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  • Dr. Vanessa Sperandio Featured in Science Direct

    Gut colonization by Proteobacteria alters host metabolism and modulates cocaine neurobehavioral responses Gut-microbiota membership is associated with diverse neuropsychological outcomes, including substance use disorders (SUDs). Here, we use mice colonized with Citrobacter rodentium or the …

  • Dr. Laura Knoll Receives ACMCIP William Trager Award!

    Congratulations to Dr. Laura Knoll on receiving the American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology (ACMCIP) William Trager Award for Basic Parasitology! The American Committee of Molecular, Cellular and Immunoparasitology (ACMCIP) is organized under the auspices of …

  • Letter from Dean Golden: Our Commitment to Gender-Affirming Health Care

    Dear Colleagues, Yesterday afternoon a group opposed to gender-affirming health care began a social media campaign on Twitter that targets the UW Health Gender Services Program. Currently the most direct impact is on our colleagues …

  • Bruce Klein Granted Second NIH MERIT Award

    Text taken from Dept. of Pediatrics In 1984, a new infectious disease fellow at the University of Wisconsin Medical School (as it was then called), Bruce Klein, MD, made his first visit to Eagle River, …

  • In Memoriam: Cason King (1989-2022)

    “Dr. Cason King, passed away suddenly on August 11th, 2022. The family has released an obituary for Cason (see here). I want to further highlight his scientific legacy in our group and emphasize the giant …

  • Vanessa Sperandio Featured on “Foodie Pharmacology” Podcast

    Foodie Pharmacology is a science podcast built for the food curious, the flavor connoisseurs, chefs, science geeks, plant lovers and adventurous taste experimenters out in the world! Join American ethnobotanist Dr. Cassandra Quave on this …

  • Dr. Hryckowian Receives UW Prevention Research Center Small Grant Competition!

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Prevention Research Center (UWPRC) is pleased to announce the 2022-2023 Small Grant Competition award recipients. The grant program supports small-scale and innovative research projects in prevention science, particularly those that will provide …

  • Caitlin Pepperell and Lab Published in eLife

    Rapid adaptation of a complex trait during experimental evolution of Mycobacterium tuberculosis Tracy M Smith, Madison A Youngblom, John F Kernien, Mohamed A Mohamed, Sydney S Fry, Lindsey L Bohr,Tatum D Mortimer, Mary B O’Neill, Caitlin S Pepperell Abstract Tuberculosis (TB), caused …

  • SMPH Response to Supreme Court Decision

    The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Dean Robert N. Golden, MD. The decision by the Supreme Court of the United States on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health …

  • UW-Madison Response to Uncertainty Created by Supreme Court Decision

    The following statement comes from University of Wisconsin–Madison interim Chancellor John Karl Scholz:  This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health that overturns the precedent …

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