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Governor Signs Legislation Requiring Newborn Cardiac Screening Test

At a ceremony March 3rd conducted at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Governor Scott Walker signed legislation requiring all newborn babies to be tested for a critical congenital heart defect. MCW endorsed the legislation. Dr. Stuart Berger (Pediatrics – Cardiology) discusses the importance of the test in a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel article.

http://fox6now.com/2014/03/03/gov-scott-walker-signs-newborn-screening-bill-into-law/

Fox 6 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.cbs58.com/news/local-news/Wisconsin-Law-Will-Require-Pulse-Oximetry-Screening-in-Newborns-248288441.html

CBS 58 News, March 3, 2014

http://www.jsonline.com/watchdog/watchdogreports/scott-walker-to-sign-newborn-screening-bill-b99216969z1-248207401.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, March 3, 2014

http://www.wpr.org/governor-signs-bill-encouraging-heart-defect-screening-newborns

Wisconsin Public Radio, March 4, 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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