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American Family Children’s Hospital Ranks Among U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

UW Health’s American Family Children’s Hospital ranked in the top 50 children’s hospitals in seven medical and surgical specialties in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Plan tests ancient Chinese tradition to help elders with balance

As calming music plays in the background, 11 older women listen as physical therapist Diane Brose enters a warm-up for a discipline known as Tai Chi Fundamentals: “Feel your feet. Feel the four corners of your feet. Your knees are soft, your tailbone is heavy. Don’t worry about yesterday, tomorrow will take care of itself.  Now, we’re here, and it’s safe.”

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Yu receives funding to further solids research

Public and private funds will further the research efforts of Lian Yu, professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division. These new projects range from the diversity of crystal forms, to the development of a nano-coating technology to produce low-cost stable amorphous formulations for global health, and the investigation of crystal nucleation in amorphous drugs and solid dispersions. These projects are supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, AbbVie, Eli Lilly, and the National Science Foundation.

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WARF and UW–Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), which serves as the designated patent management organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, moved up to sixth place among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities which were granted U.S. utility patents in 2016. The report, which is published by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO), utilizes data acquired from the U.S. Patient and Trademark Office to highlight the important role patents play in university research and innovation.

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Better than your average bike: UW-Madison engineers among top finishers in Human Powered Vehicle Challenge

With an efficient, highly engineered vehicle, the University of Wisconsin-Madison Human Powered Vehicle team won fourth place overall in the 2017 ASME Human Powered Vehicle Challenge North America East.

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