Some older adults respond well to annual flu vaccines, but others don’t. UWM scientist Helen Meier is trying to figure out why, and her work made her one of three Shaw award recipients this year.
MILWAUKEE_For a drug to intervene in cells or entire organs that are not behaving normally, it must first bind to specific protein receptors in the cell membranes. Receptors can change their molecular structure in a multitude of ways during binding – and only the right structure will “unlock” the drug’s therapeutic effect. Now, a new […]
More than 200 visitors, faculty and students celebrated the opening Wisconsin’s new address for innovation – the Lubar Entrepreneurship Center and UWM Welcome Center.
You could call it furniture, but describing the modular cubes that UWM students are constructing in the campus maker space as “building blocks” is accurate too.
Nearly two years after a detecting gravitational waves from a neutron star collision, three detectors have found waves from two other such sources. UWM researchers are an integral part of the effort.
The foreclosure crisis that accompanied the Great Recession had an unexpected consequence in Milwaukee County: It exacerbated political inequity.
Adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census would mark the first time in U.S. history that such a question would be included for all people, UWM historians say.
Vaping is increasingly common among teens in Wisconsin but largely outside the reach of government regulation. Exploring the issue benefited both UWM students and the American Lung Association.
Three UWM profs are helping launch the Gun Violence Project, a university-community collaboration that will collect and share stories of loss and resilience.
With support from the National Institute on Aging, Melinda Kavanaugh and several community partners are launching a two-year project that will help Latino and African American families better avert “crisis points” of dementia care.