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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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MCW In the News

Dr. Friedland Discusses Links Between Hearing and Heart Disease

Sept. 23 - KFVE-TV in Honolulu is one of 50 TV stations nationwide that reported on research by Dr. David Friedland on the links between hearing and heart disease. KFVE-TV

Dr. Hargarten Calls for Research on Why Some Wisconsin Counties Have Higher Suicide Rates

Sept. 23 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten discussed the variance in suicide rates in different Wisconsin counties. Marshfield News Herald

Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Sept. 23 - The State of Wisconsin marked Suicide Prevention Awareness Week. Wisconsin Health News reports that a recent report co-authored by MCW’s Injury Research Center showed that there was an average of over 700 suicides per year in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Health News

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