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Recent News Releases

Cynthia A. Lien, MD, appointed Chair of anesthesiology at MCW

Aug. 18 - Cynthia A. Lien, MD, has been appointed Chair of the department of anesthesiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), effective November 14, 2016, pending approval by the MCW Board of Trustees. Dr. Lien currently serves as professor of anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City and attending anesthesiologist at NewYork Presbyterian Hospital.

MCW receives grant to increase understanding of the genetics of Tuberculosis resistance

Aug. 3 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study the genetics of the immune system in relation to Tuberculosis (TB) and TB resistance.

MCW researchers lead imaging study of patients with genetic color vision disorder

Aug. 2 - Motivated by an upcoming gene therapy trial sponsored by Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC), researchers with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Advanced Ocular Imaging Program (AOIP) have undertaken leadership in a multicenter natural history study to analyze the structure of the eye’s color-detecting cone cells in patients with a genetic color vision disorder. The initial results, which appear in the current issue of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, show that high-resolution adaptive optics imaging could help physicians determine the potential effectiveness of these new gene therapies on various patients.

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