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Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse Awards $100,000 Grants to Drs. Flister, Jeong & McNally

June 9 - The Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse awarded two-year, $100,000 grants to three MCW faculty members: Michael Flister, PhD, (Physiology), Hyeongnam (Joseph) Jeong, PhD, (Dermatology), and Mark McNally, PhD, (Microbiology & Molecular Genetics). Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Hwang Receives National Psoriasis Foundation Grant to Use Brain Scans to Study Psoriasis

June 8 - Dr. Sam Hwang (Dermatology) received the National Psoriasis Foundation’s A. Marilyn Sime Discovery Grant to use brain scans to study pathways involved in psoriatic itch. Dr. Hwang will test whether this technique can be used to measure improvements in itch following treatment. The Street and Phys.org

Research Finds that Low Birth Weight is Major Cause of Infantile Hemangiomas

Apr. 1 - Woman’s Day magazine reports that research conducted at MCW found that low birth weight is the single largest cause of infantile hemangiomas, birthmarks that resemble strawberries. Woman's Day

Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

Oct. 17 - A collaborative team of researchers from Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study early biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease, and attempt to identify opportunities for effective early interventions.

Dr. Drolet Praises Study on Pediatric Chronic Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

Aug. 07 - Dr. Beth Drolet, President of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, praises a Rush University study presented at the Society’s annual meeting that found that pediatric chronic cutaneous lupus erythematosus transforms into systemic disease in one-quarter of cases. Family Practice News

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