With the official U.S. death toll from the pandemic recently reaching 500,000 people, Covid-19 is now the leading cause of death in the U.S., and more lives have been lost to the pandemic than to World War II and the Vietnam War combined. This Elemental newsletter article features University of Arizona psychologist Mary Frances O’Connor, a specialist in grief, explaining … Read More
Three Questions with Dr. Michael Saag
Associate Dean for Global Health, Director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research and Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Dr. Michael Saag has gained national attention by participating in news conferences and speaking with reporters to share his experience with COVID-19 and encourage the public to follow basic safety precautions to protect themselves and others … Read More
Effects of Social Isolation during Covid-19
November 1, 2019 – The McKnight Brain Research Foundation hosted its eleventh annual Poster Reception in Chicago, Illinois on Sunday, October 20, 2019. From the 68 posters presented by scientists from the four McKnight Brain Institutes, six were selected to receive cash awards and certificates for display.