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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...

Carbone Cancer Center members take new leadership roles

04/09/2019

Four members of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center have been named to new leadership roles.

UW program for advanced cell therapy launches first clinical trial

04/07/2019

For the first time in Wisconsin, a research team will test a personalized cell therapy to treat a common and serious complication in bone-marrow transplant patients.

UW-Madison helps confront rural health crisis

04/04/2019

Multiple UW–Madison sources, including faculty and education programs of the School of Medicine and Public Health, are interviewed in “Medicine on Main Street,” a new documentary about the health care challenges rural areas of Wisconsi...

Amy Kind receives award for geriatric research

03/27/2019

Amy Kind, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been given a prestigious award by the American Geriatrics Society.

Personalized in vitro model enables drug screening for kidney cancer

03/25/2019

One way to treat the most common type of kidney cancer is to use anti-angiogenic drugs to cut off the blood supply to the tumors, but patients respond differently to the drugs, and choosing the wrong one can make the cancer grow faster.

Ozaukee healthiest, Menominee least healthy in 2019 County Health Rankings

03/21/2019

Ozaukee County ranks healthiest in Wisconsin and Menominee County is the least healthy county in the state, again, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin...

Jennifer Edgoose, Melissa Metoxen named UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color for 2019

03/19/2019

Two members of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health community have been named UW-Madison Outstanding Women of Color for 2018-19.

Isthmus Project picked for name of new UW Health innovation hub

03/19/2019

UW Health is proud to announce the name of its new innovation hub, and it has a local flavor.

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks applications for Collaborative Health Sciences Program Grants

03/14/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites eligible faculty and staff to submit a preliminary application for a Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant.

Search for new antibiotics gets major funding boost

03/07/2019

Collecting bugs across the globe will continue and expand for a multidisciplinary research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Vote for UW-Madison in STAT bracket challenge

03/06/2019

Four faculty members at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences are currently in contention for the STAT Madness 2019, a bracket-style, multiple-round competition to f...
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