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Ukrainian-born Nataliya Uboha, MD, PhD, associate professor (CHS), Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care, was relieved her own family safely evacuated Ukraine when Russian forces invaded. But as they've watched the destruction continue to unfold, she and her husband have worked to find ways to support those who stayed behind...
For the 11th consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report ranked University of Wisconsin Hospitals, which includes University Hospital and UW Health East Madison Hospital, as No. 1 in Wisconsin on its Best Hospitals list. This achievement reflects the remarkable care provided by physicians and staff, as well as UW...
Lab-grown human heart cells provide a powerful tool to understand and potentially treat heart disease. However, the methods to produce human heart cells from pluripotent stem cells are not optimal. Fortunately, a new study from researchers in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Stem Cell &...
A team co-led by Vincent Cryns, MD, professor and chief, Endocrinology and Diabetes, and Richard A. Anderson, PhD, professor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Training Program, has found that two of the most common genetic changes that cause cells to become cancerous...
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has selected 11 infectious disease (ID) programs for the first joint IDSA/CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship. The UW Department of Medicine Infectious Disease Fellowship was selected for the pilot program because of its...
Three Department of Medicine faculty were recently recognized at Translational Science, the annual meeting of the Association for Clinical and Translational Science (ACTS) held April 20-22, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois. William Busse, MD, emeritus professor, Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, received the ACTS Edward H. Ahrens, Jr. Distinguished Investigator...
A recent study led by Meghan Brennan, MD, MS, assistant professor, Infectious Disease, found that rural patients who identify as Black are at increased risk of death or leg amputation due to diabetic foot ulcers. The study was published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network. Researchers...
In April 2022, the University of Wisconsin Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention (UW-CTRI) celebrates 30 years of helping people quit tobacco use. Founded by Michael Fiore, MD, MPH, MBA, professor, General Internal Medicine – CTRI, and Timothy Baker, PhD, professor emeritus, General Internal Medicine – CTRI, UW-CTRI is nationally...
Angela Byars-Winston, PhD, professor, General Internal Medicine, has been appointed to the Advisory Council for the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, one of the 27 centers and institutes in the National Institutes of Health. The council performs second-level peer review of research and training grant applications to NIGMS, which...
Appleton resident Donald Krause became the first patient in the country last week to undergo an investigational cell therapy for a debilitating heart condition called chronic myocardial ischemia (CMI). Krause, who’s been suffering from CMI for years, volunteered to be part of the Phase III CardiAMP Cell Therapy Trial at...