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8-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Immunotherapy Treatment Immediately After Chemotherapy Significantly Slows Metastatic Bladder Cancer Progression
Mount Sinai Health System

Using immunotherapy immediately after chemotherapy treatment in patients with metastatic bladder cancer significantly slowed the progression of the cancer, according to results of a clinical trial led by Mount Sinai researchers published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology in April.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:30 PM EDT
Minority-Owned Banks: Doing More with Less
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Minority-owned banks offer a valuable function in providing equitable support to minority communities and small-businesses. While they receive some government benefits, they also receive criticism for the support and a perception they’re “risky.” Is that criticism founded? Research analyzes actual outputs and inputs.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:25 PM EDT
Leading Virtually Is Emotional
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The science of collective intelligence is clear: a positive emotional state enables the highest levels of performance. How do we reach that in the midst of social distancing and the anxiety the COVID-19 pandemic breeds? Here: practical steps to create a positive virtual working environment and daily practices to foster emotional connection.

Newswise: Rutgers Researcher Partners with NYU in Creating Sleep Apnea Machine Alternative to Ventilators and a Virus-Trapping Hood
Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:20 PM EDT
Rutgers Researcher Partners with NYU in Creating Sleep Apnea Machine Alternative to Ventilators and a Virus-Trapping Hood
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers researcher is testing modified sleep apnea machines intended to help relieve the shortage of mechanical ventilators for COVID-19 patients and is testing a prototype for a second system called the NYU Tandon AirVENT. It is a portable, personal, negative pressure hood that sucks virus particles exhaled by the wearer into a filter and traps them.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:15 PM EDT
Retail Health Clinic Leaders Help Flatten the Curve of COVID-19
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

The actions taken by retail health clinics — small primary care clinics located within retail outlets like Walmart’s Care Clinics or CVS’ MinuteClinic — will have a significant impact on public safety, and their actions may prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from overwhelming the U.S. health care system. Darden Professor Dennie Kim explains.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:10 PM EDT
Darden Executive Education Expands Digital Offerings to Advance Lifelong Learning Remotely
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Rapid strategic pivots due to the coronavirus pandemic, digital disruption at massive scale and increasingly global, complex organizations — the need for lifelong learning to advance leadership capabilities and technical skills has never been greater.

Released: 9-Apr-2020 3:10 PM EDT
University of Virginia Press Partners With the Darden School of Business on New Imprint
University of Virginia Darden School of Business

University of Virginia Press and the University of Virginia Darden School of Business have announced a publishing partnership to launch UVA Darden Business Publishing, an imprint of the University of Virginia Press. Through the partnership, UVA Press will publish books in print and digital editions under the auspices and imprint of the business school.


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