Groundbreaking research at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has implications for understanding and predicting the progression of degenerative disorders of the brain, including Alzheimer’s disease, and for lessening the impact of traumatic brain injuries.
Woo-Jin Chang will investigate the effectiveness of an “electric filter” to quickly extract the viruses that cause COVID-19 in as little as one minute from a saliva or blood sample.
The five-year, $24.4 million grant will allow the institute to continue accelerating the translation of research discoveries into patient care, bringing new therapies and interventions to patients, improving health outcomes and building training programs and community engagement.
Researchers in UWM’s Department of Physics have recently been awarded special funding that will allow them to probe different aspects of SARS-coV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, using molecular imaging techniques.
Tullimonstrum is so peculiar that paleontologists haven’t been able to agree on whether it was an invertebrate or not. Now, Victoria McCoy has found strong clues to provide that answer.
Brooke Slavens, associate professor in the College of Health Sciences, is involved in a study that aims to help health care providers identify abnormal movements caused by various kinds of wrist injuries or conditions.
UWM engineer Junjie Niu has developed an electrode material that delivers quick charging with higher capacity and more energy for the batteries used in smartphones and electric cars.
Two researchers at the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences are undertaking an unusual way of monitoring the incidence of COVID-19 in a community – by analyzing its sewage.
Areas with higher concentrations of African American residents have disproportionately high numbers of reported cases and COVID-19 clusters, according to the study by the UWM Center for Economic Development.
Under-detection of coronavirus illness leaves health officials without data needed to slow its spread, UWM epidemiologist Amy Kalkbrenner said. To address the problem, she’s is urging people who feel sick to report their symptoms through a confidential online survey she has developed.