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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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Shooters take aim at helping fight cancer

Aug. 21 - “Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer,” an event founded in honor of a Delafield boy with brain cancer, netted more than $100,000 this year. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Becker’s Identifies 100 Accountable Care Organizations to Know

Aug. 21 - Becker’s Hospital Review identifies Integrated Health Network of Wisconsin as one of the nation’s 100 accountable care organizations to know. Becker's Hospital Review

LPGA ProAm Golf Tournament to Support Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis Research

Aug. 21 - The 27th annual Ladies Professional Golf Association Pro-Am Golf Tournament benefitting MCW’s Digestive Disease Center will be held Monday, August 25, at the Wisconsin Country Club in Milwaukee. Proceeds from the event support research on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Wauwatosa Now

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