Research Findings Show Potential New Target in Somatosensory Cortex to Aid in Recovery of Walking Ability
Findings of a study in the journal Nature Neuroscience show the brain’s somatosensory cortex can directly orchestrate walking in response to ongoing environmental cues, allowing for navigation of complex environments.
Medical College of Wisconsin Announces Master of Science in Global Health Equity Program Beginning Fall 2020
The new MS Global Health Equity program consists of 36 credits including a 6-credit thesis work experience which students may complete with one of our many international or local partners.
Analysis of Highly Cited Retracted Paper on Vaccinations and Autism Shows Authors Have Trouble Citing Retractions
A study published today in the online medical journal JAMA Network Open shows that despite complete retraction, a 1998 article that purported to show an association between the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine and autism continues to be cited in scholarly works.
Medical College of Wisconsin Dean Named Chair of Association of American Medical Colleges Board of Directors
Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, dean of the School of Medicine and executive vice president and provost of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been named the new chair of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) board of directors.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) recently attended their organization’s national conference at the New York University School of Medicine, where they received an award for best chapter of the year for their community advocacy work.
Dr. Morahan will be presenting to MCW students and faculty on gender equity in science leadership, strategic career development and leadership training at MCW’s Milwaukee campus.
Local Pain Management Researchers Receive Grants from the National Institutes of Health ‘Helping to End Addiction Long-Term’ Initiative
Five researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have been awarded more than $4 million by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for research projects that aim to improve treatments for chronic pain, curb the rates of opioid use disorder and overdose and achieve long-term recovery from...
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While underutilized, cancer clinical trials are a safe and effective way to drive research and innovation.
Research conducted by Dr. Melinda Stolley will advance cancer treatments and eliminate health disparities.
New research shows potentially promising signs to treat postoperative pain without the use of opioids.
MCW researchers show the cancer fighting properties of certain fruits and vegetables
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