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Study finds analyzing DNA in urine could help detect cancer

02/18/2021

A study published this week in Science Translational Medicine describes how urinalysis could potentially be used to detect some forms of cancer.

A year of COVID-19: How the UW School of Medicine and Public Health responded to the challenge

02/12/2021

On Jan. 27, 2021, a group of experts in virology, infection control, global health, clinical testing, vaccine development, and health system responses took part in a virtual panel organized by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health titled ...

Viral sequencing catches mutations, guides effective public health response

02/09/2021

Thousands of daily cases. Hundreds of thousands of deaths. Hundreds of millions of vaccine doses. As the tallies of COVID-19’s effects in the United States have mounted to a dizzying scale, a team of University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist...

Campus partnership to support community vaccination efforts

02/09/2021

Vaccination efforts across the state will get a boost thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health and a partnership with the UW–Madison School of Nursing and four UW System nursing s...

Zhan ‘Ross’ Luo remembered as kind friend, brilliant scientist, lover of adventure

02/05/2021

UW–Madison graduate student Zhan “Ross” Luo died on Wednesday, Jan. 27, after a brief battle with T cell lymphoma. He is remembered by his family, friends, and colleagues as a kind person and brilliant scientist dedicated to his educat...

Face masks remain an essential tool in fight against COVID-19

02/04/2021

Despite today’s repeal of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers’ recent public health emergency order and the corresponding statewide mask mandate, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health urges the importance of face c...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health expert debunks vaccine misinformation and myths

02/04/2021

Detecting misinformation regarding COVID-19 vaccination is a challenge, but an expert at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is here to bust myths and help the public.

UW Health offers screen time guidance for families

01/25/2021

In a new study out today in a leading pediatrics journal, UW Health experts urge families to be mindful of increased screen time, especially as we approach virtual classes in the middle of winter.

All of Us Research Research Program returns first genetic results to participants

01/21/2021

Participants who donated biosamples, via the University of Wisconsin‒Madison and UW Health, as part of the historic “All of Us” Research Program, may soon see a return of their genetic results.

UW researchers develop tool to equitably distribute limited vaccines

01/15/2021

The demand for COVID-19 vaccines continues to outpace supply, forcing public health officials to decide who should be first in line for a shot, even among those in the same pool of eligible vaccine recipients.

One year later: Expert panel gathers to reflect on the coronavirus pandemic

01/14/2021

One year ago, at an event organized by the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, a panel of experts in virology, infection control, global health, clinical testing, vaccine development, and health system responses reflected on an emerging ...

Jamey Weichert, Zachary Morris leading a team to develop new way to help immune system fight back against cancer

01/07/2021

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are breaking new ground to make cancer cells more susceptible to attack by the body’s own immune system.

New statewide data show evidence of four-fold increase in recent COVID-19 infections

12/23/2020

Preliminary results from the second wave of a UW–Madison study estimated 6.8% of Wisconsin residents have evidence of recent infection of COVID-19.

Video: A holiday message from Dean Robert N. Golden

12/17/2020

Robert N. Golden, MD, dean of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, shares a holiday message, reflecting on how each member of our school has embodied the three C’s — commitment, community and continuity — to...

UW vision researchers partner with U.S. Department of Defense to develop stem cell therapy for combat-related eye injuries

12/11/2020

Using an ingenious microscopic retinal patch, eye researchers at UW‒Madison will develop and test a new way to treat United States military personnel blinded in combat.
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