Enrollment of nearly 12,000 youths, ages 9 and 10, in a landmark study of brain development and child health is now complete, the National Institutes of Health announced today. A researcher from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is overseeing the collection of data from 384 Wisconsin participants in the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development study, the largest […]
UWM chemist Shama Mirza admits that luck was on the side of researchers when they discovered a compound that slows the growth of an aggressive cancer, glioblastoma, in animal testing.
Liz Sutton, outreach manager at UWM’s School of Freshwater Sciences, is joining one of the world’s great explorers on a mission to map the bottom of the Pacific Ocean. Her job: To perform a digital show-and-tell with the underwater images.
MILWAUKEE _ Four new research projects at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee have received grant seed-funding from the UWM Research Foundation for projects that range from a wearable device for hand rehabilitation to a more efficient way to address mental health treatment. The Catalyst Grant Program invests in promising early-stage research at UWM in areas where […]
MILWAUKEE _ Researchers from three Milwaukee-area universities have developed a “stripped-down” estrogen molecule that improves memory in an animal model of post-menopausal dementia, kickstarting new drug discovery for treating memory loss in women. Memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease strike women three times more often than men as they age, a fact that is linked to […]
A team led by Marius Schmidt, UWM professor of physics, co-authored a paper about the first test of an imaging device that showed the structural changes of an enzyme as it rendered an antibiotic useless.
Three researchers from UWM have won a grant from the National Institutes of Minority Health and Health Disparities to test one hypothesis about why children born into poverty are more likely to develop chronic illnesses.
MILWAUKEE _ Big data streaming on the industrial internet of things (IIoT) has the potential to revolutionize manufacturing by connecting all functions of an enterprise and by spawning technologies that accomplish that. A new four-day program at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Lubar School of Business introduces senior managers and those who work with them to […]
National Science Foundation’s Science and Technology Center includes researchers from nine institutions, including UWM. NSF has just renewed $22.5 million funding forBioXFEL so members will continue work they began in 2013.
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has a balanced budget for the first time since 2012, Chancellor Mark Mone announced in his fall plenary address Thursday.