People with Alzheimer’s disease often experience a period of restlessness or agitation late in the day. Known as “sundowning,” it also disrupts the patients’ sleep. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee believe a condition called restless legs syndrome (RLS), an inability to sit or lie still in the […]
Kathy Staats’ interest in public health started early, when as a teen she worked against tobacco use. Now, with a UWM degree in hand, she’s working with counties across Wisconsin to improve public health.
A team of investigators led by UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner has landed a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to explore the connection between air pollution and autism.
How UWM sport psychology experts help athletes achieve peak performance.
Sarah Morgan, director of UWM’s Nursing Learning Resource Center, will receive the Bayard Rustin Award from LGBT nonprofit agency Diverse & Resilient. It will be presented March 30 at Diverse & Resilient’s annual Reviving the Dream Celebration. Morgan is being recognized for her leadership and contributions in the community. She joined the Diverse & Resilient board […]
Nursing professor Teresa Johnson studies a peer support group for expectant mothers that lowers the infant mortality rate.
Pregnancy and new motherhood can be times of high stress and depression, but not enough psychiatrists are trained to handle the perinatal period. Two UWM nursing faculty members are part of an effort to fill that gap.
A compound discovered by Alexander “Leggy” Arnold, a UWM associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, could provide an effective weapon against some difficult-to-treat cancers.
The I-Corps program based at UWM has received a $33,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to train entrepreneurial healthcare providers.
A pioneer in the field of traumatic brain injury research, UWM alum Michael McCrea has found a way to combine his passion for competitive sports and his love for science.