Harnessing Cellular Systems To Fight Deadly Diseases
Four decades ago, researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health had the right idea — to pursue a theory that they could harness patients’ own immune systems to fight and defeat cancer. Their perseverance and hard work are paying off, as they’ve recently made great strides in cellular immunotherapy, along with colleagues in myriad medical fields.
A Hero Furthers Her Training and Skills
On Sunday, April 20, 1998, the lives of seven people and their families were irrevocably changed when a mentally ill man boarded a Madison, Wisconsin, city bus, poured a can of gasoline on passengers and lit a match. This horrific event is etched in Madison’s collective memory.
Advancing Health Equity
How can we best advance health and hasten health improvements for people who disproportionately suffer poor health outcomes? How can a lens of health equity influence decisions we make?