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Ryan Coller wins federal challenge for app to help children with complex care needs

01/18/2019

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the College of Engineering have won a share of a $100,000 award to develop technology for families caring at home for children with complex medical needs...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces Collaborative Health Sciences Award recipients

01/15/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health announces four new awards through its Collaborative Health Sciences Program. The new awards provide up to $600,000 each over three years to support the work of collab...

UW to test using MDMA to treat PTSD

01/14/2019

The Department of Family Medicine and Community Health of the UW School of Medicine and Public Health will take part in a multisite Food and Drug Administration-approved Phase III trial investigating MDMA as an adjunct to psychotherapy for the tre...

UW’s Wisconsin Active Together Program adds 14 new members

01/10/2019

Fourteen Wisconsin communities and organizations have joined a statewide initiative that works to promote active lifestyles in communities.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Catalyst Grants awarded to 15 projects across Wisconsin

01/09/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded $750,000 to 15 community-driven projects to catalyze innovative ideas to improve health equity in Wisconsin.

View a new year's message from Dean Golden for 2019

01/07/2019

Please take a moment to watch a special message from Robert N. Golden, MD, dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in which he reflects on 2018 and looks ahead to 2019.

Call for posters: 2019 Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Research Day

01/03/2019

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center invites campus researchers to submit their poster abstracts for the 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Research Day poster session.

SciMed GRS program seeks new director

01/03/2019

The Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) program has reached its 10-year milestone. 

UW paper nabs top honor from American Public Health Association for life-expectancy analysis

12/31/2018

Work published by three University of Wisconsin researchers regarding decreasing the gap in life expectancy of the United States population compared to European peers, earned top honors from the American Public Health Association.

Study: post-surgery opioid prescription rates for children vary by region

12/20/2018

More than 50 percent of children who undergo umbilical hernia repair are given opioids after surgery, according to new findings by a research team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

First Carbone Cancer Center patient receives experimental therapy to prevent infections during chemotherapy

12/20/2018

Michael Toelle, superintendent of the Tomorrow River Schools, recently became the first patient at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center to be infused with an experimental cellular therapy designed to prevent infections in leukemia pat...

Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center seeks proposals for developmental projects

12/19/2018

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) is accepting applications for its new Alzheimer’s Disease Developmental Projects awards, which offer up to $150,000 to support one- or two-year feasibility studies targeting rese...

Limited access to athletic trainers leads to unreported, mismanaged sports concussions

12/19/2018

Student athletes attending high schools with limited access to athletic trainers are far less likely to have a sport-related concussion identified, assessed and managed properly, compared to schools with athletic trainers available consistent...

SHOW initiative to support grant development

12/17/2018

One of the goals of the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin (SHOW) is to support cutting-edge health research at the University of Wisconsin by providing a cost-effective research infrastructure and a vast biorepository of human biospecimens suitabl...

Children may undergo unnecessary surgery to fix umbilical hernias

12/13/2018

Wisconsin surgeons are performing more umbilical hernia repairs on patients two years old or younger, and more umbilical hernia repairs per capita, compared to surgeons in two other states, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin S...
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