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.
Nov. 16 - Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) 2015 Healthcare Dinner, Wednesday, November 18, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. MCW’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.
Aug. 25 - The 28th annual LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit MCW’s Digestive Disease Center will be held August 24 at the Wisconsin Country Club in Milwaukee. The “On Course for a Cure” tournament features Ladies Professional Golf Association players, who will team up with hundreds of community leaders to raise funds for Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis research at the Digestive Disease Center. Wauwatosa Now
Aug. 20 - The 28th annual LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Digestive Disease Center will be held Monday, Aug. 24, at the Wisconsin Country Club at 6200 W. Good Hope Road in Milwaukee.
Aug. 10 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to research the pathophysiology of graft versus host disease in allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients (HSCT).
Aug. 6 - The 28th annual LPGA Pro-Am Golf Tournament to benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Digestive Disease Center will be held Monday, Aug. 24, at the Wisconsin Country Club, 6200 W. Good Hope Road in Milwaukee.
Aug. 4 - Somna Therapeutics, a start-up company based on manufacturing the Reza Band developed by Dr. Reza Shaker (Medicine – Gastroenterology & Hepatology; Senior Associate Dean for the Clinical & Translational Science Institute), is featured in Milwaukee BizTimes cover story on start-up companies. The Reza Band helps patients with severe reflux disease. Biz Times
July 29 - Dr. Toku Takahashi (Surgery – Colorectal) tells Time magazine that stomach grumbling is one phase of a larger process called migrating motor complex, which ensures that the stomach and intestines stay active and continue to clear away detritus between meals. Time
July 28 - Dr. Reza Shaker received a five-year, $664,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to continue the Gastroenterology Postdoctoral Research Training Program for 10 postdoctoral fellows interested in a research career in academic gastroenterology. Wauwatosa Now
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