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UW-Madison Alzheimer’s researchers well-represented at annual conference

08/06/2020

Researchers from the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Institute, and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health shared new dementia research at the virtual 2020 Alzheimer’...

UW researchers devise approach to treat rare, incurable form of blindness

08/05/2020

Scientists at the University of Wisconsin‒Madison have published a proof-of-concept method to correct an inherited form of macular degeneration that causes blindness, and that is currently untreatable.

Wisconsin Partnership Program seeks Collaborative Health Sciences Grant applications for 2020-21 cycle

08/04/2020

The Wisconsin Partnership Program invites eligible faculty and staff to submit a preliminary application for a Collaborative Health Sciences Program grant.

UW study looks at new protections for frontline health care workers during COVID-19; recruitment open now

07/28/2020

A new prevention research study at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health looking at whether commonly used oral and nasal antiseptic (in addition to personal protective equipment and hand hygiene) can help prevent COVID-1...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health works to dispel COVID-19 myths

07/27/2020

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health wants the public to think critically about COVID-19 risks, effects and safety measures as we all deal with this unprecedented pandemic.

Detailed view of viral replication machinery lends new insights into infection

07/22/2020

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, is known as a positive-strand RNA virus because of the way it stores and makes copies of its genetic material. Many other important pathogens such as the Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses are al...

Researchers develop 3D hand-sensing wristband using UW software

07/22/2020

Researchers from Cornell and the University of Wisconsin–Madison have designed a wrist-mounted device and developed software that allows continuous tracking of the entire human hand in three dimensions.

Three COVID-19 clinical trials move forward at UW

07/14/2020

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health will conduct three clinical trials to test a new treatment and preventative for COVID-19, in collaboration with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Remembering Dr. Edward Jackson

07/14/2020

With great sadness, we share that Edward “Ed” Jackson, PhD, Chair Emeritus of Medical Physics, passed away on June 2, 2020 after a long illness. He will be remembered as a tireless advocate for science, education, and our broader commu...

Coughing visualization compares effectiveness of various mask styles

07/08/2020

Coupling function with fashion, cloth and home-sewn face masks are available in a variety of forms and fabrics. While experts underscore that wearing a mask is effective in helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19, not all masks — or the material...

Wisconsin Partnership Program provides boost for early-career investigators with latest grants

07/02/2020

The Wisconsin Partnership Program at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health has awarded five grants through its New Investigator Program. This grant program is designed to provide opportunities for early-career faculty to initiate new, innova...

Badger Talks: All you need to know about wearing a mask

06/30/2020

As the U.S. grapples with surges of new COVID-19 infections, everyone is looking for ways to slow the spread of the disease. In this Badger Talks video, Ajay Sethi, associate professor from the UW School of Medicine and Public Health Departme...

UW School of Medicine and Public Health and UW Health quickly launch numerous COVID-19 clinical trials

06/24/2020

As the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was deemed a pandemic, research institutions across the United States rapidly shifted focus to studies aimed at understanding the virus and finding treatments. The University of Wi...

DHS Announces COVID-19 Population Health Studies

06/17/2020

Two studies will help public health experts understand the virus and inform public.

'COVID toes' clinical trial underway at UW School of Medicine and Public Health

06/11/2020

A team of researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is studying how the skin condition referred to as “COVID toes” is a connected to the virus, whether it is symptom of a COVID-19 infection or an i...
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