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College Achievements Identified as Among “Big Ideas” from Wisconsin Research Labs

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s 2013 list of the top 10 “Big Ideas” from Wisconsin research labs includes two MCW projects: research by Howard Jacob, PhD, (Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Physiology) in genetic sequencing (with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin) and the opening of the nation’s first lab to offer whole genome sequencing; and the development of a new sepsis test (with Froedtert) by Nathan Ledeboer, PhD, (Pathology) that can provide test results faster than conventional methods. The article also notes the advantages to MCW/UWM scientific collaborations through the development of UWM’s new Innovation Campus, and quotes Robert Prost, PhD, (Biophysics) on the benefits of a new MRI scanner by GE Health. Also noted is MCW’s support of the Institute for Urban Agriculture and Nutrition through a Healthier Wisconsin Partnership grant.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/big-ideas-2013-b99168953z1-237657441.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, December 27, 2013


 

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Efforts to Fight Breast Cancer Recognized at Brewer’s Pink Out Day

Sept. 08 - Froedtert & MCW were formally recognized for their efforts to fight breast cancer at the Milwaukee Brewers’ Pink Out Day on September 6 . Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Specialty Care Provided to Patients at the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin

Sept. 08 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel identifies efforts of Milwaukee-area health organizations to address gaps in the health care system. The article highlights the work of the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin to integrate medical care and social services. Patients at the clinic have access to specialty care provided by Froedtert & MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Sampath Receives Grant to Study Genomic Factors Impacting Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Sept. 08 - Dr. Venkatesh Sampath is principal investigator of a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study genomic factors that impact necrotizing enterocolitis, a severe form of bowel disease that develops in five to ten percent of premature infants and has a mortality of 25-40 percent. Biz Times

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