Medical College of Wisconsin

The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is a free-standing private medical college and graduate school located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. MCW has over 800 medical students and more than 400 graduate students currently. MCW is noted for its post-doctoral programs in science and medicine. MCW is involved in cutting edge treatment and care of cancer patients, advanced bio-imaging and other medical breakthroughs in medical science.

Address
8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI 53226
Website
http://www.mcw.edu/MCWHome.htm
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_College_of_Wisconsin

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Inflammatory disorders

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 of asthma therapy designed to prevent ...

Cardiology

Bioengineered miniature structures could prevent heart failure

The delivery of tiny biodegradable microstructures to heart tissue damaged by heart attack may help repair the tissue and prevent future heart failure. A team led by cardiovascular researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin ...

Genetics

Parkinson's gene linked to lung cancer

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), in collaboration with other colleagues of the Genetic Epidemiology of Lung Cancer Consortium (GELCC), have identified a gene that is associated with lung cancer.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Statins fail to reduce mortality rate in sepsis patients with ARDS

Despite previously-reported observational and basic science evidence suggesting the use of statins may improve outcomes in patients with sepsis and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a double-blinded clinical trial ...

Health

Access to electronic health records may influence care

Unlike medical records kept in paper charts, electronic health records (EHR) provide numerous access points to clinicians to review a patient's medical history. A new study has found access to electronic health records in ...

Genetics

New genetic cause of warburg micro syndrome identified

A collaborative team of researchers led by researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Edinburgh has identified a gene responsible for Warburg Micro syndrome, a rare genetic disease characterized ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers develop software tool for cancer genomics

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have developed a new bioinformatics software tool designed to more easily identify genetic mutations responsible for cancers. The tool, called DrGaP, is the subject of ...

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