Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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In a study published in PLOS One, Jeremy Prokop, PhD, (Postdoctoral Fellow in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center – Bioinformatics) collaborated with lead authors at the University of Akron who were the first to discover leptin in birds. Until now, leptin has been considered a missing hormone in birds.
BrightSurf.com, March 25, 2014
Sept. 02 - Amy Heffelfinger, PhD and Astrida Kaugers, PhD, from Marquette University were awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study type 1 diabetes management among young children. Wauwatosa Now
Sept. 02 - A blog by Matt Cordio of Start-Up Milwaukee published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provides background information on The Commons, an academic/industry partnership which helps college students become entrepreneurs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Sept. 02 - Mingyu Liang, PhD received a four year, $1.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the role of a specific microRNA in the development of hypertension and associated kidney injury. Wauwatosa Now