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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...

Inherited brain pathway underlies the risk for anxiety and depression

07/30/2018

In studies of young rhesus monkeys, researchers from the University of Wisconsin Department of Psychiatry have discovered brain pathways that underlie children’s vulnerability to develop anxiety and depression later in life.

Researchers trace Parkinson’s damage in the heart

07/30/2018

A new way to examine stress and inflammation in the heart will help Parkinson’s researchers test new therapies and explore an unappreciated way the disease puts people at risk of falls and hospitalization.

Jonathan Jaffery appointed to Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

07/27/2018

Jonathan Jaffery, MD, senior vice president and chief population health officer for UW Health and professor of medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, has been appointed to the Medicare Payment Advisory Commis...

UW-Madison establishes state’s first and only addiction hotline for providers

07/26/2018

In what is believed to be a national first, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, in conjunction with UW Health, has established a new resource for Wisconsin primary-care physicians and other providers to help them successfully manage patients with...

Evie Carchman awarded grant to study anal cancer

07/25/2018

While people infected with HIV are living longer due to better therapies, their weakened immune systems are linked to what is now a leading cause of death in the HIV population: cancer.

UW research on display at Alzheimer's conference

07/25/2018

More than 50 UW-Madison researchers presented work at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) in Chicago, Illinois, this week. The event is the world’s largest gathering dedicated to the scientific study of dem...

Early hormone therapy not associated with cognitive harm

07/23/2018

Hormone therapy is not associated with cognitive harm for women if therapy begins around the age of menopause in healthy women, according to University of Wisconsin-Madison research presented this week at the 2018 Alzheimer’s Association Int...

Cai group recognized for research achievements at annual imaging meeting

07/10/2018

The Molecular Imaging and Nanotechnology Laboratory had another successful year at June's Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.

Forgotten molecules find new purpose at Carbone Cancer Center

07/10/2018

On a rainy day last fall, chemist Scott Wildman left his office on the UW–Madison campus and drove to a retirement community on the city’s west side to bring 40 years of scientific work out of the dark.

2018 Catalyst Grant applications open

07/09/2018

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is seeking applicants for its 2018 Community Catalyst Grant Program. Now in its second year, the Community Catalyst Grant Program provides funding to support creative health equity approaches designed to actively ...
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