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Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have discovered a link between sleep loss and cell injury.
Results of a new study find sleep deprivation causes the damage to cells, especially in the liver, lung, and small intestine. Recovery sleep following deprivation heals the damage.
The findings are published in the December issue of Sleep, a joint publication of the Sleep Research Society and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
The lead author is Carol Everson, Ph.D., professor of neurology, cell biology, neurobiology and anatomy at MCW. Co-authors are Christopher Henchen, B.S., …
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a two-year, $42,000 research fellowship grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health to investigate the role of churches in HIV prevention for young black men.
Katherine Quinn, M.A., a Ph.D. candidate in MCW’s Public and Community Health Program, is the primary investigator of the grant.
Young black men who have sex with men (YBMSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV. Engagement of faith-based organizations has been promoted as a necessary aspect of HIV prevention, but research suggests the church may …
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has been awarded a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation in Los Angeles to support genetic research and testing.
A team of researchers and physicians from Children’s Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will develop a test system using gene editing to generate and functionally test the variant of interest.
The goal is to develop a test to rapidly help diagnose patients and treat rare disorders, and build a system that can be used by other laboratories.
Howard Jacob, PhD, Warren P. Knowles Professor of …
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Pink Heals Milwaukee will donate funds raised this year to support cancer care and treatment at the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin Clinical Cancer Center
Who: Brad Bowen- Pink Heals Milwaukee representative Kristin Ciganek- Milwaukee Fire Department cancer survivor Froedtert & Medical College Clinical Cancer Center representatives
When: Friday October 25, 20113 12:00 pm
Where: Froedtert & Medical College Clinical Care Center N. 87th Street and Doyne Ave., Wauwatosa
Details: Pink Heals Milwaukee is an organization that raises funds to support cancer care and research.
They will be making a donation to …
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Center for AIDS Intervention Research (CAIR) has received a five-year, $919,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Mental Health to support its post-doctoral fellowship program. The training program has been continually supported since its inception in 1996.
Steve Pinkerton, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine, is the director of the postdoctoral research program. Carol Galletly, J.D., Ph.D., serves as associate director.
The grant supports stipends for research fellows, each of whom receives two years of training under the guidance of CAIR …
Columbia St. Mary’s has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program to fund an innovative new project that will provide dental care to at-risk expectant mothers. The project is Phase I of a two-phase project designed to investigate the connection between oral health and poor birth outcomes.
In partnership with MCW, the two-year grant will enable Columbia St. Mary’s to identify pregnant African-American and Hispanic girls and women who are underserved and provide them with oral healthcare. The care will be provided …
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Tom Brokaw, distinguished journalist, NBC News anchor, and New York Times bestselling author, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Center for Digestive Disease Healthcare 2012 Dinner, Monday, November 12, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom. Individual tickets and sponsored tables are now on sale to hear Brokaw discuss “The Voice of a Generation.” The Medical College’s Digestive Disease Center Board, the host of the event, is a group of 33 community leaders who raise awareness of digestive diseases and funds for research.
Tom Brokaw has spent …
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Research Institute received a four-year, $4.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to investigate the genes involved in type 1diabetes (T1D).
Aron M. Geurts, Ph.D., associate professor of physiology, and Yi-Guang Chen, Ph.D., assistant professor of pediatrics and researcher at the Research Institute, are the principal investigators for the grant.
Dr. Geurts is with MCW’s Cardiovascular Research Center, Human and Molecular Genetics Center and Department of Physiology, and Dr. Chen …
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The Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured, a joint venture of the Medical College of Wisconsin and Columbia St. Mary’s, will expand its services to include pediatric patients not covered by health insurance.
The Saturday Clinic for the Uninsured was founded by medical students from the Medical College in 1991, and provides free primary medical care to nearly one thousand uninsured patients every year. The clinic is located at the Columbia St. Mary’s Family Health Center in Milwaukee. Volunteer physicians and medical students staff the clinic.
Starting April 28, the clinic will begin …
The Medical College of Wisconsin has begun to explore the development of a statewide community-based medical education program to address Wisconsin’s pending physician shortage.
The Medical College’s Board of Trustees authorized the College’s administration to conduct feasibility analyses of placing community-based medical school components in one or more regions throughout Wisconsin. The project will be staged over a multi-year period with a goal of launching the first program as early as 2014 and no later than 2015.
Regions under consideration are: Green Bay, Fox River Valley (Appleton, Oshkosh, Fond du Lac), North …