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The Medical College of Wisconsin's Office of Communications (formerly Public Affairs) creates and enhances understanding, appreciation, recognition and support for the Medical College and its programs by communicating through the news media, corporate publications, its website and special programs.


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Recent News Releases

Research Seeks to Unlock Mysteries of Late-Life Depression

Oct. 11 - With an aging population, including a significant number of baby boomers, late-life major depression (LLD) is a growing public health issue already affecting more than 5 million individuals in the US, according to Joseph S. Goveas, MD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine and training director of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program. Goveas, who is the co-primary investigator (PI) of the project, and a team of researchers are pioneering a study that is looking to piece together the puzzle of what in the brain causes LLD.

Wisconsin researchers awarded $5.3 million for NIH precision medicine research

August 29 – Three Wisconsin based medical and scientific organizations – Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, and Medical College of Wisconsin – have collectively been awarded $5,360,832 to help implement in Wisconsin the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) All of Us Research Program that aims to benefit communities across the country.

News Releases

All MCW news releases for 2017.

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Mara Lord
Vice President
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