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ROBERT FETTIPLACE WINS LOUISA GROSS HORWITZ PRIZE

In October, the pioneering neuroscientist at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health was awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize...

REQUIRING BASIC LEVEL OF HEALTH CARE COVERAGE IS IMPORTANT FOR HEALTHY PEOPLE AND COMMUNITIES

On Nov. 10, the United States Supreme Court is considering oral arguments in two cases related to the requirement that all Americans...

UW SET TO RESUME ENROLLMENT FOR ASTRAZENECA’S INVESTIGATIONAL COVID-19 VACCINE

A clinical trial of an investigational COVID-19 vaccine has resumed in the United States after the FDA and an independent safety review...

COVID-19 DATA MODEL QUANTIFIES REGION-SPECIFIC IMPACT OF SOCIAL DISTANCING ORDERS

As the COVID-19 pandemic first took hold in regions across the United States in spring 2020, local officials, hoping to quell the spread...

CAMPUS BLOOD DRIVE TO BENEFIT COVID-19 CONVALESCENT PLASMA PROGRAM IN MADISON AND OTHERS ACROSS THE COUNTRY

“We’ve had more than 3,000 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases on campus to date. It is large and unfortunate number, but I really...

JANIS TUPESIS INDUCTED INTO THE ORDER FOR THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE

Janis Tupesis, MD, was selected for induction into the Order for the International Federation of Emergency Medicine in 2020, an honor given to an...

UW STUDY LOOKS TO KEEP NURSING HOMES SAFE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC WITH TELEHEALTH

A new research study at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health seeks to reduce COVID-19 spread in Wisconsin...

STEM CELLS CAN REPAIR PARKINSON’S-DAMAGED CIRCUITS IN MOUSE BRAINS

The mature brain is infamously bad at repairing itself following damage like that caused by trauma or strokes, or from degenerative diseases...

UW CARBONE CANCER CENTER RECEIVES FDA CLEARANCE TO TEST NEW REGENERATIVE MEDICINE THERAPY FOR RADIOTHERAPY-INDUCED DRY MOUTH

The University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center has the go-ahead to start clinical trials on a first-in-human cell therapy to treat a common side...

UW RESEARCHERS DEVISE APPROACH TO TREAT RARE, INCURABLE FORM OF BLINDNESS

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...

DETAILED VIEW OF VIRAL REPLICATION MACHINERY LENDS NEW INSIGHTS INTO INFECTION

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...

REMEMBERING DR. EDWARD JACKSON

With great sadness, we share that Edward “Ed” Jackson, PhD, Chair Emeritus of Medical Physics, passed away on June 2, 2020 after...

Anouncement

[Champaign] 13 Thursdays in Campustown

13THURSDAYS presented by JSM Living continues in campustown this summer now through August 12. Explore campustown by taking advantage of deals and sales at 21 participating businesses every...

[Illinois] Passes for 22nd annual ‘Ebertfest’ on sale June 7

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Passes for the 22nd annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” will go on sale June 7.

Media advisory: Illinois undergraduates featured in television series ‘The College Tour’

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Eleven students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be featured in an edition of “The College Tour,”...

[Champaign] EXPLORE CAMPUSTOWN BUSINESSES ALL SUMMER WITH THE RETURN OF 13 THURSDAYS

CHAMPAIGN -- The Champaign Center Partnership invites the public to explore Campustown this summer during the return of 13 Thursdays, the annual 13-week promotion...