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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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Dr. Campbell Named as MCW’s First Eminent Scholar

Sept. 02 - William B. Campbell, PhD has been named as MCW’s first Eminent Scholar. The Eminent Scholar program recognizes and rewards excellence in academic and scholarly achievement that ordinarily would be funded from an endowed chair. MCW names one Eminent Scholar every year, and the term is five years. Wauwatosa Now

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

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