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A Moment in History: Armand J. Quick, MD, PhD, Develops the Quick Test for Blood Clotting

A snapshot of a moment in the Medical College of Wisconsin's history.

A Moment in History: MCW Physician Treats First Patient to Survive Rabies Without a Vaccine

A snapshot of a moment in the Medical College of Wisconsin's history.

Cancer Clinical Trials at MCW

MCW Cancer Center researchers, physicians and the Clinical Trials Office are actively engaged in cancer research and conducting clinical trials.

Change Agent: Mary Horowitz, MD '80, GME '89, MS '91

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.

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.

Clinical Trials: Translating Research to Benefit Patients

From the bench to the bedside, the Medical College of Wisconsin is a national leader in cancer and non-cancer clinical trials.

Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials

Created in 2009. the Pediatric Cancer Clinical Trials Office (PCCTO) is staffed with pediatric cancer specialists from the MCW Cancer Center and administered through Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.

Study indicates men with returning prostate cancer can prolong life with anti-male hormone therapy

Feb. 24 - A National Cancer Institute-funded study co-authored by Colleen Lawton, MD, and published in the New England Journal of Medicine, shows that men whose prostate cancer returns after surgery are more likely to survive when they take drugs to block male hormones in addition to receiving radiation therapy.

The Power of Clinical Research

An overview of the types of clinical trials, clinical trials participation, clinical trials funding and the role of the IRB at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

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)

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