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N&PP affiliated faculty member Barb Bendlin finds monitoring white matter myelin health could serve as an early warning system for Alzheimer's Disease

Congrats to a number of N&PP affiliated faculty who are part of projects funded by the second round of UW2020 Discovery Initiative funds!

Check out this video from recent speaker, Dr. Pilar Ossorio on "International Governance on Human Genome Editing from her N&PP seminar last fall!

Brian Baldo proposes a new theory of addiction that proposes the prefrontal cortex is a highly sensitive "hot spot" for opiod actions

Dominique Brossard has been awarded the Vilas Faculty Mid-Career Investigator AwardN&PP student, Andrew Merluzzi, was awarded the WARF Discovery Challenge Peer Award! 

Barb Bendlin is a co-PI on a new collaborative grant with Medical College of WI to study Alzheimer's Disease and aging!

Dietram Scheufele is on a National Academy of Science panel to study the science of science communication

UW-Madison to host Spring 2016 Science Writer in Residence April 19th, Alex Witze

Dominique Brossard is part of a National Academy of Science panel that will study the state of science literacy in the U.S.

Check out this video from our most recent seminar by guest speaker, Stephen Morse, Ph.D., J.D.

Alta Charo's article, "On the Road (to a Cure?): Stem Cell Tourism and Lessons for Gene Editing," was published in the New England Journal of Medicine in February

Barb Bendlin and colleagues are researching the connection between healthy sleep habits and Alzheimer's Disease

Ed Chapman's lab is featured on the cover of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology for January 2016!

Beth Meyerand and colleagues at MCW have been awarded a NINDS grant for a statewide study of brain networks in epilepsy patients

N&PP student, Andrew Merluzzi, writes about federal funding for biomedical science in the US

Brad Postle's lab is finding that faster brain waves make shorter gaps in the visual stream

NTP faculty member, Bas Rokers, is researching how 'lazy eye' may bully the brain into altering its wiring

N&PP Student, Andrew Merluzzi, comments on the Next Generation Researchers Grant

N&PP Student, Andrew Merluzzi, named 2015 ASPET Washington Fellow!

Pilar Ossorio selected as inaugural Bioethics Scholar-in-residence for the Morgridge Institute for Research

Grad program honored for closing science-society gap

Neuroscience approaches the bench

Su-Chun Zhang has revealed a new technique for editing stem cell genes! 

Sterling Johnson and Barbra Bendlin have teamed-up with the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation and the Morgridge Institute to gather data on diagnosing Alzheimer's disease earlier than ever before!

UW-Madison starts new dual-degree program in neuroscience and law

Law and Neuroscience featured in the Journal of Neuroscience

Science editor to present neuroscience and public policy seminar

Program merges dual interests in science and policy

Tumors on Trial-University of Wisconsin Neuroscience & Law Program

UW-Madison Law School partners with neuroscience program to offer unique dual-degree

UW-Madison Psychiatry imaging study finds brains of psychopaths are different

Politically minded: University of Wisconsin program melds neuroscience with public policy

New program in neuroscience and public policy offered