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What we can learn from hibernation – Q&A with Hannah Carey

Hannah Carey, a UW-Madison professor of comparative biosciences, uses hibernating mammals as models to study extreme changes in physiology and nutrition that occur on a seasonal basis. Carey discusses this remarkable process and its potential to impact human health by improving trauma care.

Brad Schwartz: Measure what matters in science

In a guest blog for the Nov. 22 online edition of Scientific American, Morgridge Institute CEO Brad Schwartz writes about a challenge research institutions face in conveying the true societal value of research.

Course aims to prepare scientific postdocs for leadership

Postdoctoral trainees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have an opportunity to refine their professional leadership skills through a six-session course starting in fall 2016.

Community, business leader Mary Burke joins Morgridge Board of Trustees

Mary Burke will bring more than two decades of experience in Wisconsin business, civic and educational leadership to the Morgridge Institute for Research as a new member of its Board of Trustees.

#100miles4research: Kopietz celebrates 19 years cancer-free

The Kopietz Family (L-R): Lucas, Courtni, Jeff, Teresa, and Tyler. Courtni and her dad Jeff are soon embarking on a 100-plus mile trek across Portugal to celebrate Courtni’s 19th year cancer-free. All proceeds donated to #100miles4research campaign will benefit the Morgridge Institute for Research.