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Red Cross renders emergency relief efficiently

... and to raise the status of women socially and economically by making them available opportunities for learning and leadership. The Red Cross mcw units teach home nursing skills to auxiliary nurses, midwives and housewives. 'We have the best quality of nurses or nannies who come home. T...

Designer Rats Reveal Possible Heart Disease Genes

... and why, do some animals become hypertensive when consuming high-salt diets, while others stay healthy? In the first part of the four-year study, mcw researchers began with a strain of rats with high blood pressure, a hallmark of heart disease. Then they bred an almost identical designer rat, with o...
MCW in Biological News

A new kind of rat model

...strain performed on a variety of learning tasks, he says. PhysioGenix, which opened its lab six years ago, licensed the intellectual property from mcw that allows it to commercialize the consomic rats, and the company is finding new applications for them. Howard Jacob, one of the founders of PhysioG...

Oh, rats! Designer animals reveal possible heart disease genes

...ns, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, funded the new study. In the first part of the study, mcw researchers began with a strain of rats bearing high blood pressure, a hallmark of heart disease. The researchers then bred an almost identical design...
MCW in Biological Technology

Hendee promoted to president of MCW Research Foundation; Gutterman steps up

Milwaukee The Medical College of Wisconsin has promoted William Hendee to president of its non-profit Research Foundation . T. Michael Bolger, the college's president and CEO, made the announcement on Friday. "Over the past 14 years, Bill Hendee has provided outstanding leadership in three...

Milwaukee research institutions step up the pace for technology transfer

...ats, which are routinely used for research purposes. Physiology research at mcw is the highest funded program of its kind in the country, and is producing ...g out of other institutions beyond Madison. Start-up companies with ties to mcw are PointOne, Prodesse, Physiogenix and Neurognostics. On the same day Do...

Watching Evolution Happen - Evolving Healthcare Technology Spies Big Change

...sk factor we know the least aboutso far, we really havent been able to measure it, said Dr. Ulrich Broeckel, a professor of cardiovascular medicine at mcw who will be speaking about personalized medicine at the conference. For the first time, were in the position where we can really measure family histor...

An In-Depth Look at Wisconsin's Mediocre Economic Report Card

...es in southeast Wisconsin (MCW), Brostrom said. TechStar helped launch four venture-backed spinouts out of MCW, but there is a lot more opportunity at mcw and at the other southeast Wisconsin research organizations. Reading score, Doyle plan factors According to a Department of Commerce (DOC) spo...

Americas weighty problem: Why the fight against fat is about more than just looking good

... day-to-day basis and may improve long-term metabolic control. In fact, mcw identified a series of nine health risks including Type 2 diabetes and obesity -- that constituted serious statewide issues. The mcw noted that almost one of every five adults in the state is obese, and the p...

Medical College of Wisconsin enhances research with IBM Blade server

...er Architecture will begin shipping in volume globally in April 2004. The mcw is the initial customer site to test the Sequest application on the JS20 ru...ion specifically for use in protein research, and is designed to enable the mcw to expand their research in developing innovative new techniques to improve...

Interview with Medical College of Wisconsin Research Foundation's new director of marketing and licensing

... and sizes, and you don't necessarily have to burn yourself out to make a buck. Clark's new position as director of marketing and licensing for the mcw Research Foundation allows him to help researchers turn their innovations into profitable businesses. "My mission is to find the appropriate company, ...

Entrepreneurial Profile: Kelly Henrickson, founder of Prodesse, Inc.

...ce. Henrickson recalls that the policymakers at mcw supported his moneymaking endeavors by providing h...nth, Prodesse had earned enough money to reimburse mcw for the services of its lab technician. Six months... responsible for running research projects at both mcw and Prodesse. He had three employees, and it took ...

A social event for technology entrepreneurs

...y for everyone in attendance to develop at least a superficial understanding of what the other attendees are working on. Our first speaker will be mcw professor and Prodesse, Inc., founder Dr. Kelly Henrickson. One reason I chose Henrickson is because the company he founded, Prodesse, is making a str...

Southeastern Wisconsin Technology Collaboration

...s Medical School - along with their respective research counterparts, the mcw Research Foundation and the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation - agree..., to identify new funding opportunities," said Joseph Hill, director of the mcw Research Foundation. "The second part of the alliance agreement relates ...
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