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News and Events

Bryan Heiderscheit, PhD, Awarded Gaenslen Professorship at Faculty Investiture Celebration

Posted on 11/21/2022

On October 12, 2022, UW Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Vice Chair for Research, Bryan Heiderscheit, PT, Ph.D was awarded the Frederick Gaenslen Professorship in Orthopedics at the inaugural School of Medicine and Public Health Faculty Investiture Celebration at the Fluno Center in Madison. Established through a generous bequest from Clara F. Gaenslen in memory […]

Dr. Ashley Mohan joins Rehabilitation Faculty

Posted on 11/21/2022

Ashley Mohan, DO, joined the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health as an Assistant Professor (CHS) on September 1, 2022. Dr. Mohan earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a one-year fellowship in Osteopathic Manual Medicine at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine […]

Two Orthopedic faculty members receive 2022 ICTR Pilot Awards

Posted on 10/20/2022

Uncovering the reason behind Type 1 Diabetes-related bone loss Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation associate professor and researcher, Wan-ju Li, MS, PhD was recently awarded a $50,000 one-year Translational Basic & Clinical Pilot Grant from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) for a proposal titled “GATA6 in Regulation of Type 1 Diabetes […]

Partial knee replacement gets Dr. Kunstman up and running again

Posted on 10/10/2022

Dave Kunstman is a busy guy. A Family Medicine doctor who also serves as the interim Chief Medical Officer for UW Health, Dave cherishes physical activity as a way to stay healthy while clearing his mind. “A 15- or 20-minute run makes my day,” Kunstman says. “It allows me to shut everything else out for […]

Creating stem cells from minipigs offers promise for improved treatments

Posted on 09/15/2022

  Cells from miniature pigs are paving the way for improved stem cell therapies. A team led by University of Wisconsin–Madison Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center researcher Wan-Ju Li offers an improved way to create a particularly valuable type of stem cell in pigs – a cell that could speed the way to treatments […]