Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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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.
Health Canal, February 4, 2014
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 4, 2014
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
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.
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