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13th Annual Immunology Scientific Retreat
The 13th Annual Immunology Scientific Retreat was held on June 7, 2023 at the Renaissance Milwaukee West Hotel. Over 90 attendees convened for a day-long event featuring a presentation from Distinguished Lecturer, Dr. Sabra Klein from Johns Hopkins University, abstract presentations, and junior investigator talks. The day culminated with a tribute to Dr. Bryon Johnson as he ventures onto retirement and a poster session and reception highlighting 34 abstract submissions.
The Center's annual retreats offer an opportunity for Center members to showcase, present, and discuss current basic, translational, and clinical research to each other and the broader research community at MCW.
The Center for Immunology investigators are completing research into the fundamental immunobiology as well as translational and clinical research to benefit patients.Learn More
The Center for Immunology offers comprehensive training for predoctoral, postdoctoral research and clinical fellows, medical students, and our community.Learn More
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Her First Love: MCW Professor has a Passion for Studying Viruses
May 26, 2023
Dr. Vera Tarakanova believes creativity is needed to uncover why some viruses function the way they do.
Listen to Dr. Ben Weston Discuss COVID-19 Virus Variants
October 6, 2021
Ben Weston, MD, MCW associate professor of emergency medicine, and MMAC provide Oct. 5 Health and Economy briefing on WTMJ radio.
MCW Researchers Publish Article on the Potential Antitumor Immunomodulatory Mechanism of Mito-HU
June 25, 2021
MCW researchers discuss how Mito-HU targets oxidative phosphorylation and inhibits cancer cell proliferation at sub-micromolar levels.
MCW Vaccine Clinic Highlights the Expanded Role of the Pharmacist
April 10, 2021
MCW School of Pharmacy assisted in providing more than 17,000 vaccines to healthcare personnel and other eligible populations.
Congratulations to Bonnie Dittel, PhD, on her NIH Transformative Research Award
October 20, 2020
Dr. Dittel was awarded over $3.3 million from National Institutes of Health Director’s Transformative Research Award.
Demin Wang, PhD, Awarded Center for Immunology COVID-19 Research Award
October 14, 2020
Dr. Wang, assistant professor in Microbiology & Immunology, received an award of $30,000 for his project “Clone SARS-CoV-2-specific Antibodies from Single B Cells of Convalescent COVID-19 Patients”.
Robert Lochhead, PhD, Awarded Center for Immunology COVID-19 Research Award
September 3, 2020
Dr. Lochhead, assistant professor in Microbiology & Immunology, received an award for his project “Defining the Sars-CoV-2 MHC Class II immunopeptidome”.
Scott Terhune, PhD, and Neil Hogg, PhD, Awarded Center for Immunology COVID-19 Research Award
September 3, 2020
Dr. Terhune, professor in Microbiology & Immunology, and Dr. Hogg, professor in Biophysics, received an award for their project “Mechanism of nitric oxide inhibition of coronavirus replication”.
11th Annual Immunology Scientific Retreat
March 20, 2020
The 11th Annual Immunology Scientific Retreat constructed a successful day filled with talks from faculty, students and researchers followed by engaging abstract presentations and social discussion hour.
Congratulations to Clint Piper, MSTP Student from Dr. William Drobyski's Lab on his Publication in Blood Journal
February 20, 2020
This article was selected for the cover of Blood Journal.
Center for Immunology Scientific Retreat
December 13, 2019
The C4I annual Scientific Retreat will be held Thursday, Marth 12, 2020. The guest speaker will be Michael Farrar.
Obsessed With Loss of One Son, Father Tries to Help Save His Other
November 26, 2019
After his son's mysterious death, a Wisconsin dad researched 6,000 rare diseases. Then doctors found the answer that saved his other child.
Immunotherapy Breakthroughs in Lymphoma Treatment Show the Power of Translational Research
July 22, 2019
Dr. Bryon Johnson’s personally meaningful clinical research to harness the immune system to fight cancer is showing promising results.
Expanding Immunization Access in Wisconsin
November 21, 2017
Medical College of Wisconsin Partners with the Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin
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