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Wisconsin Researcher Sheds Light on Phototherapy

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.

http://host.madison.com/news/local/health_med_fit/wisconsin-researcher-sheds-light-on-phototherapy/article_e099d9d9-8257-5353-8b6c-33b9599c58dc.html

Wisconsin State Journal, March 21, 2014


 

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Dr. Heffelfinger Receives Grant to Study Type 1 Diabetes Management among Young Children

Sept. 02 - Amy Heffelfinger, PhD and Astrida Kaugers, PhD, from Marquette University were awarded a one-year, $50,000 grant from the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study type 1 diabetes management among young children. Wauwatosa Now

Dr. Raymond Cites Opportunities for MCW Students through Academic/Industry Partnership

Sept. 02 - A blog by Matt Cordio of Start-Up Milwaukee published in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel provides background information on The Commons, an academic/industry partnership which helps college students become entrepreneurs. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dr. Liang Receives $1.5 Million NIH Grant to Study Role of MicroRNA in Hypertension

Sept. 02 - Mingyu Liang, PhD received a four year, $1.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to study the role of a specific microRNA in the development of hypertension and associated kidney injury. Wauwatosa Now

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