College News features stories about the scientific and health care work of the Medical College's research and physician faculty.
Sept. 16 - The fourth annual “Get Your Rear in Gear” 5K run and walk will be held on Saturday, October 11th at Hart Park in Wauwatosa. The event supports the Medical College of Wisconsin’s programs for colon cancer research, education, prevention and screening, as well as the Colon Cancer Coalition, a national organization.
Sept. 16 - On Thursday, September 11th, MCW hosted United States Army Colonel Dallas Hack, MD. Col. Hack is the Brain Health/Fitness Research Program Coordinator for the US Army Medical Research & Materiel Command and has a keen interest in the traumatic brain injury research being done by MCW faculty.
Sept. 16 - Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin are hosting a reception on Tuesday, September 30 to promote awareness about mesothelioma.
Sept. 15 - Infants who are born prematurely are at risk for developing high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease later in life. The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, is undertaking a study to evaluate healthy volunteers in order to develop tests to identify those at risk for these maladies.
Sept. 15 - Raj Rao, MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been appointed chairperson of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Sept. 15 - In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, the Medical College of Wisconsin has created a series of video vignettes and stories that will be posted on InfoScope. The vignettes highlight some of the Hispanic and Latino members of the MCW community and the contributions they have made.
Sept. 12 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Sept. 15, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
Sept. 12 - On Sept. 12, 1990, T. Michael Bolger, JD, was inaugurated as President and CEO.
Sept. 12 - On Sept. 14, 1977, groundbreaking ceremonies were held for Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital on the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center campus.
Sept. 12 - Cascadia MediSpa is hosting an open house on Wednesday, Oct. 2, from 3:30-7:30 p.m. The event will include free samples, giveaways, demonstrations, a caramel apple bar and fall-inspired fare, and exclusive once-a-year savings on some of the products and services they offer.
Sept. 11 - The Nov. 14 Cardiovascular Redox Signaling Symposium at the Medical College of Wisconsin will feature four internationally renowned keynote speakers — Ivor Benjamin, MD; John M. Denu, PhD; Richard A. Cohen, MD and Jay W. Heinecke, MD – who will address new vascular biology developments and redox biology concepts as related to cardiovascular disease.
Sept. 11 - The Medical College of Wisconsin’s Center for AIDS Intervention Research celebrates its 20th anniversary of continuous center grant funding by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Sept. 11 - Wisconsin Harley-Davidson and the Rock River H.O.G. Chapter will hold the 20th annual “Ridin’ to a Cure” on Sept. 26 and 27 in Oconomowoc. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Rock River Cancer Research Foundation, which supports breast cancer research in the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center.
Sept. 11 - The Department of Surgery is hosting the first Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Foregut Symposium on Saturday, October 11 in Conference M, located on the third floor of the Froedtert & MCW Clinical Cancer Center (8800 W. Doyne Avenue).
Sept. 10 - Recognizing and treating depression will be the focus of the third annual Depression Recognition Day at the Medical College of Wisconsin on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 12–8 p.m.
Sept. 10 - A Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness was held Saturday, Sept. 6, at Miller Park during the 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Sept. 09 - Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and Ronald McDonald House hosted a joint ribbon cutting event on the new Watertown Plank Road pedestrian bridge on Tuesday, Sept. 9.
Sept. 09 - The Community Engagement Key Function of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin will hold a series of Science Cafés at the UWM Innovation Campus that are free and open to the public.
Sept. 09 - A research scientist from Marquette University has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) to study how treatments for autism spectrum disorder affect the brain.
Sept. 09 - Christina Puchalksi, MD, MS, a pioneer in spirituality and health care, will be the featured speaker at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s ninth annual Medical Humanities Lecture, Thursday, September 18th at 5:00 pm.
Sept. 09 - The Medical College of Wisconsin Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology is hosting the 7th annual “State of the Gut” An Update on Gastrointestinal Disorders at the Sheraton Brookfield Hotel on Friday, September 19.
Sept. 08 -Bret Baier, Chief Political Anchor on the Fox News Channel, will be the keynote speaker for the Medical College of Wisconsin's 2014 Healthcare Dinner, Monday, November 10, at the Pfister Hotel’s Grand Ballroom.
Sept. 08 - On Friday, August 29th, MCW’s Office of Government and Community Relations hosted a legislative visit with State Representatives Dan Knodl, Jessie Rodriquez, Joe Sanfelippo and Ken Skowronski. Throughout the day, the legislators were able to see firsthand several of the exciting initiatives that are constantly evolving within the institution.
Sept. 05 - A Pink Out for Breast Cancer Awareness will be held Saturday, Sept. 6, at Miller Park during the 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee Brewers game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Dr. Paula Termuhlen, Professor of Surgery (Surgical Oncology), will be on the field during a pre-game program to represent the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Breast Cancer Program.
Sept. 05 - Mohamed Algahim, MD, a resident in the integrated cardiothoracic surgery program at MCW, has been awarded a loan repayment grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Sept. 05 - Below is a list of lane closures around campus the week of Sept. 8, 2014. All road work is subject to change because of weather and other unforeseen circumstances.
Sept. 05 - James S. Hyde, PhD, the James S. Hyde Professor of Biophysics and Director of the National Biomedical EPR Center at MCW, is being honored with a special two-part Festschrift in Brain Connectivity magazine by his former students, postdocs, associates and friends. Part 1 was released last week. A festschrift is a publication created to honor a respected academic that is presented during his or her lifetime.
Sept. 05 - As part of the Tech Challenge for Atrocity Prevention hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), a team of investigators from the Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center (BBC) at the Medical College of Wisconsin recently received a seed grant in the sum of $50,000.
Sept. 04 - The Medical College of Wisconsin has received a one year, $382,500 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to identify new therapeutic targets for chronic obstructive lung diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Sept. 04 - “Pins for Patients,” a new bowling fundraiser organized by members of the MCW Clinical Trials Office, will be held Sunday, Oct. 12, at the New Berlin Ale House. Proceeds from the event will be donated to the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center for cancer research as well as to Kathy's House, which provides lodging for families and patients undergoing life-saving medical treatments.
Sept. 04 - The fourth annual “Get Your Rear in Gear” 5K run and walk will be held on Saturday, Oct. 11 at Hart Park in Wauwatosa. The event supports the Medical College of Wisconsin’s programs for colon cancer research, education, prevention and screening, as well as the Colon Cancer Coalition, a national organization.
Sept. 03 - Bellur Seetharam, PhD, distinguished researcher and retired Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry, died unexpectedly on Aug. 26. He was 71 years old.
Sept. 02 - A physician scientist from the Medical College of Wisconsin has received a three-year Mentored Career Development Award from the Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin to study better treatments for breast cancer.
Sept. 16 - The Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Cardiovascular Center Advisory Board is hosting the Heart 2 Heart Women’s Heart Health Awareness Event on Thursday, October 16 from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at the Boelter Superstore.
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