The National Institutes of Health has awarded nearly $290 million of new funding to research institutions around the country, including UWM, to continue the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study.
Widespread shortages of personal protective gear has left health care workers and others vulnerable to exposure to coronavirus. So when a Milwaukee coalition formed to try to produce face masks, Kyle Jansson and Lindsey Roddy eagerly joined the effort.
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.
There’s an emotional labor that comes with being a librarian, and that labor can take a toll, says Abigail Phillips, assistant professor in the School of Information Studies.
Colleen Galambos is examining how social isolation and loneliness affects the health of adults 50 and older.
UWM is hosting a conversation on eating disorder awareness with DJ Shawna at the Dare to Be event on Feb. 25.
UWM has signed the first of a planned series of agreements with area universities and colleges to provide an accelerated, dual degree program for students interested in pursuing a career in athletic training.
Employing cutting-edge imaging equipment, physicists can now watch molecules in action, both operating properly or going awry and causing disease.
Christopher Quinn, a UWM associate professor, is exploring a certain gene mutation that affects the hearts and brains of children, causing a lethal disease called Timothy syndrome.
Victoria Brahm, who earned her master’s degree from UWM’s College of Nursing, recently was honored with the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Awards medal as 2019 Federal Employee of the Year.