Podcast Audio Interview: Medical College researcher part of national stem cell trial aimed at treating spinal cord injuries.
Shekar Kurpad, M.D., Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, discusses the use of embryonic stem cells in a pilot study to discover whether the stem cells promote healing in the spinal cord.
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From Child Star to Chairman of Neurology: Dr. Thomas Chelimsky ProfiledDec-05-2013
Dec 5 - Medicine is a second career for Thomas Chelimsky, MD, professor and chairman of neurology. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Dr. Carroll Named Richard O. Schultz MD/Ruth Works Professor in Ophthalmology ResearchNov-19-2013
Nov 19 - MCW named Joseph J. Carroll, PhD, as the Richard O. Schultz MD/Ruth Works Professor in Ophthalmology Research. WauwatosaNOW
Postdoctoral Fellow Identifies Gene Responsible for Warburg Micro SyndromeNov-19-2013
Nov 19 - MCW Postdoctoral Fellow Ryan Liegel, PhD, co-authored a study with a colleague from the University of Edinburgh in the American Journal of Human Genetics that identified a gene responsible for Warburg Micro syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized by eye, brain and endocrine abnormalities. Science Daily
New genetic cause of Warburg Micro Syndrome identifiedNov-18-2013
Nov. 18 - A collaborative team of researchers led by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Edinburgh has identified a gene responsible for Warburg Micro syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized by eye, brain and endocrine abnormalities. Patients with Warburg Micro syndrome are severely physically and mentally challenged, unable to learn how to walk or speak and become blind and paralyzed from an early age.
Inaugural Bennett Hiner Research Awards presented to MCW, UW-Madison studentsNov-13-2013
Nov. 13 - A third-year MCW medical school student was one of the first two winners of the Bennett Hiner Research Award. The award is supported by the Wisconsin Neurology Society Bennett Hiner Memorial Fund, which was established to honor the memory of Bradley Hiner's son, who died unexpectedly in his sleep in 2011 at the age of 26.
Nicholas Family Foundation Translational Research Unit celebrates 100th patientNov-13-2013
Nov. 13 - On Thursday, Nov. 7, the nurses, coordinators and pharmacists who support the Nicholas Family Foundation Translational Research Unit (TRU) celebrated its 100th patient.
Dr. Freitag Discusses Advances Made in the Treatment of HeadachesNov-13-2013
Nov 12 - Dr. Fred Freitag discusses advances in the treatment of headaches. WUWM-FM
Dr. Joseph Carroll Named Richard O. Schultz, MD/Ruth Works Professor of OphthalmologyNov-12-2013
November 12 - Joseph J. Carroll, PhD, associate professor of ophthalmology, biophysics, and of cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been named the Richard O. Schultz, MD/Ruth Works Professor in Ophthalmology.
Dr. Zaidat Describes Procedures Used to Treat Teenager’s StrokeNov-12-2013
Nov 12 - Dr. Osama Zaidat describes to Fox-TV/Channel 6 the procedures used at Froedtert to successfully treat a 17-year-old Fond du Lac boy who had a stroke. Fox 6 News
Graduate Student Receives NIH Grant to Study Science of Diabetes at a Cellular LevelNov-12-2013
Nov 12 - Megan Detterman received a six-year, $266,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study the science of diabetes at a cellular level. WauwatosaNOW