MCW Research News – Clinical

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Wisconsin researchers awarded $5.3 million for NIH precision medicine research

Sept. 8 - The Medical College of Wisconsin, the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health 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. These institutions will partner with BloodCenter of Wisconsin and regional Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) to aid in engagement and recruitment of research participants.

Cullen Family Runs for Heart Health and Research

Gael Cullen and her family help fund cardiovascular research at MCW with proceeds from the annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run/Walk, established in memory of her husband Steve Cullen.

Personalized Approach: Bringing Innovation, Discovery and Hope to the Care of Pancreatic Cancer Patients

MCW's multidisciplinary pancreatic cancer care team works to understand the basic biology of the disease to translate this knowledge into new treatments, diagnostic tools and a better outcome for patients.

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.

Big-League Gift from Dr. Paul Jacobs

Life's twists lead to Milwaukee, Oncology, Brewers Baseball and a big-league gift.

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: 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.

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.

From Grad Students to Faculty Members

Three former MCW graduate students - Alison Kriegel, PhD, Caitlin O'Meara, PhD, and Teresa Patitucci, PhD - find a home within MCW's faculty.

Healthcare Dinner Honors Sarah and Jeff Joerres

Sarah Geenen Joerres, MD and Jeff Joerres received MCW's Warren P. Knowles Humanitarian Award at the 2016 Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin Healthcare Dinner.

MCW Receives $6.8 Million Grant from US Army to Research Neck, Spine and Brain Safety in the Military

MCW has received a five-year, $6.8 million grant from the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC), with the outcome to increase the safety of military personnel from head, neck and spinal injuries.

MCW to participate in multi-site trial on non-operative management of uncomplicated pediatric appendicitis

Jan. 12 - Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin, Division of Pediatric Surgery, are conducting a study at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin to examine if non-operative management of uncomplicated pediatric appendicitis is effective and results in less disability and fewer complications as compared to traditional surgery. The non-operative management strategy consists of antibiotics alone without surgery.

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.

Office of Technology Development: Moving Science from Patents to Patients

Launched in 1984, the Office of Technology Development (OTD), MCW’s technology transfer office serves, supports and educates the MCW community in the development and transfer of their inventions and technologies into viable products and businesses.

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.

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.

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.

Sleep: Appreciated Mostly When It's Lacking

MCW sleep medicine faculty physicians, providers and researchers take a multidisciplinary approach to treating adult and pediatric sleep disorders.

Student Summer Research Programs

147 undergraduate students and first-year medical students participated in MCW’s 2016 Medical Student Summer Research Program or Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR).

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.

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.

Media Contacts

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

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