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National Biomedical EPR Center to host workshop

July 15 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s National Biomedical EPR Center will host a workshop on Friday, Aug. 21, at the Milwaukee Public Museum, and Saturday, Aug. 22, at the National Biomedical EPR Center in the Department of Biophysics.

Dr. James Hyde, Karen Hyde to be honored by Museum of Wisconsin Art

Apr. 27 - James S. Hyde, PhD, the James S. Hyde Professor of Biophysics and Director of the National Biomedical EPR Center, and his wife, Karen Hyde, will be honored by the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MOWA) on June 13 during the museum’s Art Ball 2015.

Dr. Kalyanaraman Receives $2.6 Million NIH Grant to Study Alcohol Liver Disease

Mar. 9 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, (Biophysics) and collaborators at the University of Pennsylvania were jointly awarded a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the role of an enzyme in alcohol liver disease. Biz Times

MCW researchers awarded new U.S. patent for neuroprotective compounds

Mar. 4 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research and Professor and Chairman of Biophysics, Joy Joseph, PhD, Associate Professor of Biophysics (retired), and their collaborator, Anumantha Kanthasamy, MS, MPhil, PhD, W.E. Lloyd Endowed Chair in Neurotoxicology, Chair of the Biomedical Sciences Department and Distinguished Professor at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, were recently awarded U.S. Patent 8,962,600 for Neuroprotective Compounds and Their Use.

Injury and cell damage in alcohol liver disease

Mar. 3 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the University of Pennsylvania have received a joint five year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to study the role of an enzyme in alcohol liver disease.

Dr. Kalyanaraman gives presentation during Jagiellonian University event

Feb. 24 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, Chairman and Professor of Biophysics and Director of the MCW Free Radical Research Center, gave a presentation during Jagiellonian University's 42nd Winter School of Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology in Zakopane, Poland.

Cardiovascular Redox Signaling Symposium registration extended

Oct. 29 - The Nov. 14 Cardiovascular Redox Signaling Symposium at the Medical College of Wisconsin will feature four internationally renowned keynote speakers — Ivor Benjamin, MD; John M. Denu, PhD; Richard A. Cohen, MD and Jay W. Heinecke, MD – who will address new vascular biology developments and redox biology concepts as related to cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Klug Receives $1.2 Million NIH Grant to Advance Understanding of Endotoxin

Oct.14 - Candice Klug, PhD received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to advance the understanding of how endotoxin, a major component of disease-causing bacteria, is transported within the cell. Wauwatosa Now

Center for Imaging Research seeks grant applications

Oct. 2 - The Center for Imaging Research seeks grant applications to provide vital funding for innovative imaging-based research projects at the 3T and 7T scanners. The Center will issue five $5,000 and five $15,000 awards to be used for MRI scanner fees and applicable subject stipends and transportation costs.

Drug mitigates early Parkinson’s symptoms in mouse model

Oct. 9 - A team of researchers has shown that long-term administration of a novel drug to mice exhibiting Parkinson’s disease-like symptoms is effective in mitigating loss of smell, improving motor coordination and preventing the tendency to fall – all early symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. A manuscript highlighting these findings has been accepted for publication in the journal, Neuroscience Letters.

MCW Researcher to Investigate Bacterial Endotoxin

Oct. 7 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Sciences to advance the understanding of how endotoxin, a major component of disease-causing bacteria, is transported within the cell.

Dr. Prost Contributes to Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Article on GE Healthcare Advances

Sept. 24 - Robert Prost, PhD contributes to a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel feature article on business and technology advances at GE Healthcare. Dr. Prost discusses GE Healthcare’s substantial lead in developing hyperpolarized tracers. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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