meditation app showed promise for relieving symptoms of anxiety and depression.

A blood test for cancer shows promise thanks to machine learning

January 13, 2023

UW–Madison researchers have developed a method for early cancer detection using blood plasma, machine learning and equipment commonly found in medical labs.

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