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Three MCW leaders named 2015 Distinguished Service Award winners

Aug. 27 - Three Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) leaders have been chosen to receive Distinguished Service Awards for 2015. The awards, which represent MCW’s highest faculty and staff honor, will be presented at MCW’s Convocation Ceremony on October 6.

Dr. Stucky Co-Authors Study Identifying Serotonin Receptor as Key Mediator of Eczema

June 24 - Cheryl Stucky, PhD is a co-author of a study led by University of California – Berkeley scientists that identified a serotonin receptor as a key mediator of eczema and other forms of itch. The report is published in Neuron. Health Canal

Dr. David Bolender named Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists

Apr. 8 - David Bolender, PhD, associate professor of cell biology, neurology and anatomy, has been named a Fellow of the American Association of Anatomists. The rank of Fellow is designed to honor distinguished members who have demonstrated excellence in science and in their overall contributions to the anatomical sciences. Fellows are considered to be in the top 10% of all eligible members.

MCW sleep expert quoted in Forbes

Feb. 25 - Carol Everson, PhD, professor of cell biology, anatomy and neurobiology, was quoted in a Forbes story about the importance of sleep and the link between sleep deprivation and disease. Forbes

MIT Researchers Build on Dr. Duncan’s Work to Create Liver Cells for Malaria Research

Feb. 11 - Building on earlier research work with Stephen Duncan, DPhil, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created liver cells derived from stem cells that can be infected with malaria and used to test potential drugs. Health Canal

Dr. Everson Discovers that Sleep Deprivation Causes Cellular Damage

Dec. 15 - Carol Everson, PhD is lead author of a study published in Sleep that found that sleep deprivation causes damage to cells, especially in the liver, lung, and small intestine. Medical News Today and Milwaukee Courier

MCW researchers find link between sleep deprivation and cell damage

Dec. 8 - Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have discovered a link between sleep loss and cell injury. Results of a new study find sleep deprivation causes the damage to cells, especially in the liver, lung, and small intestine. Recovery sleep following deprivation heals the damage.

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