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Wisconsin scientists grow critical nerve cells

MADISON - After years of trial and error, scientists have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to become spinal motor neurons, critical nervous system pathways that relay messages from the brain to the rest of the body. ...The new findings, reported online today (Jan. 30, 2005) in the journal Nature Biotechnology by scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, are important because they prov...

HHS awards University of Wisconsin $55.8 million to fight asthma in inner-city children

HHS Secretary Tommy G. Thompson today announced that the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded a six-year, $55.8 million contract to the University of Wisconsin at Madison. This contract will establish a nationwide research network with the goal of reducing the severity of asthma and preventing the disease in inner-city children, a group that suffers disproport...

University Of Wisconsin to launch center to study how emotions affect health

.MADISON - University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists will study how the emotions.affect health at a new center funded by the National Institutes of Health.. .The university will receive $10.9 million to create a Center for the Study of.Mind-Body Interaction. The center's goal is to gain a clearer understanding of.how emotions are encoded in the brain and then influence other body systems that.a...
(Date:4/18/2014)... have made a brain-related discovery that could revolutionize ... This discovery opens up the possibility that environmental ... specific brain activity that the researchers have identified ... Journal of Neuroscience has just published a ... associate professor of psychology and his doctoral student ...
(Date:4/18/2014)... lead to potential new treatments for breaking the cycle ... Fibrosis, or scarring, is a hallmark of the disease, ... lead to serious organ damage and, in some cases, ... on findings made by Swati Bhattacharyya, PhD, research assistant ... specific protein plays in promoting fibrosis. , "Our ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... specifically associated with the risk of a difficult-to-diagnose ... of all breast cancer cases. , The largest ... invasive lobular carcinoma, gives researchers important clues to ... breast cancer, which can be missed through screening. ... journal PloS Genetics , was co-led by ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... study published today in PLOS Pathogens , children ... is common can mount an immune response to infection ... repeated bouts of high fever and illness and partially ... The findings may help researchers develop future interventions that ... parasite. , Each year, approximately 200 million cases of ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... Colo. (April 17, 2014) Two recent papers ... researcher and colleagues may help scientists develop treatments ... Yellow fever, Japanese encephalitis and other disease-causing flaviviruses. ... biochemistry and molecular genetics at the School of ... Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and colleagues recently published ...
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