Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery and neurology and director of brain injury research, was involved in an assessment of commercially available computerized neurocognitive tests to evaluate concussion. He and fellow researchers concluded that a single test is generally not sufficient to evaluate traumatic brain injury, and further assessment is recommended for people with suspected concussion.
Psych Central, December 27, 2013
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