Research, Education, and Patient Care at Medical College of Wisconsin
The Medical College of Wisconsin is a unique free-standing medical school with 1,450 faculty and $142 million of external research support. PhD degrees are awarded in basic and translational research; biochemistry; biophysics; biostatistics; cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy; microbiology and molecular genetics; pharmacology and toxicology; physiology, public and community health, and functional imaging.
Read the Medical College of Wisconsin 2014 Facts publication for more information about the size and scope of research at the college.
Research in Milwaukee.... Institutions and Collaboration
Biomedical Technology Alliance - The Biomedical Technology Alliance (BTA) seeks to enhance collaboration between academic researchers and industry. Founding institutions of the alliance include Marquette University, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of Wisconsin-Parkside and TechStar.
Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeastern Wisconsin -The CTSI represents a unique and transformative collaboration among the Medical College of Wisconsin, its campus research partners: Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital Health System of Wisconsin, VA Medical Center, and the Blood Research Institute, and the major academic institutions in southeast Wisconsin: Marquette University, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and Milwaukee School of Engineering. The CTSI is supported by an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award grant.
Milwaukee County Research Park - The Milwaukee County Research Park Corporation (MCRPC) is a non-profit organization created to manage the development of a university-related research park on 175 acres of Milwaukee County owned land in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. The Research Park will nurture technology-based companies, strengthen Milwaukee County's business base, create new employment opportunities, and facilitate technology commercialization. This objective will be accomplished by bringing together the substantial academic, intellectual, business and entrepreneurial resources of the metropolitan Milwaukee area in a physical environment conducive to such activities.
Milwaukee Institute - The Milwaukee Institute is dedicated to advancing scientific research, education and economic development through expansion and more effective use of available scientific and technical resources in the SE Wisconsin region.
Wisconsin Center of Excellence in Genomics Science - Funded by the NIH, the CEGS is a regional collaboration between the Medical College of Wisconsin, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Marquette University. The center uses a multi-disciplinary approach to focus on identifying regulatory mechanisms that turn genes on and off and determine how they may be altered by critical biological processes, diseases or environmental factors.