Tag Health & medicine
Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research are one step closer to realizing their dream of creating artery banks with readily-available material to replace diseased arteries during surgery.
Stefanie Henry will graduate from UW as a double major in neurobiology and French, along with an extensive background in nervous system trauma research that is inspired by her brother’s spinal cord injury.
Following in the footsteps of her great-grandmother, grandmother and aunt, Emily Hanna is the fourth in her family to take part in UW–Madison’s nursing program. The program has seen some serious changes in that time.
Atrility hopes to market a device that would help in pediatric heart surgery. The design was begun by students in UW–Madison’s department of biomedical engineering.
A UW–Madison startup called InseRT MRI has the goal of guiding drug placements in the brain with MRI, under a license to a patent held by WARF.
New UW–Madison research provides the first direct evidence that mitochondria dysfunction contributes to fragile X and autism, raising hope for new therapeutic developments.
The program was created due to the shortage of physicians in rural Wisconsin. While 29 percent of Wisconsin residents live in rural locations, only 13 percent of physicians in Wisconsin have rural practices.
Undergraduates in biomedical engineering created an improved "wye" that connects airway tubes for infants during surgery. They've applied for a provisional patent.
Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. Her wartime service shaped her life, personally and professionally.
"My goal with my teaching and research is to improve the health and well-being of individuals with childhood chronic health conditions."
An international team of researchers has shown in mice that a healthy gut microbiome is important for recovery after a heart attack.
A law requiring that parents who wanted to exempt their children from vaccines to get the signature of a healthcare provider slightly reduced the proportion of unvaccinated children entering kindergarten in California.
“If UW–Madison is the birthplace of human embryonic stem cells, then the Primate Research Center is the cradle,” says Marina Emborg, director of the center's Preclinical Parkinson's Research Program.