Wisconsin Bio News

Read the full press release This week, in a historic moment nine months into the pandemic, the first COVID-19 vaccines arrived at UW Health. Pending approval by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, University Health Services will manage the process of administering vaccines to frontline health care workers and other individuals at UW–Madison who are […]

Read the full press release here An emergency department physician at Aurora Sinai Medical Center was the first Advocate Aurora Health employee to receive the COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday. The Milwaukee- and Downers Grove, Illinois-based health system began distributing the Pfizer vaccine Tuesday to frontline clinicians, including those working in emergency departments, intensive care units and […]

Read the full press release here Selected from more than 400 innovation disclosures, two University of Wisconsin-Madison teams working at the frontiers of cancer immunotherapy and bioengineering have taken top honors from WARF. The 2020 WARF Innovation Award winners are: Jenny Gumperz and Dana Baiu (medical microbiology & immunology) for their work, Killer Combination: Multicell […]

Read the full press release here An Advocate Aurora Health research scientist was one of 42 grant awardees selected to participate in a prestigious national data-sharing mentoring program designed to improve community health. Now in its fifth year, Data Across Sectors for Health (DASH) forms collaborations between health care, public health, social services, housing, education, […]

Read the full press release here University of Wisconsin System nursing students will have a new opportunity to fight the COVID-19 pandemic while earning valuable experience and a tuition credit, System President Tommy Thompson announced today. Through the winter break, the System’s approximately 4,000 nursing students will be able to earn experience and a $500 […]

Read the full press release here The study of all proteins in a biological system, or proteomics, enables an unbiased assessment of protein quantities. Proteome analysis is an important tool for clinicians and biologists to build hypotheses about how protein changes are associated with disease, which can lead to new therapeutics. Proteomics technology continues to […]

Read the full press release here GE Healthcare today announced a new artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm to help clinicians assess Endotracheal Tube (ETT) placements, a necessary and important step when ventilating critically ill COVID-19 patients. The AI solution is one of five included in GE Healthcare’s Critical Care Suite 2.02, an industry-first collection of AI […]