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Family holds out hope for a cure for a rare genetic disorder

Research at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute and MCW is providing hope for families with children with rare muscular disease.  Michael Lawlor, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and director of the Pediatric Pathology Neuromuscular Laboratory, discussed gene therapy that has been effective in treating muscular disease in dogs with the same condition that affects humans. Dr. Lawlor is working with Jennifer Strande, MD, PhD, assistant professor of cardiovascular medicine; and collaborators at other institutions to get new therapies approved for children with MTM and other neuromuscular diseases.

http://www.620wtmj.com/news/local/Tonight-at-10-Hope-On-Four-Legs-254547751.html

WTMJ-TV, April 9, 2014


 

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules in Favor of MCW in Whistleblower Case

July 29 - The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled in favor of MCW in a case that affirmed lower court rulings that Wisconsin’s whistleblower law only protects people who actually receive a salary from the institution they file a complaint against. WPR

MCW and CHW on the front lines of concussion research

July 29 - A story on WUWM-FM explores the increase in concussion in children nationwide, and prevention, treatment and research around youth concussion. Kevin Walter, MD, associate professor of orthopaedic surgery and director of the Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine program at Children’s Hospital, was interviewed for the story. WUWM-FM

Dr. Pintar Discusses Research on Angled Front/Side Impact Crashes

July 29 - In an ABC-TV/Channel 12 report, Frank Pintar, PhD discusses research in MCW’s Vehicle Crashworthiness Lab at the Zablocki VA Medical Center on angled front/side impact crashes. The report notes that MCW research has contributed to the development of side, curtain, and knee airbags in automobiles. Dr. David Milia discusses the types of injuries created by angled crashes that are treated at the Children’s and Froedtert Trauma Centers. WISN

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