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College News features stories about the scientific and health care work of the Medical College's research and physician faculty.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Sept. 1

Aug. 29 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Sept. 1, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Predicting and preventing necrotizing enterocolitis

Aug. 29 - A collaborative team of researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) Research Institute, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study genomic factors that impact necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a severe form of bowel disease that develops in five to ten percent of premature infants and has a mortality of 25-40 percent.

Better care for spinal cord injury patients

Aug. 27 - A collaborative team of researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study spinal cord tissue in patients with spinal cord injury for better patient care.

Melodie Wilson Oldenburg Breast Cancer Symposium planned for October 3

Aug. 26 - The Department of Surgery is hosting the Froedtert/Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Melodie Wilson Oldenburg Breast Cancer Symposium on Friday, October 3 in the MCW Alumni Center.

The Role of MicroRNA’s in High Blood Pressure

Aug. 26 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a four year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study the role of a specific microRNA in the development of hypertension and associated kidney injury.

Dr. Sid Singh named a "Rising Star" by Becker's Hospital Review

Aug. 26 - Siddhartha Singh, MD, associate chief medical officer for Medical College Physicians and Froedtert Hospital, was honored by Becker's Hospital Review as one of 25 health care leaders under 40.

CTSI grant to fund childhood diabetes study

Aug. 25 - A collaborative team of researchers from Marquette University, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study type 1 diabetes management among young children.

"State of the Gut" conference planned for September 19

Aug. 25 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is hosting the 7th annual “State of the Gut” An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders at the Sheraton Brookfield Hotel on Friday, September 19.

Ballet Performance to Benefit Cancer Center

Aug. 22 - This Sunday, August 24, the Telugu Association of Greater Milwaukee will present Godha Kalyanam in the Kuchipudi Dance Ballet at 11 a.m. the Hindu Temple of Wisconsin in Pewaukee. Proceeds will benefit Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center. The performance is open to the public.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 25

Aug. 22 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 25, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

William Campbell, PhD Named Eminent Scholar

Aug. 21 - William Campbell, PhD, Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Toxicology, was awarded an Eminent Scholar designation at the July meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin.

Timely diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis

Aug. 21 - A collaborative team of researchers from the Blood Research Institute at BloodCenter of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study accurate and timely diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia and thrombosis.

Froedtert and MCW team up for the Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure

Aug. 20 - Join the 16th annual Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin Race for the Cure as a member of Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin’s team. The run/walk is Sunday, September 21 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. The mail-in registration deadline is August 31. The online deadline for team sign-up is September 5.

Ovarian cancer spheroids versus single ovarian cancer cells in vitro

Aug. 20 - A research scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study the effects of mesothelial cells on patient-derived ovarian cancer spheroids (clusters of ovarian cancer cells).

UPDATE: Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 18

Aug. 19 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 18, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Better breathing for sleep apnea patients

Aug. 18 - A research scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study the role of pharyngeal tissue properties in obstructive sleep apnea.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 18

Aug. 15 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 18, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

CTSI to Sponsor Conference on Patient Safety and Quality Improvement

Aug. 14 - The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) is sponsoring a conference on patient safety and quality improvement on Tuesday, Sept. 16 from 8am to 3pm at Marquette University's Alumni Memorial Union Grand Ballroom.

MCW provides emergency medicine training to Belize’s busiest ER

Aug. 13 - A team of doctors, nurses, and EMT personnel from the nation of Belize has completed two weeks of intensive training with emergency medicine specialists in Milwaukee to strengthen the capabilities and response development of Belize’s busiest emergency department.

Protect the Package© Golf Outing on September 6 to benefit MCW Cancer Center

Aug. 13 - The Protect the Package© Golf Outing will take place on Saturday, September 6, at the Scenic View Golf Course Club in Slinger with a shotgun start at 1:15 p.m.

Radiologist Dr. Sarah Beth White Awarded RSNA R&E Foundation Research Scholar Grant

Aug. 11 - Sarah Beth White, MD, assistant professor of radiology and surgical oncology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been awarded a two-year, $150,000 Research Scholar Grant by the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research and Education (R&E) Foundation to study metastatic colorectal cancer.

The Partisan Primaries are Coming a Month Early This Year!

Aug. 11 - The partisan primaries are coming a month early this year, so tomorrow, Aug 12 is the primary election date

MCW to host surgical pathology conference in Milwaukee

Aug. 08 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s department of pathology will sponsor “The Midwestern Conference: Update Course in Surgical Pathology,” September 12th – 14th at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Milwaukee.

Dr. Julie E. Tetzlaff appointed Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Education

Aug 08 - Julie E. Tetzlaff, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin, has been appointed Assistant Dean of Postdoctoral Education by Ravi P. Misra, PhD, Dean of the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 11

Aug. 08 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 11, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

MCW to design national clinical trial for treatment of a lung disease in primary immunodeficiency

Aug. 07 - The Medical College of Wisconsin and the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute have received a one-year, $280,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to design a multi-center clinical trial.

Inaugural MCW Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo Attracts Hundreds

Aug. 07 - Everybody had a chance to play at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Adaptive Sports and Recreation Expo on July 26 at Nathan Hale High School in West Allis.

MCW applauds State Building Commission for release of regional campus funding

Aug. 06 - The Medical College of Wisconsin received more than $5 million from the State Building Commission to develop two new medical school campuses in Green Bay and Central Wisconsin.

Support MCW Breast Cancer Research At Bergstrom Automotive Drive for a Cure

Aug. 06 - On Friday, August 15th and Saturday, August 16th, Bergstrom Automotive in Appleton will host Drive for a Cure, a two-day event to support breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

Pancreatic Cancer Symposium planned for September 5

Aug. 06 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Surgery is hosting the Fall Pancreatic Cancer Symposium on Friday, September 5 at the Milwaukee Art Museum.

On Course for a Cure 2014 DDC Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Aug. 06 - The MCW DDC Pro-Am Golf Tournament, now in its 27th year, will feature LPGA Professionals who will team up with community leaders to raise funds for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Digestive Disease Center (DDC).

Primary care providers accepting new patients

Aug. 06 - Drs. Paul Bergl and Theresa Maatman, primary care providers at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Internal Medicine Clinic, are accepting new patients.

Dr. Beth Drolet begins term as President of Society for Pediatric Dermatology

Aug. 04 - Beth Drolet, MD, took the helm July 1 as President of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology (SPD). The SPD is the only national organization in the United States specifically dedicated to promoting, developing and advancing education, research and care of skin disease in all pediatric age groups.

Dr. Daisy Sahoo named Vice Chair for Research-Dept of Medicine

Aug. 01 - We are pleased to announce that Dr. Daisy Sahoo has been named Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Medicine, effective September 1, 2014.

Lane closures around campus during the week of Aug. 04

Aug. 01 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Aug. 04, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.

Judie Bernarde Cancer Golf Outing to benefit MCW Cancer Center

Aug. 01 - The 9th annual Judie Bernarde Cancer Golf Outing for Cancer Research will take place on Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Edgewater Golf Club in Grafton. Registration and a self-serve lunch begin at 11 a.m., followed by a 1 p.m. tee-off. Proceeds from the event will support breast cancer research at the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.

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