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UW study designs novel approach for better understanding teens and technology

02/12/2020

What teens find important on social media is a better measure of how they interact with technology than how many minutes they spend using social media, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Exercise, brain function tied to Alzheimer's risk

02/11/2020

Regular aerobic exercise may decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease, or slow its progression, in adults who are at a higher risk, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health...

Funding opportunity: 2020 Community Impact Grant request for partnerships now available

02/05/2020

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applicants for its 2020 Community Impact Grants Program.

Stem cells could help cancer patients fight dangerous infections

01/30/2020

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have developed a more efficient way to grow the white blood cells, which serve as front-line defenders against bacterial infections but are often depleted as a potentially deadly side effect o...

Campus experts present panel discussion on novel coronavirus outbreak

01/27/2020

Members of the UW–Madison campus community and the public are invited to a presentation on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. entitled, “Hot Topics in Public Health: Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Real Time.” The discussion will...

CDC Director Robert R. Redfield's visit canceled, alternate event planned

01/27/2020

Update as of January 27, 2020: Regrettably, Dr. Redfield has been called away on CDC business and is not able to join us at this time.

Wisconsin Partnership Program to host Advancing Health Equity 2020 conference

01/22/2020

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health will host Advancing Health Equity 2020 on April 15.

UW-Madison study shows calorie restriction slows skeletal muscle aging

01/22/2020

Monkeys on calorie restricted diets age better than monkeys on a normal diet, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Call for posters: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Research Day

01/22/2020

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center is now accepting abstracts for the 2020 Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders Research Day poster session. The call for posters is open to students of all levels, trainees...

Survey of the Health of Wisconsin now an ICTR Community-Academic Partnerships affiliate

01/14/2020

This November, the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) joined the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research’s Community-Academic Partnership program as an affiliate member.

Scoring system predicts seizure risk in hospitalized patients

01/14/2020

A new rating system can accurately predict which critically ill patients are in danger of having seizures while hospitalized, a large, multi-national trial shows.

Study: Access to Medicare increases cancer detection

01/13/2020

Access to Medicare significantly impacts detection of certain cancers and life expectancy following cancer diagnosis, according to a new study from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health that was recently published online in the Journal of Po...

Video: A new year's message from Dean Robert Golden

01/10/2020

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert Golden, MD, shares some of the school's successes from 2019 and outlines priorities for 2020.

Study finds where you live affects brain health

01/06/2020

Living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may impact the brain, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

UW-Madison inventors aim to replace old-style breast-surgery marker

01/06/2020

Three University of Wisconsin–Madison innovators have invented a better way for surgeons to locate tumors during lumpectomies for breast cancer.
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