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GE and National Football League Award Head Health Challenge Grant to Dr. McCrea

Michael McCrea, PhD, (Neurosurgery, Neurology) and MCW were one of 16 entities worldwide to receive a $300,000 Head Health Challenge grant from General Electric and the National Football League. Dr. McCrea and his team will use innovative MRI scanning technology to determine the direct effects of sport-related concussions on brain structure and function.  Up to six of the awardees will win an additional $500,000 award in 2015.

http://www.jsonline.com/news/health/concussion-research-grant-goes-to-medical-college-of-wisconsin-doctor-b99190280z1-241643411.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, January 23, 2014

http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2014/01/23/medical-colleges-mccrea-wins-head.html

Milwaukee Business Journal, January 23, 2014

http://biztimes.com/article/20140123/ENEWSLETTERS02/140129877/0/daily_enews

BizTimes, January 23, 2014

http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20140123-908542.html

The Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2014

http://fox6now.com/2014/01/23/medical-college-of-wi-team-earns-grant-to-research-concussions/

Fox 6 News, January 23, 2014

http://www.cbs58.com/news/local-news/Local-concussion-research-team-receives-NFL-grant-241726961.html

CBS 58 News, January 23, 2014

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MCW In the News

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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