Tag Animal research

A little myelin goes a long way to restore nervous system function  

October 23, 2017

New research shows that in long-lived animals, renewed but thin myelin sheaths are enough to restore impaired nervous systems and can do so for years after the onset of disease.

New measure of insulin-making cells could gauge diabetes progression, treatment

August 10, 2017

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed a new measurement for the volume and activity of beta cells, the source of the sugar-regulating hormone insulin.

Nadine Connor promoted to research policy and compliance post

April 6, 2017

Her responsibilities include serving as the institutional official for the human subjects and animal research programs, and overseeing the stem cell oversight program.