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Halberg receives award

Dr. Richard Halberg (left) of Madison, Wis., the son of Dick and Sandee Halberg of Princeton, was presented the Puestow Research Award during the Department of Medicine annual award dinner held at the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wis., on Sept. 25. This award is given to the junior faculty member in the Department of Medicine who has made a significant contribution toward advancing the field of medicine. Halberg and his research team identified a new pathway to colon cancer that affects as many as 10,000 patients per year. They are currently testing new treatment strategies that specifically target this pathway. The UW Madison is in the top five of research university in the country.


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