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AHW Endowment Awards $1M for stroke survivor research

Nov. 25 - MCW’s Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW) awarded $1 million over five years to develop a new research program dedicated to increasing knowledge of rehabilitation for stroke survivors in Southeast Wisconsin.


Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment invests $1.2M in six Changemaking research awards

Nov. 25 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Endowment awarded approximately $1.2 million through the Research and Education Program’s Responsive Component to six initiatives that will advance biomedical research and test new therapies to address significant biomedical and population health problems.


Ret. Admiral Mullen to keynote Medical College of Wisconsin’s Healthcare Dinner

Nov. 16 - Admiral Mike Mullen (Ret.), 17th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and 28th Chief of Naval Operations, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's (MCW) 2015 Healthcare Dinner, Wednesday, November 18, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. MCW’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.


Medical student Jacob Thayer awarded Bennet Hiner Research Award

Nov. 13 - On Saturday, Oct. 24, the Wisconsin Neurological Society (WNS) awarded the Bennett Hiner Memorial Research Award to Jacob Thayer, a fourth-year medical student at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Thayer won for his work, “Comparison of Peripheral Nerve Axonal Area Differences in Central and Peripheral Zones of Injured and Repaired Nerves.”


Nationally renowned cancer prevention researcher to speak at MCW on Oct. 28

Oct. 16 - Please join the MCW Cancer Center in welcoming Dr. Richard Wender, Chief Cancer Control Officer for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Dr. Wender will share information about ACS cancer screening guidelines, including the new breast cancer screening guidelines that are due to be published next week.


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