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Friday, May 1, 2020

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VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Newswise Live Expert Panel for April 29, 2020: COVID vs. Re-Open, Business Experts Debate the Pros and Cons

Experts from institutions including Stanford, Darden, Johns Hopkins, and Wharton will participate in an expert panel to debate the pros and cons of re-opening the economy under the COVID-19 pandemic.

– Newswise

Mayo Clinic被指定为全国痊愈者血浆扩大供应计划的供应站点

美国食品和药物管理局(FDA)于4月3日周五宣布,Mayo Clinic 将作为牵头机构,为新冠肺炎 (COVID-19) 重症和危重症住院患者或有较高风险发展成重症或危重症患者的人士提供支持,供应试验性痊愈...

– Mayo Clinic

Study Explores whether 'Participatory Budgeting' has Become a Patronage Mechanism in NYC

New York City implemented Participatory Budgeting in 2011, following Brazil's lead. But the effort to bring marginalized citizens into the budget decision-making process has the potential to backfire.

– New York University

Administration & Society

Obamacare buffering bankruptcy risk, new study shows

A decade after President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more people are fully insured, fewer are uninsured and people who lose their insurance intermittently are no longer at greater risk of bankruptcy, according ...

– University of Colorado Boulder

Brooklyn Law Review

Legal principles assert migrants’ rights during pandemic

A global committee of legal scholars – including Cornell Law School’s Ian Kysel – developed a set of principles released April 28, “Human Mobility and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees and ...

– Cornell University

Human Mobility and Human Rights in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Principles of Protection for Migrants, Refugees and Other Displaced Persons

Lab Experts Can Fill Gaps in FDA Regulation by Validating COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Now that diagnostic companies can sell COVID-19 antibody tests without FDA authorization, healthcare teams should work closely with clinical laboratory experts to ensure that these tests are thoroughly validated and used appropriately. A new opinion ...

– American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

Clinical Chemistry, Apr-2020

Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available

Newswise is hosting a series of Expert Panels discussion unique aspects of the COVID-19 Outbreak. This tip sheet includes some notable quotes from the panelists.

– Newswise

The Ethics of COVID-19

As some governors are moving to ease COVID-19 restrictions, the virus is causing patients, medical professionals and community members to face unprecedented ethical dilemmas in their day-to-day lives and careers. "As social animals who live in commun...

– Cedars-Sinai

U.S. Border Patrol Agents Leverage Cutting-Edge S&T Tech to Ensure the Safety of Migrants at Our Nation’s Borders

S&T partnered with U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the Missing Migrants Program, an effort to save lives at the southwest border via rescue beacons and 911 rescue placards.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

University of Utah one of the state’s largest and most important economic assets, new study shows

As the University of Utah’s Class of 2020 prepares to participate in a “virtual” General Commencement today, the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute released a new study that details the immense economic and societal footprint cast by the U in the ...

– Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute, David Eccles School of Business, University of Utah

University of Miami Treats COVID-19 Patients with MSC Stem Cells

– University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

Researchers enrolling COVID-19 patients for treatment trial

Researchers are now enrolling outpatients with COVID-19 for a randomized controlled trial of the effectiveness of two drug regimens – hydroxychloroquine and hydroxychloroquine with azithromycin. There is conflicting evidence on whether it works...

– University of Washington School of Medicine

Mini wiper blade enables clear view through minimally invasive surgical scope

A team at ClearCam, Inc., with funding from the NIBIB and ties to the University of Texas at Austin, designed a device for wiping a laparoscope lens clean, much the same way that a wiper blade clears a fogged up window.

– National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering

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Dentist available to discuss steps required to safety reopen dental practices during COVID-19 pandemic

– Indiana University

Economist Available to Discuss Stress on Financial Markets

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Keep schools closed. They’re ‘dangerous breeding grounds’ for coronavirus

– Cornell University

Massive decline in first quarter GDP signals much worse lies ahead, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

The President cannot undo or circumvent the Constitution or federal law, which is firm on the date of the presidential election, says U of R political scientist Renee Van Vechten.

– University of Redlands

Separation of powers at stake in US House v. Trump

– Cornell University

Reserve your spot to participate in April 29th panel discussion on the pros and cons of re-opening the economy

– Newswise

Postal Service losing money because of congressional mandate not low prices, Notre Dame expert says

– University of Notre Dame

International Policy

Five years after the Paris Agreement: The gap between promises and implementation

A new study shows that achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement will require a deep reduction in global greenhouse gas emissions, ideally by around 40% to 50% by 2030.

– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

Nature Communications

Trade Economist Shares Recent Surprises, Uncertain Future for International Trade

Professor Alan Deardorff has been a leading expert on international trade for decades, yet even the longtime University of Michigan professor has been stunned at the developments of recent years. Speaking with University of Virginia Darden School ...

– University of Virginia Darden School of Business

2020 U.S. Election

U of R professor writes about the constitutional showdown, President vs. Governors, over the reopening of America.

Art Svenson, a political scientist and nationally recognized expert on constitutional law, looks at who is constitutionally authorized to make decisions about the reopening of America in the era of COVID-19.

– University of Redlands

Daily Journal/California Lawyer

Perception of US democracy tanks after Trump impeachment

While President Donald Trump's impeachment gripped the country in late 2019 and early 2020, the long-term consequences of his trial and acquittal for American democracy remain yet unclear.

– University of Rochester

Bright Line Watch's March/April 2020 survey

How Will COVID-19 Impact the 2020 Election? University of Kentucky Experts Have Insight

While the 2020 general election is still more than six months away, the COVID-19 pandemic has sidelined much of the presidential campaign. Meanwhile, state and county officials across the U.S. are already preparing ways to allow voters to cast their ...

Expert Available

– University of Kentucky





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