Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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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.
dailyRx News, February 12, 2014
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
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
Aug. 28 - A new Wisconsin Hospital Association database on hospital costs for various procedures shows a wide variance in costs among southeast Wisconsin’s hospitals. Milwaukee Business Journal