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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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Woman Travels from Oklahoma to Contribute Stem Cells to Brother

July 22 - Fox-TV/Channel 6 reports on an Oklahoma woman who traveled to Milwaukee to donate stem cells to her brother, who is being treated for leukemia. Fox 6 Now

Golf Outing Supports Blood Cancer and Transplant Research

July 22 - The Drive for a Cure golf benefit, which supports MCW blood cancer and transplant research, was held July 14 the Westmoor Country Club. On Milwaukee

Journal Sentinel Article on Gross Anatomy Course Receives National Recognition

July 22 - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson won the third-place award in the Best American Newspaper Narrative Contest for “The Course of Their Lives,” a story that followed a group of MCW first-year students through their gross anatomy course. Johnson's story also was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for feature writing. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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