Tag School of Medicine and Public Health
This fall, reviews are underway for Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies Director Paul Robbins; School of Human Ecology Dean Soyeon Shim; and School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden.
Researchers from the School of Nursing and School of Medicine and Public Health are launching a pilot study aimed at teasing out the academic effects of concussions on younger athletes. “There is a substantial gap in our knowledge about what is going on with concussion at the high school level and younger,” explains researcher Traci Snedden.
For their distinct and innovative molecular research, two University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists have earned Shaw Scientist Awards from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. Feyza Engin, assistant professor of biomolecular chemistry, and Srivatsan Raman, assistant professor of biochemistry, will each receive $200,000 in seed funding to advance their work. For more than 30 years, the Shaw Scientist Program has supported early career investigators pursuing promising ideas in biochemistry, biological sciences and cancer research.
As dean of the School of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, I was both troubled and puzzled by an opinion piece posted…
The last of four new commercials about UW–Madison will premiere this weekend during the Badger football game. Learn more about the research highlighted in the spot.
Tagging a pair of markers found almost exclusively on a common brain cancer yields a cancer signal that is both more obvious and more specific to cancer, according to a study published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).
Like many seniors majoring in biology, Christian Hernandez is pursuing the pre-med track. However, he nearly didn’t make it past his freshman year at the University of Wisconsin–Madison As a Latino first-generation college student, Hernandez says he had no role models to help him achieve his career goal: to change the face of medicine in the United States. But then he took Physiology 335.
Emeritus Professor Neal First, a pioneer in cattle reproduction and cloning who studied animal physiology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison for 45 years, died Nov. 20 from complications of cancer.