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Children may undergo unnecessary surgery to fix umbilical hernias

12/13/2018

Wisconsin surgeons are performing more umbilical hernia repairs on patients two years old or younger, and more umbilical hernia repairs per capita, compared to surgeons in two other states, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin S...

Wisconsin researchers well-represented at international radiation oncology conference

12/12/2018

The 60th annual meeting of the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO), the world’s premier radiation oncology society, got underway this week in San Antonio, Texas, with a strong Wisconsin presence.

Inherited brain pathway underlies the risk for anxiety and depression

12/12/2018

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.

School of Medicine and Public Health receives full LCME accreditation

12/06/2018

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health recently earned the highest level of accreditation possible for a United States medical degree program.

UW to test using MDMA to treat PTSD

12/05/2018

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...

SHOW launches pilot health survey in Latino community

12/04/2018

Wisconsin is a state with stark and persistent health disparities disproportionally affecting racial and ethnic minorities and rural populations. Milwaukee is one the most segregated cities in the U.S. with 40 percent of its population being Afric...

UW Carbone blood researchers to present at hematology conference

11/30/2018

When dozens of University of Wisconsin blood researchers escape to sunny San Diego this weekend, they will not just be there for the weather – they are attending the American Society for Hematology’s (ASH) Annual Conference.

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headaches

11/30/2018

A review of 39 studies by researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shows functional nasal surgery can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in some patients.

Breast cancer expert Kari Wisinski joins Big Ten research leadership

11/20/2018

Kari Wisinski, MD, a breast cancer specialist with the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, has been named to the steering committee of the Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium.

Limited access to athletic trainers leads to unreported, mismanaged sports concussions

11/15/2018

Student athletes attending high schools with limited access to athletic trainers are far less likely to have a sport-related concussion identified, assessed and managed properly, compared to schools with athletic trainers available consistent...

Hypertension, obesity escalate memory loss in people at risk for Alzheimer’s

11/14/2018

A new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shows people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who have high blood pressure or are overweight experience declines in memory and thinking skills at double the rat...

Mutations in key blood cell protein disrupt development, predispose to leukemia

11/12/2018

When a key gene in blood cell development, GATA-2, is mutated, it causes a predisposition to the development of acute myeloid leukemia (AML), and the changes in GATA-2 were believed to diminish its protein function. 

Wisconsin Partnership grant recipient among Time magazine's 50 most influential people in health care

11/12/2018

Aaron Perry, a Madison-area community leader and Wisconsin Partnership Program grantee, has been selected as one of TIME magazine's 50 Most Influential People in Health Care for 2018.

New academic home for clinical and health informatics

11/12/2018

This summer, the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) and the UW School of Medicine and Public Health further expanded their commitment to medical informatics by launching the UW Clinical and Health Info...

Facts and figures about the 2018 incoming class

11/07/2018

Each fall, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health welcomes a new class of students who will become doctors, physical therapists, physician assistants, genetic counselors, public health professionals and biomedical scienti...
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