Care New England Announces Letters Of Intent for System and Memorial Hospital
Care New England

Care New England Health System of Providence, Rhode Island (CNE), announced today it has elected to join Partners HealthCare of Massachusetts, signing..Read More

Bakers fined after workers suffer hand injuries
Health and Safety Executive

Penrith based bakery Bells of Lazonby Limited has been fined after two workers suffered hand injuries while operating machinery on site. Carlisle Magi..Read More

2017 Nursing Research Day
University of Minnesota

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2017. Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation..Read More

Second Carolina Nanoformulation Workshop Shares Discoveries in Nanomedicine

Scientists from industry and academia came together at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy to learn about and to get hands-on experience with the late..Read More

Dr. Asthana answers questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia on Wisconsin Public Radio
University of Wisconsin

Dr. Sanjay Asthana, director of the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC) and associate dean for gerontology at the UW School of Medici..Read More

OHSU rallies for science
Oregon Health & Science University

Research funding from the National Institutes of Health has advanced our understanding of the molecular underpinnings of life–and has led to cures and..Read More

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology Seminar
The University of Edinburgh

Mini-Biography: Hiten Madhani is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School ..Read More

BOHS Supports National 'Stop. Make a Change' Event for a Healthier, Safer Industry
BOHS 2016

On 18 April 2017, organisations from across the UK infrastructure sector will take part in a national Stop. Make a Change event with sites, offices an..Read More

Community Memorial Hospital seeks vendors
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

 Community Memorial Hospital is seeking vendors for Cheery Cherry Fall Fair. Those wishing to participate should fill out an exhibitor application as ..Read More

Alumnus focus is medication safety and children
University of Wisconsin

James Hoffman, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP, associate member, St. Jude Faculty, Chief Patient Safety Officer, and Director, Medication-Use Safety Residenc..Read More

Students and siblings bond through the college experience on Sibs Day
University of Wisconsin

Undergraduate Celeste Huff and her sister Melina, 6, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., stop to dance a polka by Bascom Hall and the Abraham Lincoln statue as..Read More

Culturally Competent Care for Military Veterans 4/22Collaborative Center for Health Equity
University of Wisconsin

The Center would like to share an event for UW-Madison students coming up on Saturday, April 22 ~ Attention all health care students, faculty, and pre..Read More

Limited funding opportunity

The VP for Research has announced the launch of the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences FY2018 internal competition.  UVA has been invited..Read More

Gillings researchers find further evidence that bats may be evolutionary source of MERS

The evolutionary origins of Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are unknown, but a collaborative team including researchers..Read More

High Point Regional and Johnston Health Earn Top Safety Grades from Leapfrog

 UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, UNC REX Healthcare in Raleigh,  Johnston Health in Smithfield and Clayton, and High Point Regional earned top “A” grade..Read More

UNC research featured in PBS segment on PTSD

More than 2.5 million Americans have deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11, 2001. Among these veterans, chronic problems with brain heal..Read More

Parkinson’s Foundation to Host 60th Anniversary
Parkinsons Disease Foundation

The 60th Anniversary Gala to benefit Parkinson’s Foundation will take place Wednesday, May 31, 2017 in the Garden Terrace Room at the New York Botanic..Read More

Young New Yorkers for the Fight Against Parkinson’s
Parkinsons Disease Foundation

The 10th Anniversary of Celebrate Spring New York took place on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Lavo in New York City.  Hosted by the Young New Yorkers fo..Read More

Science Writer to Run Half Maratho to Benefit the Parkinson’s Foundation in Honor of Her Father
Parkinsons Disease Foundation

For Karen Ring, Ph.D., of San Francisco, CA, the personal meets the professional when it comes to her passion for fighting Parkinson’s disease. On Sun..Read More

New Commencement Ceremony Format
University of Pittsburgh

The top executive of the nation’s largest pharmacy health care company and an award-winning actress will address newly minted graduates at the Univers..Read More

Adult Smokers Trying Multiple Ways to Quit
American Lung Association

Statement of Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association, in response to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent..Read More

SMART Study Funded
The Ohio State University

 Dr. Ann McAlearney and her team on their R-01 grant application, “Searching for Management Approaches to Reduce HAI Transmission (SMART),”  being suc..Read More

UChicago Medicine gets 11th 'A' for patient safety from Leapfrog
University of Chicago

The University of Chicago Medicine earned an 11 consecutive "A" in patient safety from a prominent industry watchdog organization, according to result..Read More

Yale researchers to join March for Science
Yale News

Yale faculty, researchers, and their supporters will celebrate the vital role that science plays in improving our daily lives and the safety of our co..Read More

Marathon Risk for Non-Runners
Harvard Medical School

People who suffer heart attacks or cardiac arrests in the vicinity of an ongoing major marathon are more likely to die within a month due to delays in..Read More

Elsevier and ANPD Launch Mosby’s Medical-Surgical Nursing Orientation Course

Elsevier, the information analytics company specializing in science and health, and the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD), the o..Read More

A Matter of Facts
University of Pennsylvania

Penn Medicine is now the largest it has ever been, with five acute-care hospitals, as well as specialty care facilities and community practices from t..Read More

Memorial service for Dr. Howard Blue
Yale News

There will be a celebration of the life and career of Dr. Howard Blue, the deputy director of mental health and counseling at Yale Health, on Friday, ..Read More

Community Memorial Foundation’s 27th Spring Splendor Gala benefits end-of-life care
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin

 The 27 annual Spring Splendor Gala will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Historic Pritzlaff Building to raise funds for end-of-life care a..Read More

Funding backs next phase of Roslin research
The University of Edinburgh

Research to improve the health, welfare and sustainability of livestock farming has received a multi-million funding award from the UK Government. The..Read More

Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD Elected to AAP Council on Early Childhood Executive Committee
University of Wisconsin

Congratulations to Dipesh Navsaria, MPH, MSLIS, MD, who has been elected to Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Earl..Read More

SwedishAmerican Investing $130 Million into Downtown Rockford Hospital Campus
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is expanding its excellence in health care by investing $130 million to construct a new state-of-the art wom..Read More

Leon A. Assael, DMD
University of Minnesota

Assael is a graduate of Columbia University and earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine from Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine, as well as a ..Read More

BIOS students awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Elizabeth Chase and Taylor Lagler, students in the Department of Biostatistics at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, have won prestigiou..Read More

Cambridge Institute of Public Health PHD student takes part in University Challenge grand final
University of Cambridge

130 teams applied, 28 took part in the series, but only two made it to the grand final of the University Challenge student quiz. When we found out one..Read More

Yale College creates new neuroscience major
Yale News

Yale College undergraduates for the first time can choose neuroscience as a major. The new major was developed through a joint effort by the Departmen..Read More

New Study Quadruples Known Genetic Risk Factors for Fuchs Dystrophy
Case Western Reserve University

Bottom Line: Researchers discovered three novel genetic mutations associated with Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, the most common corneal disorde..Read More

Exposing the source
Queens University

Researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital have published the first the set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth ..Read More

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine: Dr. Praveen Raju
Cornell University

As a child, Dr. Praveen Raju and his family raised coconuts in a small village in India. He soon learned that his calling was in the United States, he..Read More

We Are Weill Cornell Medicine
Cornell University

Nurse extraordinaire Sandra Allen-Bard Sandy Allen-Bard is a leukemia nurse practitioner in the Weill Cornell Leukemia Program. She lives on the Upper..Read More

Biomedical Informatics Group Working to Manage Demand for Services
University of Wisconsin

The ICTR Biomedical Informatics (BMI) component has experienced a phenomenal growth in the number and type of requests over the past 18 months. Invest..Read More

El Nino Shifts Geographic Distribution of Cholera Cases in Africa
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Cholera cases in East Africa increase by roughly 50,000 during El Niño, the cyclical weather occurrence that profoundly changes global weather pattern..Read More

Mary H. Palmer
UNC School of Nursing

Dr. Palmer is the Helen W. and Thomas L. Umphlet Distinguished Professor in Aging in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing..Read More

Live, From the AAMC, the Virtual Medical School Fair

The 2016 pilot has taken off. This 2017 AAMC Virtual Medical School Fair drew more than twice the number of potential medical school applicants as las..Read More

Green spaces good for grey matter
The University of Edinburgh

Walking between busy urban environments and green spaces triggers changes in levels of excitement, engagement and frustration in the brain, a study ha..Read More

I’ve had the time of my life
Together for Short Lives

“Time is what we want most, but what we use worst” is a quote from William Penn, an English entrepreneur whose democratic principles are seen by many ..Read More

The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy Named Recipient of National Pharmacy Engagement Award
The Ohio State University

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy has been named as the recipient of the 2017 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community..Read More

News digest – boosting lung cancer survival, a ‘Sci-Fi’ cap for brain tumours, crisps, air pollution and… go vegan?
University of Cambridge

Early findings suggest that people with cancer could be at a higher risk of suicide than those without the disease, according to the Guardian. Cancer ..Read More

Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Conference
University of Minnesota

With a focus this year on health equity, national and local experts will describe strategies to engage patients, providers, clinics, and communities i..Read More

Congratulations to Joe Mychaleckyj and Ani Manichaikul!

Two resident faculty of the Center were recently awarded research grants. Joe Mychaleckyj was awarded (with Palak Shah) a joint UVA-Inova seed grant e..Read More