JULY 26: Global Health Tuesday features UW and Michigan researchers who studied blacklegged ticks in the U.S.
A new study confirms that, compared to earlier versions of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the omicron variant causes less severe disease in mice and hamsters, which are reliable models for understanding COVID-19. The findings, previously available …
The National Institutes of Health is investing in three teams working to develop a vaccine against a broad range of coronaviruses. Among them is a research collaboration, the Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine consortium, led by UW–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Professor of Pathobiological Sciences Yoshihiro Kawaoka, who is also a GHI Advisory Committee member.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz speaks with WORT 89.9 FM on what the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report means and the importance of taking action.
Some vaccinated people infected with COVID-19 in Wisconsin in June and July had just as much virus in their nasal passages as newly infected unvaccinated people, according to a new study published Saturday ahead of …
The UW-Madison Global Health Institute is hiring a postdoctoral research associate who will work with GHI Director Jonathan Patz and faculty from The Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Applications are due May 14. Requirements: Ideal …
GHI Advisory Committee Member Ajay Sethi shares insight on how vaccinated individuals can have open conversations about risk, comfort levels as they navigate under relaxed social guidance.
GHI Advisory Committee Member and professor of epidemiology Tony Goldberg discusses the onset of the coronavirus and why we should be prepared for another pandemic.
GHI Director Jonathan Patz is co-author on new paper published in PARKS: The International Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation.
In the Midwest, we’re used to seeing big fields dotted with cattle and steel barns bustling with broiler chickens. Beef, poultry, and pork are common in our daily meals, whether mixed in pasta or placed …
In a new article, GHI Postdoctoral Research Associate Valerie Stull explores how edible insects promote human health.
“If this isn’t the wake-up call, nothing is going to be,” says Tony Goldberg, a professor of epidemiology at UW and a GHI Advisor Committee member.
JULY 20, 4:00 p.m.: HOT Topic Seminar with Robert Schneider, associate professor of Urban Planning, UW-Milwaukee, presenting “How to Increase Walking and Bicycling: Mode Shift Theory and Supporting Studies,” on WebEx.
In Peru, the potato plays a big role in the nations identity. Now, a trio of CALS scientists has helped extend this rich tradition by introducing a new, frost-resistant variety that can help Peruvian potato farmers contend with difficult growing conditions caused by a changing climate. It’s the latest outcome of a decades-long collaboration with Peruvian researchers that is still going strong.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) has been named a Center of Excellence in the Global Virus Network (GVN).
Freshwater mussels are dying across the country, including Virginia and Wisconsin. A team, including UW-Madison, looks at whether infection could be the culprit.
GHI Advisory Committee member Anne Pringle and several graduate students, instructors and visiting mycologists gathered to investigate Wisconsin’s mushrooms, collect samples, share mycological gossip and debate the evolution of these enigmatic organisms.
“Across campus and the planet, we work together to tackle health challenges,” GHI Director Jonathan Patz writes in the report’s introduction. “Together, we are working toward a more just, sustainable, and healthy world.”
Valerie Stull, a recent doctoral graduate of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, is the lead author of a new pilot clinical trial that looks at what eating crickets does to the human microbiome. Stull will be joining GHI in the fall.
Grad student Laurel Myers bridges human-animal health with help from the new Henry Anderson research award.