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Researchers Collaborate with Boston Children’s on Pharmacogenomics Study

MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin are collaborating with Boston Children’s Hospital on the first pharmacogenomics study to use genetic information to predict if a child will have a reaction to medications, and ultimately develop individualized therapy for patients. Boston Children’s Hospital will enroll 1,000 pediatric patients in the study, and researchers at MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin will conduct the pharmacogenomics studies.

http://www.healthcanal.com/child-health/47279-using-genomics-to-make-personalized-safer-medication-choices-for-kids.html

Health Canal, February 4, 2014

http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/news/243530971.html

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 4, 2014

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$2.6 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Study New Treatment Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer

Michael Dwinell, PhD and Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD received a five-year, $2.6 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study new therapeutic approaches to treat pancreatic cancer. Wauwatosa Now

$3.1 Million NIH Grant Awarded to Study Housing Options for HIV-Positive Individuals

July 21 - Julia Dickson-Gomez, PhD, and Steven Pinkerton, PhD, (both Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine – Center for AIDS Intervention Research) received a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study different housing models for HIV-positive, chronically homeless individuals. Wauwatosa Now

U.S. News & World Report Names Froedtert as Metro Milwaukee’s Top Hospital

July 21 - U.S. News & World Report named Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin as Metro Milwaukee’s top ranked hospital for 2014-15. Froedtert ranked among the top national providers in diabetes and endocrinology; ear, nose and throat; gastroenterology and GI surgery; nephrology; pulmonology; and urology. Milwaukee Business Journal, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Biz Times

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