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Biophysics News

Medical College of Wisconsin receives $5.5 million grant to study Alzheimer’s disease

May 2 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), has received a four-year, $5.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute on Aging to study Alzheimer’s disease. The study, called the Alzheimer’s Disease Connectome Project, will use the Human Connectome Project approach, which is aimed at constructing a map of the neural connections within and across individuals, to perform brain imaging on 300 elderly individuals.

Wisconsin researchers land NIH dementia grant

Apr. 28 - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin- Madison have received a four-year, $5.5 million grant to better understand how communication between parts of the brain changes as the result of normal aging or of dementia. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Balaraman Kalyanaraman co-authors paper on potential Parkinson’s disease treatment

Feb. 12 - Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD, chairman and professor of biophysics and Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, co-authored a paper with Anumantha Kanthasamy, MS, MPhil, PhD, W.E. Lloyd Endowed Chair in Neurotoxicology and distinguished professor and chair of biomedical sciences at Iowa State University, in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology.

Biophysics researchers publish paper identifying novel inhibitors of NADPH oxidase enzymes

Feb. 11 - Drs. Balaraman Kalyanaraman, chairman and professor of biophysics and Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research, and Jacek Zielonka, research director of the Free Radical Research Center in the department of biophysics, recently published an article in the Journal of Biological Chemistry describing ways with which inhibitors of NADPH oxidase enzyme 2 (Nox2 isoform) are identified.

Drs. Candice Klug & Kathryn Schultz author paper published in Science

Feb. 9 - Candice Klug, PhD, professor of biophysics, and Kathryn Schultz, PhD, research scientist, are authors on a paper published in Science on Feb. 5 on the structure of a bacterial enzyme responsible for conferring resistance to polymyxin, an antibiotic used to treat infections. The paper represents collaborative research between MCW’s department of biophysics and Columbia University.

Graduate student aims at brain research

Using technology and tools that the Medical College of Wisconsin was a world leader in developing, a PhD student in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and her faculty mentor are pursuing brain research with potential to benefit cancer patients.

National Biomedical EPR Center to host workshop

July 15 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s National Biomedical EPR Center will host a workshop on Friday, Aug. 21, at the Milwaukee Public Museum, and Saturday, Aug. 22, at the National Biomedical EPR Center in the Department of Biophysics.

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.

Web Extra: Interest in brain research led student to joint PhD program

In 2004, Jeannette Vizuete began in the PhD program in Functional Imaging jointly offered by the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University. Jeannette is now nearing completion of the program and the achievement of her PhD. In this Q and A, Jeannette talks about her research and the program.

PhD program joins bioscience and engineering

The Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University jointly offer a PhD program in Functional Imaging, which integrates experience in biomedical science and applied engineering in studies related to the brain.

Dean embraces role at alma mater

Dr. Joseph E. Kerschner recently became the third alumnus of the medical school to be named its Dean and the first in history with a Medical College of Wisconsin diploma. In a new interview, he discusses his path to this leadership role, his ideas and motivations, and his thoughts on alumni engagement.

PhD follows success for inventor

Noted biomedical inventor and academician Dr. Melvin Siedband found semi-retirement to be the perfect time to earn his PhD in biophysics.

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