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Grant program to focus on COVID-19 impact on adolescent social and emotional health

04/19/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced an additional $1.6 million in COVID-19 Response grant funding to help address the toll the pandemic is taking on the social and emotional health of our ...

Michael Fiore named recipient of campus Hilldale Award

04/16/2021

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health professor of medicine Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA, has been named the recipient of the 2021 Hilldale Award for Biological Sciences. Fiore is the director of the University of Wisconsin C...

Alzheimer’s study finds link between living in disadvantaged neighborhoods and brain shrinkage, declining brain function

04/16/2021

In a newly published study, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health report finding a correlation between living in neighborhoods with the fewest social and economic advantages and experiencing changes in bra...

Metabolic switch may regenerate heart muscle following heart attack

04/16/2021

New research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison finds that a new therapeutic approach for heart failure could help restore cardiac function by regenerating heart muscle.

Vaccine myths persist even after millions vaccinated

04/16/2021

Recently, everyone 16 years of age and older in Wisconsin became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. This is good news. The bad news is that they are being bombarded by misinformation on the vaccines.

Four honored with national clinical and translational science awards

04/09/2021

Four University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health researchers have been recognized with prestigious awards from the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS), in recognition of their excellence and outstanding perfo...

Enrollment open for new UW study examining immune response to COVID-19 vaccine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

04/09/2021

A new study at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is looking at the immune response to COVID-19 vaccines in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Enrollment is open now for patients who fit the criteria.

COVID-19 prevention study expands enrollment to essential workers

03/30/2021

All essential workers who cannot perform work duties remotely are now eligible to take part in a prevention research study at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The study is investigating whether commonly used oral a...

Nataliya Uboha named faculty leader of Cancer Therapy Discovery and Development (CTD2) at UW Carbone Cancer Center

03/29/2021

Nataliya Uboha, MD, PhD, has been selected to lead the Cancer Therapy Discovery and Development (CTD2) program at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.

Match Day 2021 brings news of next chapter for UW medical students

03/19/2021

In a day filled with excitement for the future, UW School of Medicine and Public Health medical students in the class of 2021 were matched into their clinical residency training programs on Friday, March 19.

Response to recent shootings in Atlanta, Georgia

03/19/2021

In the midst of a surge of violence throughout the pandemic towards members of the Asian, Pacific Islander and Desi American (APIDA) community, we are heartbroken at the murders in the Atlanta, Georgia area this week. These homicides follow well-d...

UW medical students to learn their residency program destinations

03/19/2021

Today, UW School of Medicine and Public Health medical students in the class of 2021 will be matched into their clinical residency training programs across the country.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces grant program for UW–Madison researchers addressing COVID-19 impacts

03/18/2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced an additional $1.2 million in COVID-19 Response grant funding through the COVID-19 Response Research and Education Grant Program.

David Rakel named chair of Department of Family Medicine and Community Health

03/08/2021

David Rakel, MD, a nationally recognized leader in integrative medicine, will join the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. His appointment begins mid-July...

Study finds analyzing DNA in urine could help detect cancer

02/18/2021

A study published this week in Science Translational Medicine describes how urinalysis could potentially be used to detect some forms of cancer.
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