Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In an article in Business Insider, Cecilia Hillard, PhD, (Neuroscience Research Center, Pharmacology and Toxicology) said that a “contact high” from exposure to marijuana smoke is a psychological phenomenon. She explained that tetrahydrocannabinol, (THC) the active ingredient in marijuana, is trapped in the lungs; little residual THC is present in exhaled air.
Business Insider, January 16, 2014
Oct. 01 - Andreas Beyer, PhD is principal investigator of a two-year, $470,000 grant from the Office of the Director of the NIH to generate and characterize novel disease models of use for the greater scientific community. Wauwatosa Now
Oct. 1 - Virginia Tech University has been named to participate in the MCW-led Advanced Research Core of a $30 million project to conduct the most comprehensive study of concussion. News Medical
Sept. 30 - Jyoti Sengputa, PhD, and Banani Banerjee, PhD, (both Medicine – Gastroenterology and Hepatology) will serve as the primary investigators of a four-year, $1.8 million National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases grant to study the genetic and physical causes of chronic pelvic pain. Becker's ASC Review and Biz Times