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Research aims to give everyone a fair shot at accessing COVID-19 vaccines

July 21, 2021

A UW team's work will inform government and community groups’ efforts to address vaccine access and hesitancy, with the ultimate goal of increasing immunization rates.

Study evaluates accuracy of tests for Bartonella infection in dogs

July 15, 2021

The results could help improve diagnostic techniques applicable to both companion animals and people, addressing “a big open question in veterinary medicine.”

Badger Talks: The delta variant

July 9, 2021

“Luckily, our vaccines ... have been shown to be effective even against this delta variant, so we continue to have protection when we are getting vaccinated,” Devlin Cole says. “But we do now have even more increased risk of getting very, very sick if we’re not vaccinated.”

More than 1,000 students receive tuition credit for providing vaccinations

May 28, 2021

The nursing and pharmacy students from across the UW System earned a $500 credit while also receiving valuable work experience.

COVID questions: Can I mix and match different vaccines? What if my partner refuses to be vaccinated?

April 26, 2021

Readers ask: I have been immunized with the Moderna vaccine. Can I now get vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine? And: What are some guidelines for how to live in a household where only one person is vaccinated?

Research network to measure and promote emotional well-being

April 15, 2021

"This network is predicated on the idea that ... well-being is plastic and something we can modify,” says Richard Davidson, director of the UW's Center for Healthy Minds.

COVID questions: Long-term protection; overcoming fear of needles

April 14, 2021

Will vaccinated people need a booster shot? And how can I overcome my fear of needles? UW–Madison experts respond.

COVID-19 multilingual site recognized

March 30, 2021

The site was highlighted by Voice of America’s Tibetan news as an example of how linguistic diversity and inclusion are recognized and honored by the university.

Study finds evidence of Bartonella infection in schizophrenia patients

March 25, 2021

The research led by Erin Lashnits was, by design, not able to demonstrate a causal link between Bartonella infection and schizophrenia, but a larger study is planned to see whether the preliminary results are borne out.

New program will fight COVID-19 and address its consequences

March 19, 2021

The Wisconsin Partnership Program's Partnership Education and Research Committee will allocate an additional $1.2 million to support innovative research and education projects.

Study led by UW doctor finds analyzing DNA in urine could help detect cancer

February 19, 2021

Currently, cancers are detected using more invasive methods. Urinalysis has long been used to manage many diseases and disorders, but not cancer.