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International Blood Conference to be Held in Milwaukee

Milwaukee was selected as the site for the 60th annual meeting of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis because of the quality of research work conducted by MCW and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin.  A Milwaukee BizTimes article notes that the conference, June 23-25, will draw 1,500 health care professionals from around the world and will generate $3.2 million in business for Milwaukee firms.  Dr. Robert Montgomery (PediatricsHematology/Oncology) is President of this year’s conference.  Convention organizers include:  Drs. Gilbert White (Associate Dean for the Blood Research Institute; Medicine – Hematology/Oncology), Thomas Abshire (Pediatrics – Hematology/Oncology), and Roy Silverstein (Medicine – Administration), and Helmut Weiler, PhD, (Physiology) and Peter Newman, PhD, (Pharmacology & Toxicology).

Milwaukee Biz Times, June 20, 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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