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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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Newswise Coronavirus (COVID-19) News Wire

 

This special edition of the Newswise Wires provides up-to-date news and experts on the developing coronavirus outbreak known as COVID-19.

For more updates and resources on the coronavirus outbreak, see our Coronavirus Channel here.

Media, we're hosting two virtual events, back-to-back this week!

1. Summer of COVID, The 2nd Wave, BLM, the Economy, and Politics: Newswise Live Event for June 25, 2PM EDT

Topic:  It’s the summer of COVID and experts will discuss four major news stories converging together during the global pandemic. First, what’s the latest on infection rates and the likelihood of a ‘2nd wave’? Then, how is the pandemic affecting the economy, Black Lives Matter protests, and the looming 2020 election? More info here

2. Docs Join Fight Against COVID: Newswise Live Event for June 25, 3PM EDT

Topic: Cancer researchers are turning their talents to the fight against COVID, using strategies that have lead to breakthroughs in cancer therapies for years, such as precision medicine, immunotherapy, biomarkers, and more. More info here

When: June 25, 2020, 2PM AND 3PM EDT

Where: Newswise Live event space on Zoom

Registration for media, as well as colleagues from participating Newswise member institutions for event 1

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23-Jun-2020


New Research Confirms Higher Rates of New Coronavirus in Latinx Populations

In a new analysis of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, test results for nearly 38,000 people has found a positivity rate among Latinx populations about three times higher than for any other racial and ethnic group. The findings, published J...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

JAMA


Researchers develop low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients

A team of engineers and physicians at the University of California San Diego has developed a low-cost, easy-to-use emergency ventilator for COVID-19 patients that is built around a ventilator bag usually found in ambulances. The team built an a...

– University of California San Diego

Medical Devices and Sensors


Story Tips From Johns Hopkins Experts on COVID-19

It seems there will never be enough “thank you’s” for the incredible doctors, nurses, technicians and support staff members who are working around the clock to help patients with the dangerous coronavirus disease. Their dedication, determinatio...

– Johns Hopkins Medicine

JAMA Network, June 2020 ; ACP Journals, June 2020


75% of US workers can’t work exclusively from home, face greater risks during pandemic

About three-quarters of U.S. workers, or 108 million people, are in jobs that cannot be done from home during a pandemic, putting these workers at increased risk of exposure to disease. This majority of workers are also at higher risk for other job d...

– University of Washington

American Journal of Public Health; T42OH008433


Texas A&M offers undergraduates hands-on research experience despite pandemic

Recently, the Texas A&M University College of Engineering kicked off an online version of its Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. Taking place over the summer, this fully remote program gives 58 students from around the U.S. valuable re...

– Texas A&M University

22-Jun-2020


FSU researchers find resilience, not loneliness, in nationwide study of pandemic response

Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has not led to an overall increase in loneliness among Americans. That’s the takeaway from a comprehensive, nationwide study by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers who surveyed...

– Florida State University

American Psychologist

Embargo expired on 22-Jun-2020 at 09:00 ET


Critically Ill Patients with COVID-19 Are More Likely to Develop Heart Rhythm Disorders Than Other Hospitalized Patients

Patients with COVID-19 who were admitted to an intensive care unit were 10 times more likely than other hospitalized COVID-19 patients to suffer cardiac arrest or heart rhythm disorders, according to a new study. .

– Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

HeartRhythm

Embargo expired on 22-Jun-2020 at 12:00 ET


New Article Clarifies Details of COVID-19 Respiratory Transmission

In a new article, scientists provide an exhaustive, evidence-based review of how COVID-19 droplets from infected patients spread through the air and describe how health care professionals can protect themselves. This Pulmonary Perspective is publishe...

– American Thoracic Society (ATS)

https://www.atsjournals.org/toc/ajrccm/current


New poverty measure confirms coronavirus-driven federal stimulus measures were effective

Notre Dame research finds that the poverty rate fell by 2.3 percentage points from 10.9 percent in the months leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic (January and February) to 8.6 percent in the two most recent months (April and May).

– University of Notre Dame

Brookings Papers on Economic Activity conference


Economic and social consequences of human mobility restrictions under COVID-19

The lockdown measures introduced in Italy to deal with COVID-19 have produced a mobility contraction which is not homogeneously distributed across Italian municipalities and regions.

– Politecnico di Milano

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences


Researchers forecast COVID-19 pandemic could delay clean energy transition

Traveling restraints and shelter-in-place orders that grounded planes and emptied streets during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic brought greenhouse gas emissions down and air quality up.

– Cell Press

Joule


SARS-CoV-2: New insights on antibody testing and RNA testing

Two types of tests are used to track SARS-CoV-2. Reverse transcriptase PCR (rt-PCR) tests for current infection. Antibody tests reveal that an infection has taken place, even long after the fact.

– American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

Journal of Clinical Microbiology


UTHealth joins trial of arthritis drug’s effect on COVID-19-induced cytokine storm

A drug is being studied for its effectiveness in treating a type of severe immune overreaction seen in patients with COVID-19-induced pneumonia by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The clinical trial ...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Hamsters develop protective immunity to COVID-19 and are protected by convalescent sera

— In an animal model for COVID-19 that shares important features of human disease, scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, the University of Tokyo and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai show that prior infection with the SARS-...

– University of Wisconsin-Madison

Science


UTEP Professor Collaborates on LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Texas Study

Preliminary results from this first-of-its-kind survey found that gender diverse people and queer people of color are experiencing a number of disparities. They include higher rates of COVID-19, more difficulty accessing a variety of services, and hi...

– University of Texas at El Paso

LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Experiences Across Texas Survey


Exploring a Potential Link between Tissue Match Genes and COVID-19

A new study led by Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the Gift of Life Marrow Registry seeks to determine how different versions of immune-vital genes screened for transplant matching may shape who develops or resists COVID-19.

– Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey


Hospitals, manufacturers partner with Sandia amid high demand for medical-grade masks

Sandia National Laboratories is teaming with local hospitals and medical device manufacturers to increase the availability of respirator masks for health care workers.

– Sandia National Laboratories


Clarkson University Students Launch “All Good Things” News Website

A pair of Clarkson University have launched a website designed to bring good news to the masses in the midst of a pandemic.

– Clarkson University

19-Jun-2020


Coronavirus: a wake-up call to strengthen the global food system

A new commentary in the journal One Earth highlights not only climate-related risks to the global food system, such as drought and floods, but also exposes the coronavirus pandemic as a shock to the system that has led to food crises in many parts o...

– International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

One Earth


MMR vaccine could protect against the worst symptoms of COVID-19

Administering the MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine could serve as a preventive measure to dampen septic inflammation associated with COVID-19 infection, say a team of experts in this week's mBio, a journal of the American Society for Microbiolog...

– American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

mBio


New research shows tiny, decoy 'sponges' attract coronavirus away from lung cells

Imagine if scientists could stop the coronavirus infection in its tracks simply by diverting its attention away from living lung cells?

– Boston University

ACS Nano Letters


First known case of a potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbance induced by chloroquine therapy for COVID-19 reported

A patient who met many of the published safety guidelines for chloroquine therapy against COVID-19 was observed to have a very abnormal ECG pattern after treatment began, leading to multiple episodes of torsade de pointes (TdP), a life-threatening ar...

– Elsevier

HeartRhythm


ORNL launches rapid access licensing program to speed up COVID-19 solutions

The Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has launched a program designed to accelerate deployment of innovations that may help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 Rapid Access Licensing Program will allow companies to license ...

– Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Babies with COVID-19 Tend to Have Mild Illness, Mostly with Fever

A report from Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago shows that infants under 90 days of age who tested positive for COVID-19 tend to be well, with little or no respiratory involvement. Fever was often found to be the primary or only ...

– Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

The Journal of Pediatrics, June 2020


From COVID-19 to Lead Poisoning, Health Crises Expose Racist Policies and Practices

The manner in which the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare racist and systemic inequalities in the United States has parallels in other environmental health threats, such as lead exposure, according to an essay written for the online magazine To...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)


DHS S&T Develops DIY Method to Decontaminate Masks with a Multicooker

Researchers with the DHS S&T developed a do-it-yourself solution to decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) using a programmable multicooker.

– Homeland Security's Science And Technology Directorate

18-Jun-2020


Diabetic ketoacidosis threatens hospitalized patients with COVID-19

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a common and potentially fatal complication in hospitalized patients with COVID-19, according to a new clinical perspective published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

– Endocrine Society

Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism

Embargo expired on 18-Jun-2020 at 09:00 ET


Stigma of broken family relationships compounded by lockdown

The report, by researchers at the University of Cambridge, Edge Hill University and the UK-based charity Stand Alone, brings together over 800 responses to a survey sent out to the charity’s UK community.

– University of Cambridge

Embargo expired on 18-Jun-2020 at 19:05 ET


COVID-19 and the Future of Cardiac Care

As Cedars-Sinai expands telehealth and video visits and resumes surgeries, Joanna Chikwe, MD, chair of the Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Smidt Heart Institute, has her focus on one thing: ensuring that patients with heart disease understand it...

– Cedars-Sinai

Circulation


More Than 80% of Americans Report Nation’s Future Is Significant Source of Stress, Survey Says

More than 8 in 10 Americans (83%) say the future of our nation is a significant source of stress, according to the American Psychological Association’s most recent survey report, Stress in AmericaTM 2020: Stress in The Time of COVID-19, Volume Two....

– American Psychological Association (APA)

Stress in AmericaTM 2020: Stress in The Time of COVID-19, Volume Two


Study: Urban Density Not Linked to Higher Coronavirus Infection Rates—and Is Linked to Lower COVID-19 Death Rates

A new study suggests that denser places, assumed by many to be more conducive to the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, are not linked to higher infection rates. The study, led by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Pub...

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Journal of the American Planning Association


UAH's Baudry Lab finds 125 naturally occurring compounds with potential against COVID-19

The Baudry Lab at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) has identified 125 naturally occurring compounds that have a computational potential for efficacy against the COVID-19 virus from the first batch of 50,000 rapidly assessed by a supercom...

– University of Alabama Huntsville

ChemRxiv


COVID-19 Collaboration Reducing Infections in Long-Term Care Facilities

A collaborative program developed at UVA Health to work with local long-term care facilities to control COVID-19 is saving lives and offers a model for communities across the country, a new scientific paper reports.

– University of Virginia Health System

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association


COVID-19 Incidence in New York Higher Among Non-White Adults

Recent research by the University at Albany and the New York State Department of Health shows that over 2 million adults in New York were infected with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, through late March 2020.

– University at Albany, State University of New York

Annals of Epidemiology


AJR: Chest CT can distinguish negative from positive lab results for COVID-19

An open-access American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR) article exploring the diagnostic value of chest CT for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pneumonia--especially for patients with negative initial results of reverse transcription-polymerase chain re...

– American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS)

American Journal of Roentgenology


U.S. cities with pro sports see more flu deaths

Sports leagues may want to consider calling a timeout on reopening their doors to fans, based on new West Virginia University-led research that links an uptick in seasonal flu deaths to U.S. cities with pro sports teams.

– West Virginia University


Clear signs of brain injury with severe COVID-19

Certain patients who receive hospital care for coronavirus infection (COVID-19) exhibit clinical and neurochemical signs of brain injury, a University of Gothenburg study shows. In even moderate COVID-19 cases, finding and measuring a blood-based bio...

– University of Gothenburg

Neurology


9 in 10 Americans concerned pharma will use COVID-19 pandemic to raise drug prices

Nearly 9 in 10 U.S. adults are "very" (55%) or "somewhat" (33%) concerned that the pharmaceutical industry will leverage the COVID-19 pandemic to raise drug prices.

– West Health Institute

West Health and Gallup Poll


COVID-19 One-Step Saliva Test Is Born in Columbia Fertility Clinic

Columbia fertility experts have developed a one-step saliva test for COVID-19 that could expand access to testing.

– Columbia University Irving Medical Center

MedRxiv, June 16, 2020


UCSF, St. Jude Identify Key Culprit Driving Treatment Resistance in Deadly Immune Disorder

A new study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital has identified what they believe to be a key reason behind patients’ treatment-resistance in the rare inflammatory disorder HLH. The findi...

– UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

Blood


Mayo Finds Convalescent Plasma Safe for Diverse Patients with COVID-19

Mayo Clinic researchers and collaborators have found investigational convalescent plasma to be safe following transfusion in a diverse group of 20,000 patients. The findings -- from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Expanded Access Program fo...

– Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic Proceedings


Alpacas Could be the Secret Weapon Against COVID-19

University of Kentucky College of Medicine researchers are using special antibodies made by alpacas to help understand COVID-19 and potentially develop a treatment that could protect people from being infected.

– University of Kentucky

17-Jun-2020


Nanosponges Could Intercept Coronavirus Infection

Nanoparticles cloaked in human lung cell membranes and human immune cell membranes can attract and neutralize the SARS-CoV-2 virus in cell culture, causing the virus to lose its ability to hijack host cells and reproduce.

– University of California San Diego

Nano Letters, June 17 2020; HDTRA1‐18‐1‐0014

Embargo expired on 17-Jun-2020 at 08:00 ET


Cellular nanosponges could soak up SARS-CoV-2

Researchers reporting in Nano Letters have used nanosponges coated with human cell membranes –– the natural targets of the virus –– to soak up SARS-CoV-2 and keep it from infecting cells in a petri dish.

– American Chemical Society (ACS)

Nano Letters

Embargo expired on 17-Jun-2020 at 20:00 ET


UofL immunologist discovers biomarker warning of cellular crisis that could cause death in COVID-19 patients

UofL researchers have discovered that one type of immune cells, low-density inflammatory neutrophils, became highly elevated in some COVID-19 patients whose condition became very severe. This elevation signaled a point of clinical crisis and increase...

– University of Louisville Health Science Center

medRxiv Preprint Server for Health Sciences


Wildlife Supply Chains for Human Consumption Increase Coronaviruses’ Spillover Risk to People

A new study found that animals sampled in the wildlife-trade supply chain bound for human consumption had high proportions of coronaviruses, and that the proportion of positives significantly increases as animals travel from traders, to large markets...

– Wildlife Conservation Society

bioRxiv


New discovery allows 3D printing of sensors directly on expanding organs

In groundbreaking new research, mechanical engineers and computer scientists at the University of Minnesota have developed a 3D printing technique that uses motion capture technology, similar to that used in Hollywood movies, to print electronic sens...

– University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering

Science Advances


Is the air getting cleaner during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Using air quality data from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency monitors across the U.S., a UW-led team looked for changes in two common pollutants over the course of 2020.

– University of Washington

ChemRxiv


Homeless people are more likely to be put on ventilators for respiratory infections than non-homeless

Researchers from UCLA, Harvard Medical School and the University of Tokyo found that during a recent six-year period, homeless people in New York state were more likely to hospitalized and treated with mechanical ventilators for respiratory infectio...

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

Journal of General Internal Medicine


Sending Children to Day Camps During COVID-19

Many parents are grappling with the decision whether to send their child to day camp during COVID-19. Cynthia Roldan, M.D., medical director of Carroll Hospital’s Pediatrics Department, says there many factors to consider.

– LifeBridge Health


Chemists developing paper strip urine test for at-home/office/clinic COVID-19 evaluation

Chemists are developing a paper-strip urine test to detect the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The tests are based on electrokinetics, using electric fields to manipulate charged particles.

– Iowa State University

Research Corporation for Science Advancement


Researchers Seek Feedback on Ultraviolet Disinfection Technologies

The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute seeks a better understanding of the benefits and limitations involved in the potential use of ultraviolet lighting in battling the COVID-19 virus through a new survey aimed at dec...

– Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)


In International Physics Collaborations, Working Remotely Is Nothing New

Marjorie Shapiro, an experimental particle physicist and faculty senior scientist at Berkeley Lab, has been accustomed to working remotely and observing extreme social distancing from some colleagues for years, given that the scientific experiment sh...

– Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


COVID-related Delays in Colorectal Cancer Screening Jeopardizes Preventive Care, Early Treatment

Cancer physicians are concerned that Covid-related delays could reverse important gains in preventing colorectal cancer

– Rush University Medical Center


The Do's and Don'ts of Face Masks

Face masks are an important part of staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. But not all masks are created equal. And if you don’t wear and handle your mask properly, it won’t protect you or others around you. So which masks work—and whic...

Expert Available

– Children's Hospital Los Angeles


How the Pandemic Affects Adolescent and Young Adults Sexual and Reproductive Health

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young adults because of social distancing as well as limited access to contraceptive and abortion care, according to a sexual and reproductive health researcher ...

Expert Available

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


FREE McLean Hospital Webinar Series: Tips to Help Children With Autism Thrive

Dr. Laura Mead Offers Support for Parents of Children With Autism in FREEE Webinar - June 19 @ 10am, EST

Expert Available

– McLean Hospital


Even Amid Social Distancing, 'Vicarious Learning' Can Work

Johns Hopkins Carey Business School Assistant Professor Christopher Myers explains how we can continue to learn from the experiences of other people during the social restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Expert Available

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

Behavioral Science & Policy


Is a summer vacation safe for your family?

Destinations are opening up for summer vacation, but does that mean it is safe to travel with your family? The most important consideration while traveling during COVID-19 is weighing the risk, says Curry Bordelon III, DNP, assistant professor in the...

Expert Available

– University of Alabama at Birmingham

16-Jun-2020


Platform empowers users to control their personal data

To help individuals take greater control of their personal information, a team of Cornell researchers has developed and tested a platform, Ancile, that allows users to set restrictions on what kind of digital data they’ll release, and to whom.

– Cornell University

Association for Computing Machinery’s Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society


COVID-19 pandemic could decimate outdoor environmental, science education programs

The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the survival of organizations nationwide that provide critical outdoor environmental and science education to K-12 students, with an alarming 63% of such groups uncertain about their ability to ever reopen their doors,...

– University of California, Berkeley


U of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Potent Antibody Cocktail to Treat COVID-19

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) evaluated several human antibodies to determine the most potent combination to be mixed in a cocktail and used as a promising anti-viral therapy against the virus that causes COVID-...

– University of Maryland Medical Center

Science


Policy and Public Affairs


Communication should be a vital sign, researchers argue

During the COVID-19 outbreak, delirium rates have doubled and tripled, which researchers attribute, in part, to intubated patients not being able to communicate and because of increasing sedation. In an editorial published in Critical Care Medicine,...

– University of Washington School of Medicine

Critical Care Medicine


Nurses are on the Frontlines of COVID-19 but Their Expertise Remains Missing from Policy Decisions

Nurses’ perspectives on the COVID-19 pandemic are unique and essential to informing decisions made by federal leaders, and they should be included in key decision-making groups, urges the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)

– American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN)


David Eccles School of Business “Navigating COVID-19” Webinars Inform Utah’s Coronavirus Crisis Policies and Business Outcomes

A COVID-19 webinar series at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has helped shape Utah's formal response to the coronavirus pandemic while counseling hundreds of businesses statewide – a practical and service-driven model for...

– University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business


Announcements


American College of Radiology Selected as Imaging Partner for VIRUS COVID-19 Registry

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) Center for Research and Innovation™ (CRI) was selected by the Society of Clinical Care Medicine (SCCM) to serve as the overall imaging repository for the Discovery Viral Infection and Respiratory Illness ...

– American College of Radiology (ACR)


American College of Radiology Announces COVID-19 Imaging Research Registry

The American College of Radiology® (ACR®) Center for Research and Innovation™ (CRI) is pleased to announce the development of the COVID-19 Imaging Research Registry (CIRR), an effort by the ACR CRI and the ACR Data Science Institute® in collabor...

– American College of Radiology (ACR)


Major US Trial Closes Showing No Benefit for Hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19

The Outcomes Related to COVID-19 Treated with Hydroxychloroquine among In-patients with Symptomatic Disease (ORCHID) trial stopped enrolling new patients based on the fourth scheduled interim analysis showing no evidence of benefit or harm.

– Vanderbilt University Medical Center


UK's Korotkov Partners With Atomwise to Screen for Potential Drugs Against Novel COVID-19 Target

The University of Kentucky announced a research collaboration with Atomwise, an industry leader in using artificial intelligence (AI) for small molecule discovery, to explore potential COVID-19 therapies.

– University of Kentucky


VIDEO AND TRANSCRIPT AVAILABLE: Re-Opening Pro Sports and Economies After COVID: Newswise Live Event for June 18, 2PM EDT

Re-Opening Pro Sports and Economies After COVID: Newswise Live Event for June 18, 2PM EDT

– Newswise


MSK’s Visible Ink Writing Program Presents “On Cancer and Coronavirus,” Performed by Stars of Broadway, Film and TV

On Thursday, June 18, at 6:00 p.m. E.T. with an encore at 9:00 p.m., Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) will stream a special performance on visibleink.vimeo.mskcc.org, highlighting poignant and humorous perspectives On Cancer and Coronavir...

– Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


COVID-19 Clinical Trial of Immune Therapy Open at Mount Sinai, Made Possible by Philanthropic Donation

Mount Sinai Health System is beginning the first clinical trial in the New York metropolitan region of an immune-boosting therapy in COVID-19 patients.

– Mount Sinai Health System


Mount Sinai seeks EUA from Food and Drug Administration for potential quantitative serologic test for COVID-19

If authorized for quantitative use, the assay could be used to provide a numeric result for the concentration of neutralizing anti-COVID-19 antibodies in plasma.

– Mount Sinai Health System


UVA Physicians, Medical Students Launch COVID-19 Podcast

UVA School of Medicine physicians and students have launched a COVID-19 podcast series that includes advice to protect your health along with a behind-the-scenes look at UVA Health’s patient care and research.

– University of Virginia Health System


New Diagnostic Center Speeds Up Cancer Diagnosis, Provides Immediate Access

A new center at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) gives patients direct, expedited access to diagnostic testing for cancer.

– Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center


Higher Education Events


Rural Summer Science Camp goes digital

The Rural Summer Science Camp typically invites participants from rural school districts across Wisconsin to a weeklong camp at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Rural Summer Science Camp is celebrating a new ...

– Morgridge Institute for Research


Gen. Wesley Clark (ret.) to address Tulane students

Clark will speak to students and the public on U.S. strategy during the COVID-19 crisis.

– Tulane University


Expert Pitch


Sheria Robinson-Lane: Why have nursing homes been hit so hard by the coronavirus?

– University of Michigan


Deena Kelly Costa: Lifting restrictions on Michigan’s nurses

– University of Michigan


Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss Steroid Drug Dexamethasone Reducing COVID-19 Deaths

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


UCLA Health Experts advise on navigating LGBTQ Health

– University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences


Rutgers Economist Available to Discuss Statewide Revenue Predictions for New Jersey

– Rutgers University-New Brunswick


Domestic Abuse and COVID-19

– University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

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