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Undergraduates in biomedical engineering created an improved "wye" that connects airway tubes for infants during surgery. They've applied for a provisional patent.
A UW–Madison professor helped start program that offers a way for patients with diabetes to easily access eye screenings, and now she and her fellow researchers are studying how to make such programs more widely available across Wisconsin.
Wisconsin high school students are learning to talk about addiction through a film and accompanying curriculum prepared by Wisconsin Eye and funded by the Wisconsin Partnership program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
In Wisconsin, key to growing and empowering the community of stem cell researchers is the UW–Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center.
UW–Madison researchers have shown that mice making too much of a human protein called AT-1 show signs of early aging and premature death, which are also symptoms of the human disorder progeria.
UW–Madison has doctors willing to guide the studies that will make or break cell therapy companies. “If you are a clinician, you need a pioneer spirit to do something that has never been done before,” Jacques Galipeau says, “and there are already many like that here.”
From elaborately decorated mortarboards to beaming graduates, commencement weekend is full of camera-ready moments.
New research out of the UW–Madison has, for the first time, detected prions responsible for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in samples taken from sites where deer congregate.
Dryhootch Coffeehouse is a place dedicated to the physical and mental health of U.S. veterans, and now it will use a new grant from the UW–Madison School of Medicine and Public Health to improve an app that connects vets to vets.
The National Academy of Sciences study focuses on undergraduate and graduate mentoring of individuals traditionally marginalized in STEMM.
Researchers are investigating cross-talk between the brain and lungs of people with asthma in a four-year, $2.5 million study to understand how psychological stress can make asthma symptoms worse.
“In water, the surviving perch grow twice as fast, because they are smelling something that signals the presence of predators,” says researcher Terence Barry.
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.