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Dr. Roy Silverstein installed as president of the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research

Apr. 28 - Roy L. Silverstein, MD, Linda and John Mellowes Professor and Chair of the Department of Medicine, was installed as President of the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR) on April 21 at the organization's annual meeting in Chicago.

Gut studies hold promise for prevention

Medical College of Wisconsin researchers are studying intestinal bacteria as a promising new approach for the prevention of heart attacks and a range of other conditions, including pediatric liver disease and antibiotic-resistant, hospital-acquired infections.

Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to fund over $1 million in research

Oct. 29 - The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) is set to fund more than $1 million in research in the region. This funding will be used in response to the recently released CTSI Pilot and Collaborative Clinical and Translational Research Grants Request for Applications (RFA). Research emphasis areas will include two important health areas that affect patients and communities in the Milwaukee area - health disparities research and cardiovascular research. Waukesha Now

Two opportunities – FDA fellowships in regulatory science & BRAIN Human Research

Oct. 15 - The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) has posted new funding and training opportunities on its Website.

Public Policy Forum luncheon to look at collision of mental health and justice systems

Sept. 30 - On Monday, Oct. 26, there will be a Public Policy Forum Viewpoint Luncheon around the topic, When the Mental Health and Justice Systems Collide. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 10499 Innovation Dr. in Wauwatosa. The annual event is presented through a partnership with the Milwaukee Regional Research Forum and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI).

New video showcases value CTSI adds to Southeastern Wisconsin

Sept. 24 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has created a new video to showcase the tremendous value the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) offers our researchers, our partners and the region.

Renewed CTSA grant boosts MCW’s opportunities for partnership and impact

Aug. 18 - MCW will build on its position as a leader in collaborative biomedical research, education and patient care with a renewed $20 million, five-year grant awarded by the National Institutions of Health (NIH) to the Clinical and Translation Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin.

Health Care Innovation Pitch Event will Draw Venture Capitalists from Across the Nation

June 30 - The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin will hold a Health Care Innovation Pitch Event in December modeled off ABC-TV’s “Shark Tank.” Selected applicants will be able to pitch their ideas to a panel of life science venture capitalists from across the nation. Top overall health care innovation startups presented at the event will be eligible for prizes valued at more than $100,000. Biz Times

Lunch & lecture to feature director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences

June 5 - The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin is hosting a luncheon and lecture on June 29 that features Chris Austin, MD, director of the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Austin will give a presentation titled, "Catalyzing Translational Innovation."

Translational Research Unit offers infrastructure for MCW, VA research collaboration

May 21 - The Medical College of Wisconsin and its Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) partners have developed four Translational Research Units (TRUs) to provide resources and advanced technology for researchers and collaborators wishing to conduct collaborative, translational studies. These include an adult TRU, a pediatric TRU, a community TRU, and the VA TRU, located at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

MCW team collaborates to cardiovascular phenotype the Berne Amish

May 19 - A team from the Medical College of Wisconsin, led by Jennifer L. Strande MD, PhD, joined with researchers from Northwestern University and the Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center in Berne, IN, to study the Amish community in Berne.

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