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Minor Electric Shocks Used to Treat Sleep Apnea

An article in Medical Daily highlights a research study conducted by Dr. B. Tucker Woodson (Otolaryngology and Communications Sciences) who grafted tiny probes to the tongues and lung nerves of patients with obstructive sleep apnea. When sleep apnea occurs, the probes send a minor electric shock opening airways without waking the patient.

http://www.medicaldaily.com/shock-away-your-sleep-apnea-tiny-electric-pulses-tongue-prevent-blocked-airways-255655

Medical Daily, September 5, 2013

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MCW In the News

Dr. Lawlor Discusses Research on Rare Genetic Muscular Disorder

Apr 22 - NBC-TV/Channel 4 reported on research being conducted by Dr. Michael Lawlor on Myotubular Mypathy, a rare genetic muscular disorder. WTMJ-TV

Dr. Jones Contributes to New York Times Article on Painkiller Use by Pregnant Women

Apr 22 - Dr. Cresta Jones contributes to a New York Times article on the surge in prescriptions for opioid painkillers for pregnant women. New York Times

Dr. Clarke Named Director of Research Commercialization

Apr 22 - MCW named Dr. William Clarke as Director of Research Commercialization in the Office of Technology Development. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Becker's Hospital Review

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