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Gray Matter "Matters"

Sharon Kailas wants to make a difference. She is committed to helping those diagnosed with neurological disorders.

Dialing Back on Pain: Comprehensive Approach to Pain Management

MCW's clinicians, researchers and educators are undertaking numerous endeavors related to pain management and providing long-term relief to patients.

Educating Physicians About Pain

MCW provides broad pain management educational opportunities, including a one-year pain medicine fellowship and development of pain education resources and tools to enhance patient satisfaction and provide pain relief.

Giving an Old Drug New Potential

The results of Dr. Kalyanaraman lab's work to modify a well-established diabetes drug (metformin) for use in pancreatic cancer is published.

Gray Matter “Matters”

Nov. 28 - Sharon Kailas wants to make a difference. In some fashion, and in some manner, she wants to help others. And when she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2012, that strong desire didn’t go away. All it did was take a slight detour. Learn more about Sharon’s journey in the Fall 2016 issue of MCW Magazine.

Imagine More Dinner on June 15 to raise funds for neuroscience research

June 9 - The fifth annual Imagine More Dinner to support neuroscience research at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Neuroscience Research Center will be held Thursday, June 15, at Discovery World in Milwaukee.

MCW's Pain Management Center Provides Comprehensive Chronic Pain Services

The MCW Pain Management Center is a multidisciplinary clinic that uses the latest techniques in pain management procedures and therapies to provide patients with the most comprehensive chronic pain services in the area.

Novel Therapies for Neuropathic Pain

MCW's pain research team in the department of anesthesiology explores mechanisms underlying chronic pain related to nerve injury ("neuropathic pain") and collaborates on novel treatment approaches.

Pain Research Drives Many of MCW's Patient Care Efforts

MCW physicians are conducting and translating research to improve acute and chronic pain care for both adult and pediatric patients.

Pushing Back on Pain With a Pain Psychologist

Read how Kathy Burlingham's search to find effective non-drug-related therapies and techniques to manage her chronic pain brought her to MCW.

Traumatic brain injury: What MCW is doing to help people protect against it

July 27 - While many diseases and conditions affect the brain, among the most widespread across all age groups is traumatic brain injury (TBI). This is the primary reason that TBI is a vital area of focus for MCW and its research and clinical partners in the Milwaukee area, including Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

Understanding Hypersensitivity to Pain

MCW researchers and physician scientists study the causes of acute and chronic pain and work to develop new pain management technologies and treatment methods.

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