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Complex Work with People Protects Against Alzheimer's Disease

Complex Work with People Protects Against Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin — Jobs that involve complex social interactions with other people may help keep your brain young. New research from the Wisconsin Registry for Alzheimer’s Prevention (WRAP) and the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disea...
7/25/2016 | Complex Work with People Protects Against Alzheimer's Disease

Wisconsin Partnership Awards Nine Community Improvement Grants

Wisconsin Partnership Awards Nine Community Improvement Grants

Madison, Wisconsin – The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded nine grants totaling more than $400,000 to organizations throughout Wisconsin. The projects, funded thro...
7/25/2016 | Wisconsin Partnership Awards Nine Community Improvement Grants

Use of Safety Devices Reduces Facial Fractures in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Use of Safety Devices Reduces Facial Fractures in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Madison, Wisconsin - The combination of airbags and seat belt use is the most effective way to avoid facial fractures in a motor-vehicle collision, according to a University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health study published in the Jou...
7/21/2016 | Use of Safety Devices Reduces Facial Fractures in Motor Vehicle Crashes

UW Research Team Uses Genetic Sequencing to Solve 85-Year-Old Medical Mystery

UW Research Team Uses Genetic Sequencing to Solve 85-Year-Old Medical Mystery

Madison, Wisconsin - Using the tools of genetic sequencing, a team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health has identified the genetic cause for a rare syndrome in children with poorly controlled Type 1 diabe...
7/21/2016 | UW Research Team Uses Genetic Sequencing to Solve 85-Year-Old Medical Mystery

Dr. Susan Pitt Earns Carbone's 2016 Young Investigator Award

Dr. Susan Pitt Earns Carbone

Madison, Wisconsin - The UW Carbone Cancer Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Susan Pitt, is the recipient of our 2016 Young Investigator Award. Pitt is an assistant professor of surgery who specializes in endocrine surgery and thyroid cancer. Sh...
7/18/2016 | Dr. Susan Pitt Earns Carbone's 2016 Young Investigator Award

Amy's Garden: A Tribute, and a Philosophy in Practice

Amy

Amy's Garden, the rooftop garden that recently opened at UW Health at The American Center, is a logical extension of the organization's wellness-focused mission and a tribute to a woman who derived so much joy and comfort from the act of gardening.&n...
7/15/2016 | Amy's Garden: A Tribute, and a Philosophy in Practice

 

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