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Science is the driver of innovation and knowledge that can change everything—from the way we define, diagnose, treat and prevent disease, to the methods we employ to improve our communities, to the types of training we offer to the next generation of healers, educators and researchers. Through laboratory research, clinical trials and community-engaged research, we seek answers. We collaborate with local, national and global innovators. We question everything, and we persevere through every stage of discovery in pursuit of life-changing advancements.
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Pediatric Radiologists Publish New Findings
October 11, 2019
Drs. Mohit Maheshwari and Teresa Kelly, publish new articles.
Dr Qing-song Liu Receives Three RO1 Grants to Continue His Research on Mechanisms of Cocaine Addiction, Anxiety
October 4, 2019
These RO1 grants will support Dr. Liu's ongoing research into aspects of cocaine addiction and the impact of endocannabinoid signaling on stress.
Providing Patient-Centered Care Across Cultures
September 30, 2019
The Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy and the Indian Health Services partnered together to offer a specialized tobacco cessation training program to pharmacy students, faculty, and tribal members.
Called to the Pharmacy Profession
September 24, 2019
A new class of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy received their white coats in a traditional ceremony, Sept. 20, 2019, marking the beginning of their clinical education.
Dr. Michael Lerch Receives Grant to Investigate the Regulation of GPCR Signaling by Post-translational Modifications
September 19, 2019
Dr. Lerch was awarded a five-year, $1.69 million R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences.
Dr. Candice Klug Receives Grant to Investigate the Structure and Function of Essential Bacterial Proteins Involved in Generating the Outer Membranes of Cells
September 17, 2019
Dr. Klug will study the structure and function of essential bacterial proteins involved in generating the outer membrane of cells with the long-term goal of developing antibiotics against these potential drug targets.
Undergraduate Pathways to a Pharmacy Career
September 5, 2019
Andrew Yetka is achieving his career goals with unique opportunities at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Kathleen Schmainda Receives Five-Year, $2.75 Million NIH/NCI U01 Grant
September 3, 2019
Kathleen Schmainda, PhD, MCW professor of Biophysics, has been awarded a five-year, $2.75 million NIH/NCI U01 grant to develop quantitative magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technologies that provide earlier indications of brain tumor treatment response than what is currently available.
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