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Dr. Hillard Contributes to Study Linking Lack of Sleep to Obesity

Cecilia Hillard, PhD, (Director of the Neuroscience Research Center, Pharmacology and Toxicology) contributed to a University of Chicago-led study reported at the Endocrine Society’s Annual Meeting that found that insufficient sleep may contribute to weight gain and obesity.

http://www.sciencecodex.com/too_little_sleep_may_trigger_the_munchies_by_raising_levels_of_an_appetitecontrolling_molecule-114190

Science Codex, June 17, 2013

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MCW In the News

Girls Suffer Worse Concussions, Study Suggests

Apr 14 - Girls who suffer concussions may have more severe symptoms that last longer than boys, according to new research published by Shayne Fehr, MD. US News & World Report

Violence Prevention Initiative Featured on WUWM-FM

Apr 11 - MCW’s Violence Prevention Initiative, a community academic partnership funded through the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, was featured on WUWM’s “Lake Effect.” WUWM-FM

Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Apr 10 - Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease. WTMJ-TV

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