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...

Wisconsin Partnership Program releases 2019 Community Impact Grant request for partnerships

03/06/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health is seeking applicants for its 2019 Community Impact Grants Program.

Kirsten Gunderson receives Promising Medical Student Surgery Education Research Award

03/05/2019

A third-year medical student at UW-Madison recently received a prestigious national award for her work in surgical-education research.

Ed Chapman wins prestigious Sir Bernard Katz award

03/04/2019

Ed Chapman, PhD, has been awarded the Sir Bernard Katz award and will give a lecture at The Biophysical Society’s annual meeting this week, where he will also receive the award.

Sheri Johnson named to National Academies group

02/20/2019

The University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute’s director will be one of the few people responsible for identifying the defining criteria for public health in the United States over the next decade.

Kelleher joins exclusive company as Hastings Center Fellow

02/14/2019

Paul Kelleher, associate professor of medical history and bioethics, was recently elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, a national bioethics research institute.

Whitney Stevens-Sostre named Yale Ciencia fellow

02/14/2019

Whitey Stevens-Sostre, a doctoral candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison neuroscience training program, has been named a Yale Ciencia fellow.

The Ride funds $365,000 in research at Carbone Cancer Center

02/11/2019

On a beautiful September Sunday, hundreds of bicyclists pedaled the roads of eastern Dane County on The Ride to raise money for cancer research.

UW team shows progress in search for new antibiotics

02/11/2019

Collecting bugs across the globe is paying off for a multidisciplinary research team at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Announces Five-Year Plan for 2019-2024

02/08/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is pleased to present its 2019-2024 Five-Year Plan, which was approved by the UW System Board of Regents in December, 2018 and goes into effect March, 2019.

Thomas Mackie to lead new joint innovation initiative between UW Health and School of Medicine and Public Health

02/06/2019

UW Health has selected Thomas “Rock” Mackie to be the inaugural leader of the health system’s innovation initiative, which it is pursuing in partnership with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health.

Wisconsin Partnership Program 2018 Annual Report Now Available

01/30/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program is pleased to share its 2018 Annual Report and Outcomes Report.

Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) to hold director candidate presentations

01/29/2019

The search committee for the Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed) program director position enthusiastically announces four finalists who have been invited to give public presentations.

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces 2018 New Investigator Program grantees

01/28/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded four grants through its New Investigator Program.

Ryan Coller wins federal challenge for app to help children with complex care needs

01/18/2019

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the College of Engineering have won a share of a $100,000 award to develop technology for families caring at home for children with complex medical needs...

Wisconsin Partnership Program announces Collaborative Health Sciences Award recipients

01/15/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health announces four new awards through its Collaborative Health Sciences Program. The new awards provide up to $600,000 each over three years to support the work of collab...

UW to test using MDMA to treat PTSD

01/14/2019

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...

UW’s Wisconsin Active Together Program adds 14 new members

01/10/2019

Fourteen Wisconsin communities and organizations have joined a statewide initiative that works to promote active lifestyles in communities.

Wisconsin Partnership Program Catalyst Grants awarded to 15 projects across Wisconsin

01/09/2019

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded $750,000 to 15 community-driven projects to catalyze innovative ideas to improve health equity in Wisconsin.

View a new year's message from Dean Golden for 2019

01/07/2019

Please take a moment to watch a special message from Robert N. Golden, MD, dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, in which he reflects on 2018 and looks ahead to 2019.

Call for posters: 2019 Alzheimer's Disease & Related Disorders Research Day

01/03/2019

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center invites campus researchers to submit their poster abstracts for the 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Research Day poster session.

SciMed GRS program seeks new director

01/03/2019

The Science and Medicine Graduate Research Scholars (SciMed GRS) program has reached its 10-year milestone. 

UW paper nabs top honor from American Public Health Association for life-expectancy analysis

12/31/2018

Work published by three University of Wisconsin researchers regarding decreasing the gap in life expectancy of the United States population compared to European peers, earned top honors from the American Public Health Association.

Study: post-surgery opioid prescription rates for children vary by region

12/20/2018

More than 50 percent of children who undergo umbilical hernia repair are given opioids after surgery, according to new findings by a research team at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

First Carbone Cancer Center patient receives experimental therapy to prevent infections during chemotherapy

12/20/2018

Michael Toelle, superintendent of the Tomorrow River Schools, recently became the first patient at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center to be infused with an experimental cellular therapy designed to prevent infections in leukemia pat...

Wisconsin Alzheimer's Disease Research Center seeks proposals for developmental projects

12/19/2018

The Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) is accepting applications for its new Alzheimer’s Disease Developmental Projects awards, which offer up to $150,000 to support one- or two-year feasibility studies targeting rese...