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Researchers reveal the pioneering role of Zelda in zygotic gene activation

05/17/2019

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have developed a novel strategy to address the role of vital proteins during early embryonic development.

Biomolecular chemistry researcher David Brow develops improved method for tracking molecular signals in living cells

05/16/2019

A University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has established a new approach to understanding how protein and RNA molecules in a cell cooperate to direct the proper expression of genes.

SHOW study finds LGBT health disparities

05/13/2019

Findings from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW), a population-based health examination survey, show that there are disparities in health outcomes, healthcare access and quality among LGBT individuals in Wisconsin.

'Bad guy' fibrocytes could help rebuild damaged tissue

05/13/2019

Welham’s group was already studying the role fibrocytes play in wound healing. Fibrocytes are seen as “bad actors” that lead to scarring. In the monocyte family of blood cells, they arise from the bone marrow and are usually foun...

13 Carbone Cancer Center researchers earn prestigious campus and national awards

05/10/2019

Thirteen University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center researchers have earned prestigious campus honors. The awards were announced in early May.

UW researchers receive $15 million from NIH for Alzheimer's research

05/09/2019

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center will establish, among other activities, a first-of-its-kind research program into improving the care of Alzheimer’s patients and reducing caregiver stress through a $15 million grant fr...

Researchers identify genes associated with facial beauty

05/06/2019

Researchers have discovered that an individual’s sex determines where in the genome are genes that affect perceived facial attractiveness.

Aaron Struck wins award for research to better predict seizures

05/03/2019

Epilepsy physician and researcher Aaron Struck, MD, won the INFORMS Analytics Society Innovative Applications in Analytics Award (IAAA) for research in how to better predict seizures in patients with critical illness.

Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers hires Elizabeth Bush as new statewide director

05/01/2019

The Wisconsin Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) program has hired a new statewide director. Elizabeth Bush will oversee Wisconsin’s AHEC state program office at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks applicants for 2019 Community Collaboration Grants

05/01/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applicants for its 2019 Community Collaboration Grant Program.

Nathaniel Chin shares the inspiration behind his Alzheimer's podcast

04/29/2019

Every other week, Nathaniel Chin, MD, interviews experts about Alzheimer’s disease research, news and caregiver support for his podcast, Dementia Matters. 

University of Wisconsin-led study identifies why some colds cause asthma attacks in children

04/19/2019

Upper respiratory infections remain one of the most common triggers of asthma attacks in children, but not every cold leads to a dangerous worsening of symptoms, even among children with severe asthma. The reasons for this have mostly gone unanswe...

Wisconsin's First Prevention Research Center to focus on mother-baby health

04/18/2019

Wisconsin’s first Prevention Research Center is coming to UW-Madison this fall, thanks to a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Video: Robert Dempsey on being a teacher of doctors

04/12/2019

Robert Dempsey, MD, chair of neurological surgery at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is a skilled clinician, distinguished researcher and dedicated teacher and mentor.

Study shows disparities in contraceptive care for sexual-minority women

04/11/2019

Young sexual-minority women frequently encounter stigma or misinformation in health care settings that can compromise their ability to get the contraception they need, according to a new study from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at th...
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