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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.

Dr. Duncan Discusses How Stem Cell Clinical Trials will Progress to Standard Treatments

Nov. 26 - In an article in the (UW-Madison) Badger Herald, Stephen Duncan, DPhil, (Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy) discusses how stem cell clinical trials will move to standard treatments in the coming future. Badger Herald

Symposium Held on ALS Patient, Clinical and Research Perspectives

Nov. 13 - MCW’s Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology & Anatomy, and the Neuroscience Research Center hosted a symposium entitled “Icing ALS: Patient, Clinical and Research Perspectives” on November 6. Wauwatosa Now, Biz Times

Drs. Stucky, Ilatovskaya Receive MCW’s 2014 Women in Science Awards

Nov. 12 - Two MCW researchers recently received MCW Women in Science awards. Cheryl L. Stucky, PhD received the 2014 Women Pioneers in Research Award. Daria Ilatovskaya, PhD, a Postdoctoral Fellow in Physiology, received the 2014 Edward J. Lennon, M.D. Award for an Outstanding Woman Postdoctoral Researcher. Wauwatosa Now

MCW scientist to investigate mediators of sickle cell disease pain

Nov. 11 - Katherine Zappia, a graduate student at the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a two-year, $85,000 fellowship from the Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to investigate the mediators contributing to the pain experienced in sickle cell disease.

Women in Science awards

Nov. 5 - At the annual Women in Science awards luncheon, Cheryl Stucky, PhD, (cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy) was honored with the annual Women Pioneers in Research award for her work investigating the causes of pain and sensitivity to cold and heat, particularly in sickle cell patients. Biz Times

Women in Science series honors MCW researchers

Oct. 29 - Two Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) female researchers will be honored at MCW’s annual Women in Science Awards Luncheon on October 29.

Dr. Duncan Presents on Stem Cell Research before Milwaukee Rotary Club

Oct. 22 - In a presentation to the Milwaukee Rotary Club, Stephen Duncan, DPhil discussed stem cell research and the potential to repair damaged tissues. Wisc Politics

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