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Imagine a place where doctors can tell patients in advance if cancer treatment will work for them, without going through an entire course of chemotherapy.
A new University of Wisconsin–Madison imaging study shows the brains of people with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) have weaker connections between a brain structure that controls emotional response and the amygdala, which suggests the brain's "panic button" may stay on due to lack of regulation.
With a $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, stem cell pioneer Dr. James Thomson, University of Wisconsin–Madison associate professor of biomedical engineering William Murphy and School of Medicine and Public Health medical informatics professor David Page will lead a team to derive and assemble the distinct cell types found in the human cerebral cortex.
Dr. David Gamm, whose lab is internationally known for deriving human retina cells and tissue-like structures from human stem cells, has been selected as director of the University of Wisconsin Eye Research Institute (ERI).
Two University of Wisconsin–Madison professors will receive 2012 Shaw Scientist Awards, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation announced today (Wednesday, May 30).