Jue "Jade" Wang (right), associate professor in the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, works with student Christina Johnson (left) in Wang's lab in the Microbial Sciences Building on Aug. 12, 2016. Wang is the recipient of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Award. (Photo by Bryce Richter / UW-Madison)

UW CARBONE CANCER CENTER RECEIVES ‘OUTSTANDING’ GRADE ON RENEWAL

Every five years, the UW Carbone Cancer Center receives a thorough check-up from the nation’s top cancer researchers. Leaders recently learned that it passed its review with flying colors and will retain its designation as Wisconsin’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center and $27 million in core funding.

“We strongly believe in the value of what we do and the value of what we bring to our patients, to our communities and to Wisconsin,” said Howard Bailey, MD, Carbone’s director. “It’s always helpful to have established leaders from other well-known cancer centers come in and review us and give their unbiased view of what we are accomplishing.”

 

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