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
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
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
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