Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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A story in Runner’s World Magazine cites Dr. Cecilia Hillard’s research on sleep and endocannabinoids. Dr. Hillard, professor of pharmacology and toxicology and director of the Neuroscience Research Center at MCW, found that eight hours of sleep nightly is best for endocannabinoid production. Endocannabinoids help create a feeling of calm in the body.
Runner’s World, April 25, 2014
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
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
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