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MCW Endocrinology News

TOPS Club Commits $205,000 for Obesity Research

Apr 8 - TOPS Club, Inc., a Milwaukee-based weight loss organization, has committed $205,000 toward MCW research obesity and metabolic disorders. BizTimes

Dr. Donohoue to be Honored at Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Event

Mar 5 - Dr. Patricia Donohoue will be honored at the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s 18th annual black-tie gala on March 8 at the Pfister Hotel. The Morning Blend (Today's TMJ4)

TOPS Club gives $205,000 for obesity research

Mar. 04 - Continuing its generational relationship with the Medical College of Wisconsin, TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) has donated $205,000 to support innovative research in obesity and metabolic disorders.

Dr. Ebert Receives Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Grant

Feb 25 - Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy announced that Allison Ebert, PhD, is one of eight scientists worldwide who will share in $600,000 in basic science research awards to study the disorder. Families of SMA

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.

For Fifty Year, Drs. Ted and Jane Kotchen Balance Marriage and Research

Oct 8 - Drs. Ted and Jane Kotchen are featured in an NBC/Channel 4 news report on the how the couple has balanced marriage and research over the past 50 years. Today's TMJ4

Married Doctors Work Together to Save Lives

Oct 2 - Jane Kotchen, MD, and Theodore Kotchen, MD, were profiled in a WTMJ-TV news story. WTMJ-TV

MCW to collaborate on PCORI study examining pediatric diabetes self-management

Sept. 25 - The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) awarded $2 million to a team of researchers from the University of Wisconsin – Madison and the Medical College of Wisconsin to implement and evaluate a patient-centered approach to improving outcomes for kids with Type I diabetes.

Dr. Carroll Finds Long-Term Use of Cushing’s Drug Causes Endometrial Thickening

Aug 7 - Dr. Ty Carroll and colleagues reported at the annual meeting of the Endocrine Society that long-term use of the drug mifepristone to treat Cushing’s syndrome was associated with endometrial thickening. Ob.Gyn. News

Dr. Daisy Sahoo receives the Daniel McCarty Award for Research Excellence

Jun 27 - Daisy Sahoo, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Endocrinology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition), has been awarded the Department of Medicine’s 2013 Daniel McCarty Award for Research Excellence. This award, named for Dr. Daniel McCarty, the 4th MCW Chair of Medicine (1974-1989), is presented to an Assistant Professor or early Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine who demonstrates significant research accomplishment and who shows promise of leadership and mentorship.

Dr. Patel Explains the Differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

June 3 - Dr. Shailendra Patel explained the differences between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in a CBS/Channel 58 news report. CBS/Channel 58

Dr. Patricia Donohoue appointed to American Board of Pediatrics Sub board of Pediatric Endocrinology

Jul 08 - Patricia Donohoue, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Endocrinology, was invited by the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) leadership to serve on the ABP Sub board of Pediatric Endocrinology. Dr. Donohoue will serve a six-year term.

Telenovela Informs Hispanic Community about Type 2 Diabetes

July 17 - Dr. Elaine Drew was principal investigator for a collaborative project with Milwaukee’s United Community Center in which a Spanish-language telenovela was prepared to provide Milwaukee’s Hispanic community with information on Type 2 diabetes. Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Congratulations to the Class of 2012

The 99th annual commencement took place on May 18 at the Milwaukee Theatre, at which the Medical College of Wisconsin and its Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences awarded 202 MD, 38 PhD, 27 MS, 4 MA, and 18 Master of Public Health degrees, as well as bestowed numerous honors.

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