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Human and Molecular Genetics Center selected to run Undiagnosed Disease Network sequencing center

Sept. 29 - The Human and Molecular Genetics Center (HMGC) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with Illumina, has been selected as one of two National Institutes of Health genomic sequencing sites for the Undiagnosed Disease Network (UDN). The UDN was created to use DNA sequencing and other strategies to advance laboratory and clinical research and to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with rare diseases.

Auditory attention mechanisms in aging

Sept. 25 - A collaborative team of researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study changes in neural systems to better understand deficits in auditory attention, which is the ability to focus on specific sounds while ignoring others, in adults.

MCW to explore planning for School of Pharmacy

Sept. 25 - The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will explore the feasibility of opening a school of pharmacy. A feasibility study will include several considerations related to an immersive three-year curricular model, class size, tuition, and a distributed model with possible campuses in Green Bay or Central Wisconsin.

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MCW Alumni Stories

Alumni form bond, share passion for global growth of rehabilitation medicine

Two alumni from different generations have formed a friendship and an alliance that is bringing the physical medicine and rehabilitation specialty to developing nations. Dr. Andrew Haig’s international leadership complements Dr. Asare Christian’s efforts to bring PM&R to his native Ghana.

Seniors match to residency programs

At the Medical College of Wisconsin, 181 fourth-year medical students obtained first-year residency positions on Match Day 2013.

Alumni support vital for MCW-Green Bay

Philanthropy is critical for the development of MCW’s community campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin. A retired orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. William F. Schneider and his wife, Sandy, have continued their lifelong dedication to medicine and medical education with a generous gift supporting MCW-Green Bay.

Past Chairman of the Board welcomed as Honorary Alumnus

The Alumni Association named Edward J. Zore a 2014 Honorary Alumnus.

Team of experts advances concussion recovery studies

Building on decades of experience in traumatic brain injury research, MCW investigators are being tapped by the National Football League and General Electric to develop tools for the objective diagnosis of concussion and evaluation of an athlete’s recovery from concussion. A team that includes Drs. Michael McCrea, Shi-Jiang Li and Thomas Hammeke received one of only six Head Health Challenge grants issued nationwide.

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