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UW DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHIATRY DEMONSTRATES EFFECTIVENESS OF TELEHEALTH IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE

The COVID-19 pandemic placed limitations on face-to-face patient care, causing complexity for hospital psychiatric units. Undeterred, psychiatrists at the UW School of Medicine...

TEAMS FROM WISCONSIN, NEW YORK SEARCH FOR MOLECULAR CLUES TO DEFEAT COVID-19

In the center of the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals are racing to maintain quality care for patients with severe disease while facing a shortage...

MAPS PROVIDE ZIP CODE-LEVEL DETAIL ON RISK OF COVID-19 COMPLICATIONS ACROSS WISCONSIN

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health are providing local public health officials across Wisconsin with zip...

TWO SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH-AFFILIATED UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS AMONG GOLDWATER SCHOLARS

Two students affiliated with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health have been named winners of 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, one...

WISCONSIN STATE LABORATORY OF HYGIENE WORKING WITH CAMPUS PARTNERS TO TEST FOR COVID-19

As COVID-19 has infected more than 1 million people around the world — and more than 2,500 Wisconsin residents — since late...

REMEMBERING DR. BETH POTTER

With heavy hearts, we share that Beth Potter, MD, associate professor (CHS) in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, passed...

DELETING A GENE PREVENTS TYPE 1 DIABETES IN MICE BY DISGUISING INSULIN-PRODUCING CELLS

The cellular sleight of hand may suggest ways to prevent Type 1 diabetes in high-risk individuals, as well as other diseases in...

MOLDS DAMAGE LUNG’S PROTECTIVE BARRIER TO SPUR FUTURE ASTHMA ATTACKS

University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers have identified a new way that common Aspergillus molds can induce asthma, by first attacking the protective tissue barrier deep in...

RESEARCHERS WAKE MONKEYS BY STIMULATING ‘ENGINE’ OF CONSCIOUSNESS IN BRAIN

Macaques put under with general anesthetic drugs commonly administered to human surgical patients, propofol and isoflurane, could be revived and alert within...

MARMOSET STEM CELLS CARRYING PARKINSON’S MUTATION COULD LEAD TO NEW MODEL FOR STUDYING DISEASE

Parkinson’s disease researchers have used gene-editing tools to introduce the disorder’s most common genetic mutation into marmoset monkey stem cells and to successfully...

NEWLY IDENTIFIED CELLULAR ‘TRASH REMOVAL PROGRAM’ HELPS CREATE NEW NEURONS

The work provides a new cellular target for interventions that could boost neuron production when it's needed most, such as after brain...

This beetle got a boost when it partnered up with antifungal bacteria

Life is tough if you’re a beetle. Things want to eat you, and you can’t much stop them. You’re...

Anouncement

Illinois Community Pledge provides common focus on COVID-19 safety

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign students, faculty members and staff are invited to sign a voluntary pledge that reinforces the need for...

[Illinois] Eight projects awarded funding for AI research to mitigate COVID-19

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eight University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign projects are among 26 to receive the first C3.ai Digital Transformation Institute awards for artificial...

Research Park Offers FREE Technology Training Program, Application Now Open

CHAMPAIGN -- The University of Illinois Research Park is launching a free technology training program to increase skills in programming and data...

[Illinois] Tests optional for fall 2021 freshman applicants

Students applying for fall 2021 freshman admission to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will not be required to submit SAT or...