Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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A front-page article in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports on a father who donated a portion of his liver to save his infant son’s life. Dr. Johnny Hong (Surgery – Transplant) discusses the case; Wisconsin’s first live liver donation from an African-American.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 29, 2014
Aug. 29 - Cellular Dynamics International Inc., a Madison-based biotechnology company, was granted a patent for its stem cell production automation process. Ulrich Broeckel, MD, professor of pediatrics (genetics) and an investigator at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute, discussed the importance of this patent and how it will help research at MCW. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Christopher’s Shoot Against Childhood Cancer, a trapshooting event, raised over $100,000 for the MACC Fund. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal