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Blood Cells Transformed to Beating Heart Cells for Cardiovascular Research

A WISN-TV news story profiles the work of Ulrich Broeckel, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute. Dr. Broeckel’s work involves the use of stem cells that have been transformed from adult blood samples into beating heart cells, and studying those cells to learn more about the causes of cardiovascular disease.

http://www.wisn.com/news/health/blood-samples-being-used-to-create-heart-cells-for-research-in-milwaukee/24361032

WISN-TV, February 9, 2014

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Study Involving Dr. Fangman Finds Addicts in Rural Areas Often Aren’t Screened for Hepatitis C

April 23 - Dr. John Fangman is a co-author of a study reported in Harm Reduction Journal that found that intravenous drug users in rural areas are often not screened for hepatitis C. Drug Addiction Treatment

Dr. Fehr Finds that Girls Suffer Concussions Worse than Boys

April 23 - CBS-TV news and multiple additional news outlets reported on a study by Dr. Shayne Fehr that found that girls who suffer a concussion may have more severe symptoms that last longer compared to boys. CBS News, Health Day and US News

Dr. Lawlor Discusses Research on Rare Genetic Muscular Disorder

Apr 22 - NBC-TV/Channel 4 reported on research being conducted by Dr. Michael Lawlor on Myotubular Mypathy, a rare genetic muscular disorder. WTMJ-TV

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