The cellular sleight of hand, says biomolecular chemist Feyza Engin, may also suggest ways to prevent other diseases in which the immune system targets the body’s own cells.
A UW–Madison study provides a new avenue of research for understanding and potentially preventing the development of asthma, which affects 25 million Americans.
A small amount of electricity delivered at a specific frequency to a particular point in the brain will snap a monkey out of even deep anesthesia, pointing to a circuit of brain activity key to consciousness and suggesting potential treatments for debilitating brain disorders.
Within the next few weeks, an interdisciplinary team of UW scientists hopes to begin studies of 2019-nCoV to “erect more barriers to prevent this sort of thing from happening in the future.”
A 7-year-old Golden Retriever named Scout and UW–Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine are already stealing the show in the run-up to the Super Bowl. Scout’s story, in the form of a 30-second commercial for WeatherTech, has already received an overwhelming reaction since it was first released on Tuesday.
As details of the virus and its effects continue to emerge, UW physicians, epidemiologists, public health officials, scientists and communication experts addressed questions and concerns from the public.
If they are shown to work as well in the body as they do in pharmacy Professor Seungpyo Hong’s lab, the nanoparticles might provide an effective and more affordable way to fight cancer.
Measuring changes in the speed of electrical signals along nerves connecting the eyes to the brain may accurately reflect recovery from myelin loss in multiple sclerosis (MS), according to new UW-Madison research.
Neuromodulation therapies can reduce epileptic seizures, soothe chronic pain and treat depression. Now, a significant advance could dramatically reduce their cost, increase their reliability and make them much less invasive.
Forty years of reduced mercury use, emissions, and loading in the Great Lakes region have largely not produced equivalent declines in the amount of mercury accumulating in large game fish, according to a new UW-Madison study.