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
Sept. 29 - The 20th annual Ridin’ to a Cure event was held in Oconomowoc on September 27. Fox 6 News covered the ride’s kickoff live. Carol Williams, PhD, professor of pharmacology and toxicology at MCW and a breast cancer researcher, is a regular participant in the ride. She was interviewed for the story. WITI TV
Sept. 25 - Brendan Quirk, a research scientist in the neurology department, will portray a Civil War doctor in this weekend’s 24th annual Wade House Civil War Weekend in Greenbush, Wis. Quirk is the great-great-grandson of the 24th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment and a regular participant in re-enactments across the state. Manitowoc Herald Tribune
Sept. 25 - The Milwaukee Business Journal named Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Froedtert Health as winners in the large company division for the 2014 Healthiest Employers Awards. Milwaukee Business Journal