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Wisconsin Partnership Program announces 2022 Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant recipients

06/28/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has announced three new awards to interdisciplinary research teams through its Collaborative Health Sciences Grant Program. The new awards support novel approaches an...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health response to U.S. Supreme Court decision

06/24/2022

The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert N. Golden, MD.

Nine UW School of Medicine and Public Health faculty honored with university awards, fellowships

06/22/2022

Nine faculty members in the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health received awards, fellowships, and research funding from the university for the 2021-2022 academic year.

UW eye research uncovers how stem cell photoreceptors reach their targets

06/15/2022

A new study reveals how photoreceptors grown from stem cells might extend biological wires, known as axons, to contact existing neurons.

Dr. Ellen M. Hartenbach, a gynecologic oncologist, will become the next chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

06/14/2022

Dr. Ellen M. Hartenbach, a gynecologic oncologist and expert in gynecologic cancer clinical trials, will become the next chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Black patients in Wisconsin 50% less likely to be treated for pancreatic cancer

06/10/2022

Black patients with pancreatic cancer have lower survival rates than white patients, and a new study suggests why: They are much less likely to receive life-extending treatments.

Manish Shah to become chair of Emergency Medicine

06/09/2022

Dr. Manish N. Shah, a pioneer in the field of geriatric emergency medicine, will be the next chair of the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Laura Knoll assumes role as associate dean for basic research training

06/08/2022

Laura Knoll, PhD, has been named the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health’s associate dean for basic research training

Longer is better when treating opioid addiction with medication

06/02/2022

A large study of Medicaid patients found that the longer they take medication to treat their opioid use disorder, the less likely they are to overdose.

The future of cell therapy: Novel study tests treatment for radiation-induced dry mouth

05/31/2022

For certain side effects of complex and lifesaving medical procedures, care teams can be left with limited and risky treatment options, but a program at UW Health is changing that using patients’ own cells as “living therapeutics.”

WPP Oversight and Advisory Committee Announces New Leadership

05/31/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program (WPP) at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has announced that Manish Shah, MD, MPH, professor and vice chair of research in the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine, will ser...

Study finds higher asthma rates among Black and Hispanic children regardless of neighborhood income or density

05/25/2022

A new, large study found that although there is a correlation between childhood asthma and being born into a densely populated or lower-income neighborhood, Black and Hispanic children had consistently higher rates of asthma than white children ev...

Recognizing Clinical Trials Day: How major advances in medicine happen

05/19/2022

When stakes are high, clinical trials rise to the challenge to keep moving medicine forward.

Lupus clinic improves health quality for patients with kidney disease

05/19/2022

A new study shows that Wisconsin’s only multidisciplinary clinic for lupus patients with suspected kidney disease cut the time to diagnosis by 40% and improved other measures of health care quality for those patients.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Welcomes New Administrative Director

05/18/2022

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) is pleased to welcome Megan Miller as its new Administrative Director.
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