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Drs. Dimmock, Jacob, and Worthy Challenge JAMA Study Questioning Accuracy of DNA Tests

In articles in The Scientist and the San Francisco Chronicle, MCW scientists Dr. David Dimmock (Pediatrics – Genetics), Howard Jacob, PhD, (Human and Molecular Genetics Center, Physiology) and Elizabeth Worthey, PhD, (Pediatrics – Genomics, Human and Molecular Genetics Center), challenge the findings of a Stanford University report in the Journal of the American Medical Association that says that technology is not yet to the point to provide patients with accurate, useful information derived from DNA tests.

http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/39400/title/Whole-Genome-Growing-Pains/

The Scientist, March 11, 2014

http://www.sfgate.com/business/article/Whole-genome-sequencing-falls-short-study-says-5308593.php

San Francisco Gate, March 12, 2014


 

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American Medical Association Profiles Dr. Simons

Sept. 15 - The AMA Wire, a publication of the American Medical Association, profiles Dr. Kenneth Simons on why he serves as a leader in the association. Dr. Simons is an alternate delegate for the AMA’s Section on Medical Schools. AMA Wire

Becker’s Hospital Review Cites Froedtert, Children’s Heart Programs

Sept. 15 - Becker’s Hospital Review named Froedtert & MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin as two of the nation’s top 100 hospitals and health systems with great heart programs. Becker's Hospital Review

Drs. Volkman and Grayson Receive NIH Grant to Identify New Therapeutic Targets for COPD

Sept. 15 - Brian Volkman, PhD and Dr. Mitchell Grayson are co-primary investigators of a one-year, $382,500 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Biz Times

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