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Dr. Harder Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Study How Astrocytes Affect Other Brain Cells

David R. Harder, PhD, (Associate Dean for Research; Physiology; Medicine; Pediatrics) received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute  to study how astrocytes, the cells that support neurons in the brain and spinal cord, affect the genetic makeup and function of other cells in the brain.

Wauwatosa Now, June 17, 2014

 

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Ridin’ to a Cure

Sept. 29 - The 20th annual Ridin’ to a Cure event was held in Oconomowoc on September 27. Fox 6 News covered the ride’s kickoff live. Carol Williams, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MCW and a breast cancer researcher, is a regular participant in the ride. She was interviewed for the story. WITI TV

MCW scientist to participate in Civil War re-enactment

Sept. 25 - Brendan Quirk, a research scientist in the neurology department, will portray a Civil War doctor in this weekend’s 24th annual Wade House Civil War Weekend in Greenbush, Wis. Quirk is the great-great-grandson of the 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and a regular participant in re-enactments across the state. Manitowoc Herald Tribune

Froedtert Hospital, Health System Win Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Awards

Sept. 25 - The Milwaukee Business Journal named Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Health as winners in the large company division for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Awards. Milwaukee Business Journal

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