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500 Stars Initiative

Summer Internships and academic year events connect students and families to the community and translational science via this Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) program.

Advancing Research into Precision Medicine

The Medical College of Wisconsin and two state partners collectively have been awarded $5.4 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to implement in Wisconsin the All of Us Research Program to benefit communities across the US.

CTSI Discovery Radio Show to discuss the process of advancing innovations to commercialization

Sept. 12 - The next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs this Friday, Sept. 15, at 12 p.m.. This month’s show focuses on the process of advancing innovations to commercialization by the MCW Office of Technology Development (OTD), and a preview of the upcoming SBIR/STTR Program’s national conference being held in Milwaukee this Fall. The show features interviews with Eddie Diehl, PhD, marketing manager, OTD, MCW; Kalpa Vithalani, PhD, licensing manager, OTD, MCW; and Lisa Johnson, CEO, BioForward Wisconsin.

CTSI Science Café on Sept. 26 to focus on prostate cancer

Sept. 8 - The next CTSI Science Café will be held Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus), located at 2450 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee.

Mayor Barrett visits MCW for CTSI 500 Stars Kick-off event

June 22 - Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett visited MCW on Monday, June 19, to help kick off the Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s (CTSI) 500 Stars Summer Internship Program. This program is a part of the overall CTSI 500 Stars Initiative, a 10-year strategic, comprehensive and community-focused effort that seeks to replenish and increase diversity in the translational science workforce.

Thinking "Outside the Clinic"

Community-academic partnership brings eye screening from the clinic to a south-side Milwaukee community center.

Change Agent: Tom P. Aufderheide, MD, GME '86, MS '13

Change Agent highlights a Medical College of Wisconsin faculty or staff member who has had significant impact on the institution's mission to be a leading innovator in transforming healthcare and advancing the health of our communities.

CTSI Discovery Radio Show airing June 16 to highlight MCW’s Vehicle Crashworthiness Lab

June 12 - The next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs this Friday, June 16, at noon.

CTSI Discovery Radio show to highlight landmark esophagus regeneration

Jan. 17 - The next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs this Friday, Jan. 20, at 12 p.m. The 30-minute program is broadcast the third Friday of every month on WMSE 91.7 FM or streaming audio at www.wmse.org.

Dual energy X-Ray absorptiometry (DXA) scanning now available to community members

April 21 - The Clinical & Translational Science Institute’s (CTSI) Adult Translational Research Unit (A-TRU) now offers DXA scanning services to any member of the community. This is a valuable resource, providing an accurate assessment of unique, individual body composition and key information for tracking personal health and fitness.

June Science Café to look at advances in breast cancer research

June 7 - The next CTSI Science Café will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus), located at 2450 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee.

Next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs Friday, July 21, at Noon

July 14 - The next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs Friday, July 21, at noon.

Next CTSI Discovery Radio show airs this Friday at noon

May 15 - Parents will do anything to protect their children. But at some point, it’s almost inevitable that a child will get hurt, whether from an accident or from recreational play, resulting in acute pain that needs to be treated. On the next CTSI Radio show, we’ll learn about how acute pediatric pain is most effectively assessed, treated and managed by healthcare professionals and, perhaps more importantly, by parents at home. It’s a look at best practices for handling acute pain in our children, inside this month’s edition of CTSI Discovery Radio!

Next CTSI Science Café on March 21 to discuss acute pain experienced by children

March 8 - The next Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) Science Café will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care’s Bucyrus Campus, located at 2450 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee. The March topic will be "Treating Acute Pain Experienced by Children: Sharing Evidence & Debunking Myths."

Science Café on Aug. 29 to feature discussion on fatty liver disease research

Aug. 3 - The next CTSI Science Café will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 29, from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. at St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care (Bucyrus Campus), located at 2450 W. North Avenue in Milwaukee.

Sports Illustrated video series highlights concussion study led by Dr. Michael McCrea

April 10 - Michael McCrea, PhD, professor of neurosurgery, is leading the NCAA - United States Department of Defense Grand Alliance: Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium, a $30 million initiative to study and prevent sport-related concussions and enhance the safety of student athletes, service members, youth sport participants and the public.

Media Contacts

Holly Botsford
External Communications Lead
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-8761 (Office)
(414) 688-7960 (Cell)

Alex Krouse
External Communications Specialist
Medical College of Wisconsin
(414) 955-5825 (Office)
(414) 491-7156 (Cell)

media@mcw.edu

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