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Location: Lugano
Affiliation: swissuniversities
Life Sciences - May 25
Claudia Magrin and Martina Sola are two researchers in neuroscience and PhD students at USI. They both work at the Laboratory for biomedical neurosciences of the Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, in the research group led by Dr. Paolo Paganetti. They are currently working on a study on the relationship between Tau and P53 proteins in response to DNA damage, published in Communications Biology, one of Nature's scientific journals.
Health - May 25

In March 2020, the Swiss Learning Health System (SLHS), which is coordinated by the University of Lucerne, invited its partners - including USI - to think and work on ways current research efforts in Switzerland and outside of the country can be supported and strengthened to address the international COVID-19 emergency.

Media - May 19

USI European Journalism Observatory (EJO) has been mapping the impact of the pandemic on journalism in various countries around the world since March with a series of articles on this issue, all available here and constantly updated.

Economics - May 18

As we enter a new phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, with the gradual reopening of productive and commercial activities, many people are wondering if and how we will return to normal and, above all, if there will be an effective economic recovery ahead.

Economics - May 25

USI Institute for Economic Research (IRE, Faculty of Economics) covers various areas, including the study of the evolution of electricity prices in Ticino, Switzerland and the European Union.

Health - May 18

A project was launched to test on a voluntary basis those who are potentially more exposed to SARS-CoV-2: healthcare workers. From 16 April volunteers have been tested in Ticino for antibodies generated by the new coronavirus infection.

Health - May 18

The Canton Ticino was the first region in Switzerland to be hit by the Covid-19 outbreak, leading local authorities to act quickly and efficiently to avoid the much feared overloading of the healthcare system.

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