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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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Ridin’ to a Cure

Sept. 29 - The 20th annual Ridin’ to a Cure event was held in Oconomowoc on September 27. Fox 6 News covered the ride’s kickoff live. Carol Williams, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MCW and a breast cancer researcher, is a regular participant in the ride. She was interviewed for the story. WITI TV

MCW scientist to participate in Civil War re-enactment

Sept. 25 - Brendan Quirk, a research scientist in the neurology department, will portray a Civil War doctor in this weekend’s 24th annual Wade House Civil War Weekend in Greenbush, Wis. Quirk is the great-great-grandson of the 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and a regular participant in re-enactments across the state. Manitowoc Herald Tribune

Froedtert Hospital, Health System Win Business Journal’s Healthiest Employers Awards

Sept. 25 - The Milwaukee Business Journal named Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Health as winners in the large company division for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Awards. Milwaukee Business Journal

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