At UW-Madison, there are about 100 faculty researchers — and roughly 500 scientists overall — who are using stem cells for drug or chemical screening, disease modeling or developing cell therapies for disease.
In a step toward one of stem cell science’s chief goals, UW-Madison researchers have grown functional human artery cells that helped lab mice …
About 75 UW-Madison scientists rely on federal money for their work.
Madison, considered the birthplace of stem cell research, is feeling the impact of a surprise ruling by a federal judge Monday that called federal funding for the research into question once again.
A year later, much of the excitement has been replaced by hand-wringing, with many scientists complaining that Obama's new policy is creating new barriers and jeopardizing years of experimentation.
Biddy Martin made her first substantive moves as chancellor of UW-Madison, the slumping economy and massive state budget hole produced headaches for university administrators and “furlough” became a dirty word among many university researchers.