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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

Dr. Friedland Discusses Links Between Hearing and Heart Disease

Sept. 23 - KFVE-TV in Honolulu is one of 50 TV stations nationwide that reported on research by Dr. David Friedland on the links between hearing and heart disease. KFVE-TV

Dr. Hargarten Calls for Research on Why Some Wisconsin Counties Have Higher Suicide Rates

Sept. 23 - Dr. Stephen Hargarten discussed the variance in suicide rates in different Wisconsin counties. Marshfield News Herald

Suicide Prevention Awareness Week

Sept. 23 - The State of Wisconsin marked Suicide Prevention Awareness Week. Wisconsin Health News reports that a recent report co-authored by MCW’s Injury Research Center showed that there was an average of over 700 suicides per year in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Health News

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