University of Washington Press Release
|06/19/2020 - 12:10||
American Cancer Society Awards Research Professorships
Four leading cancer investigators are recipients of the American Cancer Society research professorship, a lifelong designation accompanied by a five-year award totaling $400,000. The awards are the most prestigious research grants made by the American Cancer Society’s Extramural Grants program. Two are new awardees and two are renewals of previous professorships. The grants begin on September 1, 2020.
|06/18/2020 - 12:45||
New Ranking Puts UT Austin Among Top Universities in the World
AUSTIN, Texas — The University of Texas at Austin is one of the world’s leading universities, one of America’s top 10 public universities and the best university in Texas, according to the Center for World University Rankings [ global ranking] released this month.
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|06/17/2020 - 19:06||
Living with Depression Today to Partner with us Clinics to Raise Awareness for Covid-19 Mental Health Issues in America
The mental healthcare blog is seeking local clinics in the USA to help spread awareness on rising depression rates during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United-States of America.
|06/17/2020 - 12:18||
Statements on Gov. Evers delivery of $19 million to the University of Wisconsin System for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses
MADISON, Wis.—Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers today directed $19 million to the University of Wisconsin System for COVID-19 pandemic-related expenses. UW System announced this week that its 13 universities will offer on-campus instruction this fall.
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|06/15/2020 - 18:08||
UCLA receives nearly $14 million from NIH to investigate gene therapy to combat HIV
UCLA researchers and colleagues have received a $13.65 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate and further develop an immunotherapy known as CAR T, which uses genetically modified stem cells to target and destroy HIV.
|06/15/2020 - 05:39||
ISPOR Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors
Lawrenceville, NJ, USA —June 15, 2020— ISPOR —The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research announced the results of its recent elections and its 2020-2021 Board of Directors. The Society’s membership selected its new president-elect and directors with the 2020-2021 board assuming office on July 1, 2020.
|06/09/2020 - 14:24||
UC Berkeley No. 1 U.S. public, 12th best globally in World University Rankings
UC Berkeley ranks first among U.S. public universities and 12 th in the world among both public and private universities, according to the latest Center for World University Rankings (CWUR).
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|06/02/2020 - 03:31||
ISPOR Short Course Program Now Offered Virtually
Real-World Evidence, Health Technology Assessment, Machine Learning, and US Payers Are Among the Course Topics Offered.
|06/01/2020 - 15:23||
Health Sciences Students Analyze COVID-19 Published Research
To help health care providers and policymakers better understand the immense amount of coronavirus research being released daily, health care volunteers are evaluating the quality of the articles and distilling the information into a manageable format.
|06/01/2020 - 02:12||
GPO Director Names New Members to the Depository Library Council
WASHINGTON –U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Director Hugh Nathanial Halpern announces the appointment of five new members to the Depository Library Council (DLC), each of whom serves a three-year term. DLC members advise the GPO Director on policy matters relating to the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP).
|05/27/2020 - 17:08||
Princetons Phi Beta Kappa chapter honors Haynes, Lloyd with teaching awards
The Princeton University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa is giving its annual awards for excellence in undergraduate teaching to Melissa Haynes , lecturer in classics , and Wyatt Lloyd , assistant professor of computer science .
|05/25/2020 - 18:07||
EvoLLLution Article Features Workcred's Efforts on Embedding Certifications into Undergraduate Programs
In a featured interview with Holly Zanville, strategy director for the future of learning and work at Lumina Foundation, Karen Elzey, associate executive director of Workcred, discussed the growing interest in embedding industry-recognized certifications into college and university degree programs. The interview was published on May 25, 2020, by the online newspaper publication, The EvoLLLution , which covers topics related to non-traditional higher education.
|05/24/2020 - 02:29||
Special Tactics Airman leads outreach programs for COVID-19 relief
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. (AFNS) -- Capt. Jack Gouge, an Air Force special tactics officer assigned to the 17th Special Tactics Squadron at Fort Benning, Georgia, is leading outreach efforts to collect more than 1,000 pounds of food and supplies for COVID-19 relief in Puyallup, Washington.
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|05/21/2020 - 03:16||
ISPOR Holds Its First Completely Virtual Conference
Virtual ISPOR 2020 Plenaries Focused on Health Policy, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, Cost-Effectiveness Analysis, and COVID-19
|05/20/2020 - 18:01||
UC Berkeley top U.S. public, fourth-best overall in QS World rankings
Harvard University, Stanford University and MIT took the top three spots, with Columbia University behind Berkeley to round out the top five universities with the highest overall scores across the four criteria of research, learning experience, diversity and internationalism, and employability.
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|05/19/2020 - 21:55||
Konica Minolta to Support COVID-19 Studies with High-End Personal Computers at Planetarium in Tokyo during Closure
The company also expresses its sincere respect to the governments and local communities that work on the frontline to prevent the spread of infections, as well as healthcare professionals who are dedicated to diagnosing and treating people through the difficult time.
|05/19/2020 - 21:07||
Innovative Approaches to Cost-Effectiveness Analysis in Healthcare
Lawrenceville, NJ, USA ?May 20, 2020? ISPOR ?The Professional Society for Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) held its third and final Virtual ISPOR 2020 plenary session this afternoon, ?On the Road to Enhanced Cost-Effectiveness Analysis?New Directions, New Milestones.? Virtual ISPOR 2020 is the Society?s first completely virtual conference that was redesigned as an online event when the COVID-19 pandemic required a necessary cancellation of the in-person conference.
|05/18/2020 - 19:00||
Tor users: An untapped resource for Wikipedia?
Users of anonymous browsing software Tor make contributions to Wikipedia that are just as valuable as those made by other groups of editors and are more likely to engage with controversial topics, according to a newly published research paper co-authored by Rachel Greenstadt , an associate professor of computer science and engineering, and doctoral candidate Chau Tran , who was the lead author.
|05/18/2020 - 16:51||
COVID-19: UW study reports staggering death rate in US among those infected who show symptoms
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
|05/18/2020 - 11:41||
SELLAS Establishes Independent Data Monitoring Committee of Leading Clinical and Biostatistics Experts for Pivotal Phase 3 REGAL Clinical Trial
Independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMC) to Review and Evaluate Patient Safety and Efficacy Data for Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Galinpepimut-S in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Second Remission Moshe Talpaz, M.D., Associate Director of Translational Research and Associate Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center to serve as DMC Chair Thomas Fleming, Ph.
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|05/15/2020 - 04:31||
Ocean breathability key to past, future habitat of West Coast marine species
Marine life off the West Coast, from Mexico up through Canada, inhabit the California Current. The cool, nutrient-rich water supports life from invisible phytoplankton to the economically important salmon, rockfish and Dungeness crab to the majestic orcas.
|05/14/2020 - 00:24||
Bike commuting accelerated when bike-share systems rolled into town
LimeBike, shown here, is a bike-share system serving cyclists in Seattle.Jackson Holtz/University of Washington.
|05/13/2020 - 17:36||
Faculty/staff honors: Rare Care plant program honor, society presidency, Jackson School Task Force recognized and a powerful personal essay
Recent honors to University of Washington faculty and staff have come from the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Washington Native Plant Society, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the Republic of Ghana.
|05/13/2020 - 16:39||
Department of Public Safety earns distinctive accreditation
The University of Rochester Department of Public Safety (DPS) has received full accreditation from the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), the leading authority for campus public safety. DPS recently demonstrated to outside, impartial experts its compliance with national standards that denote current best practices in the profession. Fewer than 100 agencies have earned this distinctive recognition. This is the first term of IACLEA accreditation for DPS.
|05/13/2020 - 14:25||
Data Detectives Track the Pandemic
Posted on May 13, 2020 in California Pacific Medical Center, Expanding Access, Innovation, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Quality, Research, Scroll Images, Transformation.