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NEWS THAT AFFECTS YOU
UW Health providers and UW-Madison faculty are hard at work to learn more about the issues affecting your life. Click on a story below to learn about ongoing research, patient care initiatives and educational advancements that will lead us to even better prevention methods and innovative treatments.
The Kubek and Peterson Family
Aug 03 2018 // Rita Kubek grew up during the depression in Buffalo, NY. She was extremely intelligent, which enabled her to graduate high school at the early age of 16. Soon after graduation, Rita began working for Gould…
Baby Boomers Consider How to Reinvent the Aging Process
Jul 20 2018 // As the baby boomer generation approaches advanced years, with the oldest boomers (born in 1946) now at least 70 years old, many are considering how to reinvent old age. An article penned by former Madison,…
Improving Glaucoma Treatment // Experimental Gene Transfer Techniques
Jul 19 2018 // LISTEN TO FULL INTERVIEW In an interview with WYPL-FM’s (Memphis, TN) radio show Eye on Vision, Curtis Brandt, PhD, professor of ophthalmology and visual sciences, discussed the research of experimental gene transfer techniques to improve glaucoma…
Art, In Spite of AMD
Jun 21 2018 // Jefferey Lange is fascinated by the beauty and arrangement of colors and textures. As an artist diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Lange is acutely aware of being able to see colors and textures.