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MCW Allergy, Asthma and Immunology News

Why one man’s story should be motivation for prostate screening

May 12 - Fox 6 News profiled a local man whose prostate exam revealed cancer, and who received treatment at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. Monday, May 12 is the annual free prostate screening at Miller Park. WITI-TV

Dr. Grayson Comments on Why Some People First Develop Allergies in Their 30s

April 29 - In an article in the Washington Post, Dr. Mitchell Grayson discusses theories on why some people first develop allergies when they are in their 30s. The Washington Post

Dr. Grayson Discusses Theories on Why People First Develop Allergies in their 30s

Apr 24 - In an article on Slate.com, Dr. Mitchell Grayson discusses theories on why some people first develop allergies when they are in their 30s. Slate

Worn Down by Health Problems, Woman Discovers Art of Living

Apr 7 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel profiled a local woman living with a common genetic disorder called 22q. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Chiu Discusses Difficulties of Differentiating between a Cold and an Allergy

Mar 18 - Dr. Asriani Chiu discusses the difficulties of differentiating between a cold and an allergy based on symptoms in an article on WebMD. WebMD

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

Dr. Kristich Receives $378,000 NIH Grant to Study Drug Resistance in Bacteria

Feb 25 - Christopher J. Kristich, PhD, is principal investigator for a two-year, $378,000 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease to study the mechanisms underlying drug resistance in bacteria. WauwatosaNOW

Dr. Mitchell Grayson named to NIAID study section

Nov. 06 - Mitchell Grayson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics (Allergy/ Immunology), and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has been selected to be a member of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research study section for a four year term ending in 2017.

Researcher to study new therapeutic targets for elephantiasis

Sept. 16 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a two-year, $475,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study new therapeutic targets for lymphatic filariasis, a parasitic disease that causes lymphedema and elephantiasis, characterized by severe swelling of the extremities.

Dr. Grayson Comments on Study on Genetic Origins of Human Allergies

Aug 2 - Dr. Mitchell Grayson provides expert comment in a U.S. News & World Report article on a study on a connective tissue disorder that could provide information on the genetic origin of nearly all human allergies and allergic diseases. U.S. News & World Report

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