Category: Faculty & Staff

“Hidden Gems”: Nelson Professor Seeks International Recognition for Local Wetlands

Wetlands hold a special place in Joy Zedler’s heart, especially the Waubesa Wetlands, where she has lived alongside of for the past 14 years. She’s been studying wetlands like those since returning to Wisconsin in 1998 and recently compiled her own experience into a book highlighting the major significance of the Waubesa Wetlands and why they need international recognition.

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Sweetening the Process of Biomarker Discovery in Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a common form of dementia, affecting about 5 million Americans and more than 15 million individuals worldwide. Despite its prevalence, however, many aspects of the disease’s development and progression are still poorly understood. With few known biomarkers, researchers have struggled to develop early detection methods or effective treatments.

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