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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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Dr. Beyer Receives Office of the NIH Director Grant to Study Novel Disease Models

Oct. 01 - Andreas Beyer, PhD is principal investigator of a two-year, $470,000 grant from the Office of the Director of the NIH to generate and characterize novel disease models of use for the greater scientific community. Wauwatosa Now

MCW-Led Concussion Advanced Research Corps Includes, Virginia Tech, UCLA, UNC

Oct. 1 - Virginia Tech University has been named to participate in the MCW-led Advanced Research Core of a $30 million project to conduct the most comprehensive study of concussion. News Medical

Drs. Sengputa and Banerjee Receive $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Study Chronic Pelvic Pain

Sept. 30 - Jyoti Sengputa, PhD, and Banani Banerjee, PhD, (both Medicine – Gastroenterology and Hepatology) will serve as the primary investigators of a four-year, $1.8 million National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases grant to study the genetic and physical causes of chronic pelvic pain. Becker's ASC Review and Biz Times

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