Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Stephen Duncan, PhD, (Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy) provides expert comment in The Scientist on a research study reported in Nature that researchers at University of California San Francisco have adapted a reprogramming technique that speeds the process of converting skin cells to liver cells. Dr. Duncan notes that work is still needed to make sure the new liver cells are identical to adult liver cells.
The Scientist, February 22, 2014
Aug. 20 - A Mukwonago Chief feature article traces a Mukwonago couple’s ten-year campaign to raise awareness and research funding support for meningitis. The Becky Werner Meningitis Foundation, created in memory of their late daughter, has raised $86,000 for meningitis research studies at MCW. Living Lake Country
Aug. 20 - The Milwaukee Brewers will host “Pink Out Miller Park” on September 6 to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research and prevention. MCW’s Cancer Center is among the event’s beneficiaries. Milwaukee Brewers Baseball
Aug.20 - Bergstrom Automotive in the Fox Valley hosted a two-day “Drive for a Cure” fundraising event that raised $58,000 to support breast cancer research at the MCW Cancer Center. Since its inception in 1997, “Drive for a Cure” has raised more than $350,000. Post Crescent