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Deneen Wellik named chair of cell and regenerative biology

09/21/2018

Deneen Wellik, PhD, has been chosen as the next chair of the Department of Cell and Regenerative Biology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Inaugural Wisconsin Healthy Communities Named

09/17/2018

Thirty-one Wisconsin communities have been recognized for their work to improve health in their communities.

Ed Chapman Wins Pew Innovation Fund Award

09/14/2018

The Pew Charitable Trust announced today that Ed Chapman, PhD, professor of neuroscience in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, is one of a dozen leading “Innovation Fund” researchers who will collaborate ...

UW-Madison study is first to link cadmium exposure to lower ability to see contrast

09/14/2018

Cadmium exposure may increase the risk for problems with a key component of good vision, according to a new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Amy Kind elected new chair of Wisconsin Partnership Program Oversight and Advisory Committee

09/11/2018

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is pleased to announce that Amy Kind, MD, PhD has been elected as chair of the Oversight and Advisory Committee. Recommended by Dean Robert N. Golden, MD, Dr. Kind began her new role in July 2018, and follows...

UW to test using MDMA to treat PTSD

09/11/2018

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...

Mental health in pregnancy may affect development of newborns’ brains

09/05/2018

Many factors can influence the development of a baby during pregnancy and after birth, but until recently, researchers knew little about the relationship between an expectant mother’s mental health and the subsequent development of her baby ...

Blockages in nerve-cell protein “factory” implicated in neurodegenerative disease

09/05/2018

A molecular basis underlying the neurodegenerative condition hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) has been identified in a study by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health researchers. The research, published in Cell Reports, s...

Robert Fettiplace's explorations of the inner ear earn him the Kavli Prize

09/04/2018

When Robert Fettiplace, PhD, talks about the joy of discovery, he captures the spirit that drove explorers over mountains and into the deepest caves.

Mary Ehlenbach wins inaugural Paster Family Foundation Innovation Award

08/30/2018

Mary Ehlenbach, MD, associate professor of pediatrics at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, is the inaugural winner of the Paster Family Foundation Innovation Award.

Researchers discover mechanism controlling zinc

08/21/2018

Researchers have uncovered how a trace metal controls the generation of red blood cells, which are critical for life.

Jennifer Smilowitz elected fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine

08/17/2018

Jennifer Smilowitz, PhD, clinical associate professor in the Department of Human Oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AA...

Wisconsin researchers receive $60 million from NIH for All of Us research program

08/15/2018

Four Wisconsin medical and scientific organizations – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin and BloodCenter of Wisconsin, part of Versit...

Global Health projects receive funding

08/01/2018

Four projects led by University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health faculty and staff received funding from the Global Health Institute.

Scientists discover cause of aging-related disease in mice, then reverse its symptoms

07/30/2018

In a study published in Aging Cell, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison show that mice making too much of a human protein called AT-1 show signs of early aging and premature death, which are also symptoms of the human disorder proge...
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