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July 16 - July 22

Race to Cure Sarcoma, July 16

07-16-20179:00 AM All Day Event

The Race to Cure Sarcoma™ Milwaukee 5K Walk/Run/Roll is a family friendly event, organized by the Sarcoma Foundation of America (SFA), to raise both awareness and resources for sarcoma research nationally through the SFA and locally through the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Registration and event details:

  • All events take place at Fowler Lake Park in Oconomowoc
  • Teams and individuals can register online
  • Registration is $40 per person
  • Register by July 10 in order to receive a tee shirt
  • A post-event celebration will feature fun activities for all ages

Proceeds from the event support sarcoma research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. This is the first year for this event.

Pilot Grant Cancer Center Application Due July 17

07-17-2017 All Day Event

Applications for MCW Cancer Center Pilot Funding Grants are due to the Cancer Center.

Radiology Grand Rounds “Material Magnetism as an MRI Biomarker”July 17

07-17-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Kevin Koch, PhD, Associate Professor, Radiology, presents “Material Magnetism as an MRI Biomarker.”

MCWCC Visiting Professor, Riccardo Alessandro, PhD, July 18

07-18-20174:00 PM  - 5:00 PM

“Exosomes as new actors in the modulation of the tumor microenvironment”

Presented by:

Riccardo Alessandro, PhD

Chief, Department of Biopathology and Medical Biotechnology

Professor, Biology and Genetics School of Medicine

University of Palermo


Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Location: MACC Fund Research Center Conference Room 3075

Physiology Seminar "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Glomeruli Yearning to be Scored" July 19

07-19-20178:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

John Bukowy Graduate Student – Cowley Lab, presents "Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Huddled Glomeruli Yearning to be Scored."

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Symposium "Changemakers in Science" July 19

07-19-201712:30 PM  - 4:30 PM

Join us in celebration of changemaking research! The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) Research and Education Program (REP) will showcase biomedical research projects funded by the Responsive Component at its first annual research symposium, Changemakers in Science. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear about the exciting and innovative work of Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) investigators and a special keynote by Raul A. Urrutia, MD.

Uncle Larry Fest Golf Outing, July 20

07-20-201711:00 AM  - 10:00 PM

The Uncle Larry Fest Golf Outing benefitting Drive Fore A Cure will be held Thursday, July 20, at the Scenic View Country Club in Slinger. With generous support from Larry Goeman, this event is complimentary with a donation.  All participants receive golf, cart, range, a beer & wine tasting and a pork chop dinner. 

Dennis Bush, a cancer survivor, founded Drive Fore a Cure, and he continues to work on the event committee for Uncle Larry Fest.

Registration and event details: (PDF)

  • Registrations and tee times are available as you arrive, starting at 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. 
  • Dinner follows golf, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Beer and wine tasting at 6 p.m.
  • Brief remarks by Dr. Parameswaran Hari at 6:30 p.m.
  • Live auction at 7 p.m.

Proceeds from the event support hematologic (blood) cancer and transplantation research being conducted by Parameswaran Hari, MD, MRCP, MS, Clinical Director of the Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Program and Professor of Medicine (Hematology/Oncology) at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Since 2005, Drive Fore a Cure has raised nearly $260,000 to support MCW cancer research.

Kaleidoscope Film Series "The Homestretch" July 20

07-20-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

Kaleidoscope Film Showing of "The Homestretch"

Vision Science Guest Lecture "ATF6 - The New Achromatopsia Gene" July 20

07-20-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"ATF6 — The New Achromatopsia Gene and Lessons Learned from the Tübingen Achromatopsia Biobank," presented by Susanne Kohl, PhD, group leader, lecturer and associated head, Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Centre for Ophthalmology, University of Tübingen

Pediatric Grand Rounds "The Frank Sterner Lecture: Patent Ductus Arteriosus and Neonatal Morbidity: Reexamining the Data" July 21

07-21-20178:30 AM  - 9:30 AM

To review the hemodynamic consequences of a patent ductus arteriosus and to examine the current evidence from controlled clinical trials and animal studies that support or refute a role for the patent ductus arteriosus in neonatal morbidity.

Solid Tumor Oncology Scientific Research Retreat, July 21

07-21-201711:45 AM  - 5:00 PM

Solid Tumor Oncology Scientific Research Retreat hosted by Dr. Wong and the Division of Hematology and Oncology. 

Children's Research Institute Conference "Regulation of the Ductus Arteriosus in the Term and Preterm Infant" July 21

07-21-201712:00 PM  - 1:00 PM

"Regulation of the Ductus Arteriosus in the Term and Preterm Infant" presented by Ronald Clyman, MD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics (Neonatology/Perinatology), University of California - San Francisco



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