Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In a New York Times article, Dr. Joseph Kerschner provides expert comment on a New England Journal of Medicine study that found that in children with ear tubes, topical antibiotics drops are more effective in treating leaky discharge caused by ear infection than oral antibiotics or observation. Dr. Kerschner noted that it is fairly well-accepted among otolaryngologists that new guidelines encouraging the use of topical antibiotics should be employed. He encourages parents to let pediatricians know that oral antibiotics should be considered for this condition.
The New York Times, February 19, 2014
Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal