Over the next several weeks, Vital Signs will feature introductions to many of the 40 new faculty members and four chief residents who are joining us this year. Each has been asked to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them to...Read more
Medicine is rapidly approaching an accelerated advance that will augment or replace drugs with human cells for treating a range of intractable conditions, according to Jacques Galipeau, MD, professor, Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care and associate dean for therapeutics discovery and development.
During a June 26, 2018 meeting...Read more
For some athletes, exercise-induced gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) makes engaging in a favorite sport an experience in misery.
"There are certain activities that can trigger reflux, and exercise is one...Read more
The proportion of women graduating from medical school has increased from 6.9 percent in 1966 to 43.6 percent in 2016, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges. But only 22 percent of full professors in clinical departments of medical schools are women, and women comprise 13 percent of permanent chairs among clinical...Read more
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), which is the primary funding agency for biomedical research in the United States, is using a venture capital-style approach to find and fund unconventional studies that hold potential to transform the medical field.
This week, three UW-Madison faculty members were awarded a total of more...Read more
An office building on Midvale Boulevard is the workplace home of a small team of software developers, bioinformatics experts, and database administrators. Led by Adam Halstead, MS, the Software Development and Informatics Services group provides technical applications to advance the administrative, educational, and research missions of the Department of...Read more
Photo (above): Department of Medicine faculty awards were presented during a ceremony on October 3, 2018. Front row, R to L: Dr. Rashmi Agni, Dr. Alexis Eastman, Dr. Jeremy Smith, Dr. Vincent Cryns. Back row, R to L: Dr. Andrea Schnell, Dr. Tripti Singh, Dr. Ann Schmidt, Dr. Mark Burkard. Not...Read more