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New program will fight COVID-19 and address its consequences
The Wisconsin Partnership Program's Partnership Education and Research Committee will allocate an additional $1.2 million to support innovative research and education projects.
Banking on patient samples to advance COVID-19 research
In the spring of 2020, when UW–Madison instruction moved online and most research became remote, efforts picked up at the UW Carbone Cancer Center Translational Science Biocore BioBank.
21st century medicine helps Amish deal with rare, inherited illnesses
A rural doctor has a close collaboration with specialists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison who have developed tests, and suggested treatments, for several rare genetic conditions in the Amish and Mennonites communities.
Bike share aims to serve, enhance health in Wisconsin Rapids
“People tend to think that bike shares can exist only in bigger cities. Wisconsin Rapids is not that big, but we strive to blend small-town charm with big-city amenities.”
A vision for rural eye care
Eye doctors are in short supply in rural Wisconsin, sometimes requiring patients to make a long drive to a distant city for an exam. But the UW Health Teleophthalmology program has a camera that can be used in remote locations to take photos of a person’s eyes, with the exam then being read by university-level ophthalmologists.