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MCW Joins Multi-State Network to Share Electronic Medical Record Data for Research

MCW is one of 10 medical centers joining to create the Greater Plains Collaborative, a multi-state network that will build a data set from electronic medical records that will be used to contribute to new research in the fields of breast cancer, obesity and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Nearly $500,000 of the grant will go to the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s biomedical informatics team at MCW to establish the process, methods and system for sharing information in collaboration with the grant partners. Marshfield Clinic and UW-Madison also joined the collaborative.

http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/uw-medical-school-part-of-regional-effort-to-improve-care/article_bbe5bdc6-5707-5957-a795-811bc14cc571.html

Wisconsin State Journal, January 27, 2014

http://www.bizjournals.com/milwaukee/news/2014/01/27/medical-college-of-wisconsin-joins.html

Milwaukee Business Journal, January 27, 2014

http://www.biztimes.com/article/20140129/ENEWSLETTERS10/140129746

BizTimes, January 29, 2014

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Dr. Heffelfinger Receives Grant to Study Type 1 Diabetes Management among Young Children

Sept. 02 - Amy Heffelfinger, PhD and Astrida Kaugers, PhD, from Marquette University were awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study type 1 diabetes management among young children. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Raymond Cites Opportunities for MCW Students through Academic/Industry Partnership

Sept. 02 - A blog by Matt Cordio of Start-Up Milwaukee published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provides background information on The Commons, an academic/industry partnership which helps college students become entrepreneurs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Liang Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Role of MicroRNA in Hypertension

Sept. 02 - Mingyu Liang, PhD received a four year, $1.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the role of a specific microRNA in the development of hypertension and associated kidney injury. Wauwatosa Now

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