New understanding of ‘superantigens’ could lead to improved staph infection treatments

Researchers at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine explain that the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus not only causes illness, but undermines the body’s ability to heal — a finding that could point toward new approaches to fighting infection.

Scout’s Super Bowl story is a viral hit

A 7-year-old Golden Retriever named Scout and UW–Madison’s School of Veterinary Medicine are already stealing the show in the run-up to the Super Bowl. Scout’s story, in the form of a 30-second commercial for WeatherTech, has already received an overwhelming reaction since it was first released on Tuesday.

Here is what you need to know about novel coronavirus, according to a panel of UW–Madison experts

As details of the virus and its effects continue to emerge, UW physicians, epidemiologists, public health officials, scientists and communication experts addressed questions and concerns from the public.