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Study Finds Dexamethasone More Effective than Prednisone for Childhood Asthma Treatment

Dr. Grant Keeney (Pediatrics-Emergency Medicine) authored a study published in Pediatrics that found that dexamethasone may be more effective in treating asthma in children than prednisone. The study found that dexamethasone might lead to fewer side effects like vomiting. Also, children also require only one or two doses of dexamethasone, compared to five days of prednisone.

http://www.dailyrx.com/dexamethasone-asthma-attacks-may-be-alternative-prednisone

dailyRx News, February 12, 2014
 

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Dr. Budde Receives Neilsen Foundation Grant to Study Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

July 30 - Matthew Budde, PhD received a two-year, $300,000 grant from the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation for Spinal Cord Injury to study recovery and care for spinal cord injury patients. Wauwatosa Now

MCW to Provide Advanced Emergency Medicine Training to Belize Hospital Physicians, Nurses

July 30 - MCW’s Department of Emergency Medicine has entered into a relationship with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize and the Belize Ministry of Health in which MCW will provide advanced training in emergency medicine to the hospital’s doctors and nurses. Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has the largest and busiest emergency department in Belize. The Guardian

New Marquette President Wants to Build Milwaukee’s Research Infrastructure

July 30 - In an interview with BizTimes, Marquette University’s new President Michael Lovell, PhD, said he wants to build Marquette’s research that generates intellectual property. He said he wants to help create a research infrastructure in Milwaukee that engages MCW, Children’s Hospital, MSOE, and UWM. Biz Times

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