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Sequencing genes can pinpoint rare illnesses. Might it help with other problems?

A story in the Washington Post profiles the whole genome sequencing program at MCW and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. David Dimmock, MD, pediatric geneticist, was interviewed in the piece, which is excerpted from a longer story in The New Scientist.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/sequencing-genes-can-pinpoint-rare-illnesses-might-it-also-help-with-other-problems/2014/02/24/f8294cfe-165b-11e3-be6e-dc6ae8a5b3a8_story.html

The Washington Post, February 24, 2014

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Mukwonago Couple’s Ten-Year Campaign to Raise Awareness, Funds for Meningitis Research

Aug. 20 - A Mukwonago Chief feature article traces a Mukwonago couple’s ten-year campaign to raise awareness and research funding support for meningitis. The Becky Werner Meningitis Foundation, created in memory of their late daughter, has raised $86,000 for meningitis research studies at MCW. Living Lake Country

“Pink Out Miller Park” Supports Breast Cancer Research

Aug. 20 - The Milwaukee Brewers will host “Pink Out Miller Park” on September 6 to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research and prevention. MCW’s Cancer Center is among the event’s beneficiaries. Milwaukee Brewers Baseball

Bergstrom Automotive “Drive for a Cure” Raises $58,000 for Breast Cancer Research

Aug.20 - Bergstrom Automotive in the Fox Valley hosted a two-day “Drive for a Cure” fundraising event that raised $58,000 to support breast cancer research at the MCW Cancer Center. Since its inception in 1997, “Drive for a Cure” has raised more than $350,000. Post Crescent

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