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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

Stem cell patent to benefit MCW research

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

MACC Fund: Trapshooting Event Raises More than $100,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

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

New Database Shows Wide Variance in Costs among Hospitals

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

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