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MCW Anesthesiology News

Dr. Bai Receives $1.4 Million NIH Grant to Study Impact of Anesthesia on Children

July 07 - Dr. Xiaowen Bai received a five-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to determine the role of microRNAs in damage to the nervous system in some children and fetuses that have been exposed to anesthetic. Wauwatosa Now

How safe is anesthesia for children?

July 02 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a five-year, $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences to determine the role of microRNAs in damage to the nervous system in some children and fetuses who have been exposed to anesthetic.

Dr. Clarke wants to build a critical mass of medical entrepreneurs

In an interview with Xconomy, Dr. William Clarke (Director of Research Commercialization, Anesthesiology) discusses his new role at MCW and his goal to build a critical mass of medical entrepreneurs to support MCW’s research technology transfer. Xcomony

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

Clarke plans to build critical mass of medical entrepreneurs

May 07 - William Clarke, MD, director of research commercialization at MCW and a pediatric anesthesiologist, was profiled in Xconomy. Xconomy

Dr. Ellinas Says Froedtert Has No Plans to Use Laughing Gas for Women in Labor

May 06 - Dr. Elizabeth Ellinas tells Metro Parent that despite increased interest in the use of nitrous oxide for women in labor, there are no plans to offer it at Froedtert. Metro Parent

Free Head and Neck Cancer Screenings Provided

May 06 - Froedtert & MCW cancer specialists provided free head and neck screenings on April 30 at the Clinical Cancer Center. WauwatosaNOW

Anesthesiology residents win eight awards at Midwest conference

May 01 - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Anesthesiology residents won five first-place awards for their PowerPoint presentations at the 2014 Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference held April 4-6 in Chicago.

Dr. Hainsworth Finds Yoga Aids Children with Chronic Headaches, Obesity

Apr 23 - In an interview with Connecticut’s National Public Radio station, Keri Hainsworth, PhD, discusses her research on the effects of yoga on children who suffer from chronic headaches, and on children who are obese. WNPR News

Dr. Clarke Named Director of Research Commercialization

Apr 22 - MCW named Dr. William Clarke as Director of Research Commercialization in the Office of Technology Development. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Becker's Hospital Review

High school student mentored by Dr. Bosnjak and Jessica Olson honored for her research project

April 17 - Karina Schmidt, a junior from Divine Savior Holy Angels High School in Wauwatosa, won the Best in Fair award at the Badger State Science and Engineering Fair for a project she conducted under the guidance of Dr. Zeljko Bosnjak, Professor of Anesthesiology and Physiology, and Jessica Olson, a graduate student. As part of the award, Schmidt received a paid trip to Los Angeles to compete in an international science fair.

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. Kersten Wins Kidney Foundation’s Annual Ballroom Dancing Contest

Feb 6 - Dr. Judy Kersten was selected as the 2014 individual winner of the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin’s ballroom dancing contest fundraising event.

Dr. Judy Kersten to participate in Kidney Foundation’s ballroom dance fundraiser on Jan. 25

Jan. 14 - Judy R. Kersten, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, will be in the spotlight on Saturday, Jan. 25, participating in a National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin ballroom dance competition to pay tribute to organ donors and raise the visibility of the importance of organ, tissue and eye donation.

Dr. Clifford Co-Authors Article on Goal-Setting Strategies for Scientific and Career Success

Dec 11 - Philip Clifford, PhD, co-authored an article in Science Careers on goal-setting strategies for scientific and career success. Science Careers

Dr. Clifford Serves as Keynote Speaker at Wayne State’s Postdoc Appreciation Week

Oct 22 - Philip Clifford, PhD, provided the keynote address at Wayne State University’s inaugural Postdoc Appreciation Week. Prognosis E-News

Drs. Kersten and Sethumadhavan to be Honored at Women in Science Awards Luncheon

Oct 14 - Dr. Judy Kersten and Savitha Sethumadhavan, PhD, will be honored at MCW’s Women in Science Awards Luncheon on October 17. WauwatosaNOW

MCW Joins with University of Minnesota to Study Ways to Lessen CPR Injuries

Oct 8 - Drs. Matthias Riess and Tom Aufderheide and Martin Bienengraeber, PhD, are co-recipients of a five-year, $5.4 million NIH grant to investigate new ways to lessen injuries after cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
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