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Dr. Kumar Reports that Sepsis is Five Times Lower for Pregnant Women

In a presentation at the Critical Care Congress, Dr. Gagan Kumar (Medicine-Pulmonary and Critical Care) reported that the incidence of severe sepsis was nearly five times lower and the risk of death from severe sepsis was 43% lower during pregnancy, compared with nonpregnant women, in a large retrospective study on data on more than 47 million pregnancy-related discharges. The Critical Care Congress is sponsored by the Society for Critical Care Medicine.

http://www.familypracticenews.com/news/infectious-diseases/single-article/sepsis-less-common-less-deadly-in-pregnancy/f34db6b8c2d36fa9e3c5a78809ac983b.html

Family Practice News, February 13, 2014
 

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Dr. Beyer Receives Office of the NIH Director Grant to Study Novel Disease Models

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

MCW-Led Concussion Advanced Research Corps Includes, Virginia Tech, UCLA, UNC

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

Drs. Sengputa and Banerjee Receive $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Study Chronic Pelvic Pain

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

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