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Dr. Ruth O'Regan to Lead Division of Hematology and Oncology

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Madison, Wisconsin - Dr. Ruth O’Regan has been appointed division head of hematology and oncology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. O’Regan is an internationally recogn...
1/22/2015 | Dr. Ruth O'Regan to Lead Division of Hematology and Oncology

UW Study: Fluorescent Dyes Light up Brain Cancer During Surgery

UW Study: Fluorescent Dyes Light up Brain Cancer During Surgery

Madison, Wisconsin - Scientists at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC) have identified two new fluorescent tumor-targeting agents that seek and light up brain cancer cells, and their potential for use during cancer surgeries.&nb...
1/22/2015 | UW Study: Fluorescent Dyes Light up Brain Cancer During Surgery

Do Cancer Cells Exploit Tools Used by Developing Neurons?

Do Cancer Cells Exploit Tools Used by Developing Neurons?

Madison, Wisconsin - What do invasive cancer cells and developing nerve cells have in common? They appear to use similar techniques to grow and spread into new areas by changing their environments. In a new study in the journal Development, Univ...
1/21/2015 | Do Cancer Cells Exploit Tools Used by Developing Neurons?

UW at Forefront of Progress in Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

UW at Forefront of Progress in Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

Madison, Wisconsin - President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address highlighted the strides made in treatment and survival rates of cystic fibrosis (CF). Many of the roots of those advances came from pioneering research at the UW School of...
1/21/2015 | UW at Forefront of Progress in Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

Prostate Cancer Drug Slows Memory Loss in Women with Alzheimer's Disease

Prostate Cancer Drug Slows Memory Loss in Women with Alzheimer

Madison, Wisconsin - Women with Alzheimer’s disease showed stable cognition for a year when a drug that is more commonly used to treat advanced prostate cancer was added to their drug regimen, according to a new study from researchers at the Un...
1/20/2015 | Prostate Cancer Drug Slows Memory Loss in Women with Alzheimer's Disease

Research Scholarships and Fellowships Available for Undergraduates

Research Scholarships and Fellowships Available for Undergraduates

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is a strong proponent of collaborative research, and that ideal extends to providing opportunities to UW-Madison undergraduates interested in the biomedical sciences. UW-Madison of...
1/15/2015 | Research Scholarships and Fellowships Available for Undergraduates

 

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