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Precision and Translational Medicine on the Cloud event

Nov. 7 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) is joining FDA Precision Medicine (precisionFDA) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to host a two-day event to introduce and provide training on recent breakthroughs to translate promising biomedical science discoveries from the bench to the Precision Medicine bedside using the most sophisticated sequencing and cloud computing methods, toolsets and resources.

MCW professors publish JAMA article on precision medicine and hypertension

Mar. 1 - In a study reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), three MCW research scientists analyzed the merits of utilizing precision medicine and incorporating epigenetic profiles to investigate individualized strategies for the prevention and treatment of hypertension. Precision medicine is a medical model that proposes the customization of health care, with medical decisions tailored to the individual patient.

Discovery World’s human genome exhibit to open Saturday, Jan. 23

Jan. 21 - In recognition of our expertise in the field of genomics, MCW has partnered with Discovery World to bring Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code, an interactive traveling exhibit, to Milwaukee on Saturday, Jan. 23. The exhibit will remain at Discovery World until National DNA Day on April 25.

MCW professor receives grant for genetic research on obesity

Dec. 11 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases to investigate the underlying genetic mechanisms of obesity.

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