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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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Woman Travels from Oklahoma to Contribute Stem Cells to Brother

July 22 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports on an Oklahoma woman who traveled to Milwaukee to donate stem cells to her brother, who is being treated for leukemia. Fox 6 Now

Golf Outing Supports Blood Cancer and Transplant Research

July 22 - The Drive for a Cure golf benefit, which supports MCW blood cancer and transplant research, was held July 14 the Westmoor Country Club. On Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel Article on Gross Anatomy Course Receives National Recognition

July 22 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson won the third-place award in the Best American Newspaper Narrative Contest for “The Course of Their Lives,” a story that followed a group of MCW first-year students through their gross anatomy course. Johnson's story also was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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