UWM will kick off its annual Campus Safety Week Sept. 19 on Spaights Plaza, with an emphasis on prevention and strengthening community trust.
The new center offers students facilities that match what they’ll experience in their profession and will help address a looming shortage of nurses in Wisconsin.
The UWM Research Foundation has recently awarded Catalyst Grant funding totaling $150,000 for UWM research projects that focus on new treatments for human health.
A team of researchers from UWM is using a unique tool view the interaction between proteins to figure out why sometimes cancerous tumors are suppressed and other times are allowed to grow and spread.
This episode of Curious Campus explores body image and fitness, areas where stereotypes and misinformation abound and can cause great harm.
Scientists, including one from UWM, are trying to figure out how some animals’ ability to regenerate their optic nerve and regain eyesight could provide treatments for people with eye disease or injury.
Backed by a $244,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Policies for Action program, the research team is using Milwaukee as a case study to identify the steps that are most likely to lead from resolution to policy changes, while also determining the effects of resolutions across the country.
Sarah Parker is studying what’s happening inside large blood vessels to find better ways to diagnose and treat threatening conditions like atherosclerosis and aneurysms.
The work of UWM researcher Madhusudan Dey could help find targets for new drugs to treat diseases caused by protein misfolding, such as Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.
Kris Barnekow, associate professor of health sciences, is leading the two outreach projects in Milwaukee with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.