Recent online news stories that have featured MCW Faculty experts.
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A story in the Wisconsin State Journal explores a new research program in which targeted blue lightwaves are used to kill staph infections. Chukuka Enwemeka, dean of UW-Milwaukee’s College of Health Sciences, is designing a device to deliver the light in targeted doses. Harry Whelan, MD, the Bleser Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics and Hyperbaric Medicine at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and a professor of neurology at MCW, is partnering on the project. Dr. Whelan has conducted significant research on the healing powers of different types of light.
Wisconsin State Journal, March 21, 2014
Aug. 01 - Fox 6 News profiled a young woman who is battling an aggressive form of sarcoma. A triathlete, Sarah Kaehny has put the same energy into her treatment, including a clinical trial regionally available only at Froedtert & the Medical College Cancer Center. Dr. John Charlson, Sarah’s oncologist, was interviewed in the story. Fox 6 News
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
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