2014 Research and Education Award Summaries

Active

 

The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment reported on 31 active awards during the reporting period ending June 30, 2014.

 

Completed

 

Four awards completed during the reporting period ending June 30, 2014.

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  PhD Program in Public and Community Health

The PhD Program in Public and Community Health project team worked to enhance the research expertise in public and community health with an emphasis on training the next generation of population health scientists.

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  Support for New Faculty in the Center for Infectious Disease Research

Richard Robinson, PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, joined MCW in 2011. Dr. Robinson is an expert on the innate immune response to tuberculosis.

Read more about support for new faculty in the Center for Infectious Disease Research (PDF)

  Program in Regenerative Medicine: New Faculty Recruitment
Between 2008 and 2011, Michelle A. Battle, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, and Allison D. Ebert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, joined MCW and the Regenerative Medicine program.
 
  Identifying Novel Synaptic Targets

This award focused on improving understanding of the ability of nerve connections to vary in strength depending on the volume and intensity of messages being transmitted, a phenomenon involved with learning and memory.

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