After muscular dystrophy took the life of his childhood friend more than 20 years ago, Dr. Michael Lawlor swore never to give up on finding new ways to treat these types of devastating disease.
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Women in Science Series continues with presentation on coping with traumatic adversity.
Inaugural Cancer Crush launches; culminates with festival on September 22.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) President’s Community Engagement Award recognizes the exemplary community-academic partnership, community-engaged research or community outreach activities of a MCW faculty member, staff member, student and community partner.
Awards support community-proposed initiatives addressing cardiac arrest, tobacco use, active transportation, and violence prevention.
Milwaukee County and four of the Milwaukee Regional Medical Center (MRMC) member organizations have reached initial agreements for the members to purchase the County land they lease and occupy on the MRMC campus in Wauwatosa.
Nationally recognized leader in academic and clinical medicine Ian B. K. Martin, MD, MBA, has been appointed professor and system chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine and professor of medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), effective September 10, 2018.
On Saturday, June 9, motorcyclists will raise their kickstands and ride 70 miles through the scenic countryside and hills of Southeastern Wisconsin to benefit the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Cardiovascular Center (CVC), a nationally recognized leader in research.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) upcoming 2018 Commencement Ceremony for graduate and medical students on Friday, May 25 will present nine individuals with honorary doctoral degrees from MCW.
With dreams of serving their hometown communities in north central Wisconsin, four Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin students have been named Aspirus Scholars.
Three Wisconsin medical and scientific organizations, in collaboration with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will open enrollment on May 6 for the All of Us Research Program, a momentous effort to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds
MCW to examine how to sustain this success while creating opportunity for more innovation, addressing disparities and diversifying pipeline.
A new agreement between the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Mount Mary University will assure qualified undergraduate students at Mount Mary early admittance to the MCW School of Pharmacy upon graduation.
Female medical students, researchers, physicians and scientists will share knowledge, and encourage and celebrate accomplishments at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) 12th annual Women in Science series.
Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW)-Central Wisconsin welcomes psychiatry specialists.
Hosted by the student organization American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), the event on Saturday, March 24, welcomes girls from local high schools who are interested in a health care career.
Alverno College is partnering with the MCW School of Pharmacy on a dual degree program that will allow full-time Alverno students who successfully complete the pharmacy program prerequisites to gain early-assurance direct admission to MCW's Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.
Dr. Marja T. Nevalainen, Director of Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence at the MCW Cancer Center, has been working with a team of MCW and national researchers to create a novel approach to reduce harm from radiation therapy.
In January, MCW disseminated a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Center for Flourishing Lives to a number of firms in the region. MCW received outstanding responses and has made a selection for the next phase of work.
Michael Salinger, MD, FACC, FSCAI joins the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in the Division of Cardiology, bringing distinguished expertise in treating structural heart disease.
Analysis of incidents of sex trafficking in Milwaukee seeks to inform further responses to trafficking.
The Board of Trustees of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) promoted Cheryl A. Maurana, PhD, to senior vice president for Strategic Academic Partnerships.
The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Cardiovascular Center has appointed Jennifer Stancill, PhD and Christine Klemens, PhD as the inaugural postdoctoral trainees on the Cardiovascular Center’s National Institutes of Health T32 postdoctoral training program.
Although academic medical centers are not traditionally well-represented at the conference, MCW participates each year to continue seeking more efficient and effective healthcare delivery methods and medical technologies to improve patient care.
Physicians and researchers from the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), Froedtert Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and BloodCenter of Wisconsin have successfully used a new immunology treatment, CAR T-cell therapy, to extend the life of a 52-year-old Wisconsin man.
The 22nd Annual Steve Cullen Healthy Heart Club Run & Walk will be held on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. at Wil-O-Way Recreation Center, 10602 Underwood Parkway in Wauwatosa.
Among many achievements, Dr. Buchan and his MCW colleagues recently developed a new test to help diagnose meningitis - a potentially fatal disease that demands quick detection - faster than ever before.
Goya V. Raikar, MD FACS, FCCP, joins the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, and brings a wealth of experience in robotic mitral valve repair.
Prevea Health, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital Medical Center and Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) are pleased to announce a collaborative effort to launch a physician residency program in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
The Health Care Heroes awards, presented annually by BizTimes Milwaukee, honor the accomplishments of people and organizations making a positive impact on health in the area. This year, five faculty members of the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) were honored.
The Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR) at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) will continue collecting and maintaining the national Stem Cell Therapeutic Outcomes Database (SCTOD).
Thanks to support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Clinical Scholars Award, an interdisciplinary team of faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is working with community partners in Milwaukee to prevent opioid use disorder (OUD) among U.S. military veterans.
Jeffrey A. Kelly, PhD and Yuri A. Amirkhanian, PhD, both professors of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), were awarded a five-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Nursing Research.
Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with several other institutions, recently reported the development of a potential new treatment for psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases.
The Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin (PSW) and Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) announce a partnership project between the Wisconsin Pharmacy Foundation and MCW to expand immunization access in Wisconsin.
The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin (AHW) Endowment recently awarded $2.1 million to five initiatives to improve health in communities across Wisconsin as part of its policy and systems awards.
With generous support from the Cullen Family Healthy Heart Research Program, students are afforded the opportunity to receive invaluable hands-on cardiovascular research experience.
Dean of the School of Medicine, Provost and Executive Vice President, Joseph E. Kerschner, MD, assumes his role as chair of the Council of Deans (COD) of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), effective Nov. 8, 2017.
Four Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) female researchers were honored at the Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) annual Women in Science Awards Luncheon on October 17.
The WBCS board of directors recently announced its commitment to fund a $1 million Prostate Cancer Research Professorship at MCW, in addition to its already active breast cancer professorship.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is one of four institutions in the state to be named on the new ranking of best universities in the world by U.S. News & World Report.
Every Friday afternoon nearly 20 researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) – from basic scientists who work at the laboratory bench to clinician-scientists who treat patients at the bedside – gather around a conference room table for an important meeting.
Myotubular myopathy, a rare form of muscular dystrophy, has bound 6-year-old William Whiston to a wheelchair with a trach tube connected to his throat and very little use of his body’s muscle system.
Joseph S. Goveas, MD, co-primary investigator (PI) and a team of researchers are pioneering a study that is looking to piece together the puzzle of what in the brain causes LLD.
The Clinical Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI), a part of the Medical College of Wisconsin, was chosen by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to host the 2017 Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (HHS SBIR/STTR) conference.
Johnny C. Hong, MD, Mark B. Adams Chair in Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), was featured in an M Magazine article
Melinda Stolley, PhD, associate director of Cancer Prevention and Control at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Cancer Center completed a study, Moving Forward, with 250 African American breast cancer survivors.
The MCW School of Pharmacy will move forward with the matriculation of an inaugural class in August of 2017 for its Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program.
MCW researchers are working to create a novel approach to clinically classifying patients with mTBI, which could help clinicians more effectively treat the highly prevalent and costly injury.
Bellony Nzemenoh, a second-year student at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), received the 2017 Excellence in Medicine Minority Scholars Award from the American Medical Association Foundation.
Peter LaViolette, PhD, MS, assistant professor of radiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) received a five-year, $1,752,975 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute to investigate magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of glioblastoma, high-grade brain cancer.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) received a two-year, $100,000 pilot grant from the MCW Cancer Center and Wisconsin Breast Cancer Showhouse to investigate breast cancer treatment.
MCW physicians and researchers search for better therapies for pain for those patients living with sickle cell disease.
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) received a five-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Diseases to investigate the accumulation of lipids in liver cells leading to hepatic steatosis.
Alexander Staruschenko, PhD, associate professor of physiology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has been named a recipient of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institute of Health’s (NIH), R35 Emerging Investigator Award.
The National Transformation Network - a collaborative of medical schools from around the country that is led by the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) - will drive catalytic change in how physicians learn.
The EgGS Initiative collaborated with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) to offer the “Preparing to be a Professional” (Prep-Pro) workshop.
Carroll University and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy have partnered to develop a dual degree program allowing full-time Carroll University students who successfully complete their pharmacy program prerequisites to gain early assurance direct admission of available seats i...
St. Norbert College and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) School of Pharmacy have partnered to offer an early assurance admission and reverse transfer program. It will provide seats in the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program at MCW to full-time St. Norbert students who successfully complete the...
Researchers have identified seven new genes, and replicated some previously known genes, that appear to play a role in the distribution of fat in various parts of the body.