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MCW receives federal funding to upgrade nuclear magnetic resonance facility for drug discovery

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a $600,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Office of the Director to fund the purchase of a new robotic accessory...

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St. Jude Cancels Pancake Breakfast

St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 800 W. Glenview Ave., Wauwatosa, has canceled its annual St. Patrick’s Day pancake breakfast scheduled for Sunday, March 15, from 9 a.m. to...

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Fall prevention interventions prove effective in reducing injury

Implementing evidence-based fall prevention programs in Wisconsin communities reduces the number of emergency room visits and hospitalizations due to falls in individuals aged 65 and older, but utilizing enhanced community...

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MCW plays key role in federal approval of new CPR devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the ResQCPR System, a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on people whose...

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Free Wisconsin Lutheran Choir Concert

The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir of Wisconsin Lutheran College will perform a free home concert on Friday, March 20, following their Florida Concert Tour. The program will feature sacred...

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Injury and cell damage in alcohol liver disease

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and the University of Pennsylvania have received a joint five year, $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Alcohol...

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Science Café series to be held at Milwaukee Public Library

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of Southeast Wisconsin will hold a series of Science Cafés at the Milwaukee Public Library’s Central location that are free and open to...

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MCW seeks participants for kidney research

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is recruiting volunteers for a clinical research study into kidney function and the link between premature birth and kidney disease. People who are born prematurely...

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Diabetes and oral health in Milwaukee’s Mexican-American community

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has earned a $37,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research to explore the impact of diabetes...

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Protein linked to development of asthma

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have linked a specific protein to the development of post-viral infection asthma, which is the first step in generating a novel type...

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Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band to present mid-winter concert

The Wisconsin Lutheran College Concert Band will present its mid-winter concert on Friday, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the Schwan Concert Hall. The WLC Concert Band will perform the monumental...

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$8 million grant to fund Rat Genome Database at MCW

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has received a four-year, $8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to fund the Rat Genome...

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Study compares three drugs for diabetic macular edema

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in coordination with investigators at 88 clinical sites nationwide, have found Eylea (aflibercept) provided greater visual improvement to patients with moderate or...

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Gift from Wisconsin Public Service Foundation to support technology at MCW-Green Bay

Wisconsin Public Service Foundation has committed $75,000 to the Medical College of Wisconsin’s Green Bay campus (MCW-Green Bay) to support technology needs at the new medical school site. MCW-Green Bay, which...

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My Student Concern Over the Proposed Budget

As a transfer sophomore student to UW-Madison, I had high hopes for this school year. I was going to get involved, experience the competitive and world-class education, and, of...

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WISN 12 News' Melinda Davenport visits the JA Kohl's Education Center

On February 11th, 2015 forty-six 5th graders from Milwaukee Public School's Westside Academy became JA BizTown citizens for the first time when they visited the Junior Achievement (JA) Kohl's Education...

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See the 10-Minute Original Play Showcase this weekend

Five original plays by Wisconsin Lutheran College students will make their premiere in full production on the Raabe Theatre stage February 19-22. This production will feature not only the acting and...

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Injury Research Center to launch violence prevention model in Milwaukee, West Allis

The Medical College of Wisconsin’s (MCW) Injury Research Center (IRC) has received a one-year, $194,000 grant from the National Institute of Justice to translate a violence prevention model to the...

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Deadline Approaching for Student of Integrity Scholarship Applications

The deadline to apply for the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation, Student of Integrity Scholarship Program is quickly approaching. Applications must be received in the BBB office by March...

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New genetically modified plants have better drought tolerance

A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside (UCR); and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) has designed genetically-modified plants that can reduce water loss during times of...

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Community Watch

» Mayfair Collection spending plan wins first city approval 1/15

» Center Street Park ice rink near Wauwatosa to open for season this weekend Updated:  1/14

» Authorities identify woman found dead in Wauwatosa incident 1/13

» I.D. of woman found dead in Wauwatosa incident is confirmed Updated:  1/13

» Wauwatosa West boys basketball team drops games to Pewaukee, Eisenhower 1/13

» Sports Shorts: Jan. 14 1/13

» Wauwatosa East hoopsters looking to turn season around 1/13

» Wauwatosa wrestlers crush New Berlin co-op, 45-17 1/13

» Sports Setting it Straight: Jan. 14 1/12

» Wauwatosa resident plans to run write-in campaign for District 6 seat 1/12

» Wauwatosa police report 'violent physical struggle' between cop, male suspect Updated:  1/12

» Kohl's Off-Aisle discount store heads to Mayfair Collection in Tosa Updated:  1/11

» Video: Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week 1/7

» Kradwell School welcomes new assistant principal 1/6

» Local self-published Wauwatosa author to host book launch 1/6

» Wauwatosa East girls basketball team defeats St. Thomas More, 57-44 1/6

» Danny Larson wins two events at the Bulldogs Swim Invitational; Wauwatosa Hurricanes finish eighth 1/6

» Sky's New Year's Wishes for local prep teams 1/6

» Wauwatosa West Hall of Fame induction set for Feb. 12 1/5

» Zoological Society announces date for annual fundraiser 1/5

» 2015 preps state championships in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country 1/5

» Positive and uplifting stories in suburban Milwaukee and Lake Country in December 1/4

» Wisconsin's first Versona Accessories store to move into Mayfair Collection 1/4

» Newspaper delivery person, neighbor help rescue Wauwatosa family from fire Updated:  1/4

» Tosa Top 5: Five things you need to know about in Wauwatosa this week 12/31

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