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Aurora's Milwaukee Hospitals Recognized in US News and World Report

MILWAUKEE, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in two different specialties, according to US News and World Report's "2009 America's Best Hospitals" edition. Additionally, in the same publication, St. Luke's and Aur...

Managed Health Services Partners With Milwaukee Health Services to Increase Access to Care for Underserved Communities

- Innovative Program to Increase Access to Care by Expanding the Medical Home - MILWAUKEE, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Managed Health Services (MHS) today announced a partnership with Milwaukee Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center in Milwaukee, to open MHS Convenient C...

NewCardio to Present at CapStone's Third Annual Small-Cap Investor Conference July 30

...esident and Chief Financial Officer, will present at CapStone Investments' Third Annual Small-Cap Investor Conference, to be held July 29-30, 2009, in milwaukee at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. NewCardio is scheduled to present at 12:30 p.m. CDT on July 30, 2009. The presentation is intended to provide in...

Project C.U.R.E. and MillerCoors to Welcome the First Lady of Ghana to Colorado for First Ladies' Luncheon in Denver

...ries in the U.S., as well as the Leinenkugel's craft brewery in Chippewa Falls, Wis., and two microbreweries, the Leinenkugel's 10th Street Brewery in milwaukee and the Blue Moon Brewing Company at Coors Field in Denver. MillerCoors vision is to become the best beer company in America by driving profitable ind...

Milwaukee VA Hospital Gains New Spinal Cord Treatment Center

.../ -- The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded a $26.9 million contract to design and build a free-standing spinal cord injury center at the milwaukee VA Medical Center. The contract was awarded to the C3T Construction Company of Milwaukee, a service-disabled, Veteran-owned small business. The 6...

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Recognizes Aurora Physician as Man of the Year

...ciety. He received the honor at an awards ceremony Friday, June 26, at the milwaukee Public Museum. Dr. Taylor is the medical director of the Autologous Stem ... been involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood in milwaukee for more than 25 years. After completing his medical school at Yale Unive...

SearchAmerica(R) President, Daniel Johnson, Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R)

...namic, growing businesses. Johnson was selected by an independent panel of judges, and the award was presented at a gala event at the Pfister Hotel in milwaukee on Thursday, June 11, 2009. "It is an honor to receive this prestigious award from Ernst & Young," stated Johnson. "In 2001, I founded Search...

Parents In Wisconsin Can Now Test Their Children For Lead Exposure Using Saliva

...mmer since they may be at greater risk for lead poisoning then. High Risk Areas for Lead Poisoning by County Level, Wisconsin 2006   milwaukee County:#Children Tested 26,343, Total Confirmed Lead Poisoning Case 1091 Racine County: #Children Tested 4,952, Total Confirmed Lead Poisoning Case...

Aurora St. Luke's Dedicates Rooftop Healing Garden and Conservatory

... MILWAUKEE, Wis., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- A panoramic downtown milwaukee view, lush greenery and a calming fountain greet visitors to the rooftop he...lowers and water features. The sweeping view includes Miller Park, downtown milwaukee and Lake Michigan. "The results are fantastic," says Don Tendick Jr., ...

Aurora St. Luke's Dedicates Healing Garden

... June 1, 2009 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Rooftop garden offers patients quiet haven, conservatory features environmentally friendly green roof milwaukee , May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center is dedicating the Vince Lombardi Charitable Funds Heal...
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Bonnie Blair to Break the Ice About Stress Urinary Incontinence in Milwaukee

US Speed Skater Hopes to Educate Women About this Common Condition MILWAUKEE, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- US speed skater Bonnie Blair will be at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee hotel (333 West Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee) on October 25, 2007 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm to talk about her experience wit...

New Hope to Beat Cancer

...ng Lymphocyte (Y-TIL) trial is a phase 2 clinical trial being offered with technical support from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Bethesda, Md. milwaukee native Jeff Capstran participated in an earlier stage of this trial at NCI. Capstran had stage-four metastatic melanoma, a diagnosis that few survive,...
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Milwaukee in Biological News

Cloud computing brings cost of protein research down to Earth

... Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin Biotechnology and Bioengineering Center in milwaukee have just made the very expensive and promising area of protein research more accessible to scientists worldwide. They have developed a set of fr...

Waterborne disease risk upped in Great Lakes

...verwhelm the combined urban storm water and sewage systems such as those in milwaukee and Chicago, resulting in millions of gallons of raw sewage being diverted ...arasites are among the most common health risks of drinking water. In 1993, milwaukee experienced an outbreak in city drinking water of the parasite Cryptosporid...

NIAID announces 25 new awards to develop radiation countermeasures

...ornia Davis Ping Wang, M.D., Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY Hartmut Weiler, Ph.D., Blood Center of Wisconsin, Incorporated, milwaukee Through these combined efforts, NIAID and HHS hope to accelerate the development of medical countermeasures against radiation exposure to help the...

New synthetic form of protein holds promise to stop cancer spread

... Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin in milwaukee have a pending patent on a new synthetic form of a protein involved in certain types of cancers and immune system diseases. The protein, CXCL12, is...

Training future scientists at the Ecological Society of America's 93rd Annual Meeting

...researchers, ecology graduate student and SEEDS alumni students. The program will sponsor 27 undergraduates and six SEEDS alumni to attend this year's milwaukee meeting. Several workshops will provide opportunities for faculty to learn about ESA's programs that support teaching at the undergraduate level. A...

NIAID announces grants to stimulate food allergy research

...incinnati Glenn Furuta, M.D. University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora Mitchell H. Grayson, M.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, milwaukee Lynn Puddington, Ph.D., University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington John T. Schroeder, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ba...

Ecological Society of America announces its 93rd Annual Meeting

...6 bird species A tour of three environmentally-friendly, family-owned dairy farms "Bioblitz:" a 3-hour sampling of the organisms in an area of milwaukee Central Park Riveredge Nature Center and a tour of a Lake Sturgeon rearing facility Lake Michigan cruise Press room operation Members o...

Study finds pitching mound height affects throwing motion, injury risk

...Raasch, M.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, who also is the head team physician for the milwaukee Brewers. Major League Baseball funded the study in an effort to help prevent injuries among professional baseball players. The results of the stud...

Research shows cord blood comparable to matched bone marrow

...s done by extensive review of clinical data from transplant centers around the country and reported to the CIBMTR at the Medical College of Wisconsin, milwaukee and the National Cord Blood Program at the New York Blood Center. The analysis included transplant outcomes in 785 children younger than 16 who had th...

Stem cells found in adult hair follicles may provide alternative to embryonic stem cells

...tes, the nerve-supporting cells that are essential for proper neuron function. She has been awarded a grant from the Biomedical Technology Alliance, a milwaukee inter-institutional research group, to determine in collaboration with Brian Schmit, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical engineering at Marquette...
Milwaukee in Biological Technology

Mentice, Inc. and the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Announce Their Partnership in the Area of Procedural Medical Simulation

EVANSTON, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentice, Inc. and MATC have forged a relationship that will allow the two entities to work on multiple and mutually beneficial projects to further advance the use of simulation in technical colleges and teaching institutions throughout North America. M...

Elekta Chosen to Deliver Sophisticated Brain Mapping Technology to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee

ATLANTA and MILWAUKEE, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Elekta Neuromag(R), the world-leading equipment for non-invasive measurement of brain activity using Magnetoencephalography (MEG) technology, has been ordered by Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/...

From Rustbelt to Techtown: Milwaukee is Building a New Image and a New Economic Reality.

MILWAUKEE Dean Amhaus, the image-conscious president of Spirit of Milwaukee , wont even mention the title of that 1970s sitcom featuring two ditzy women who worked at a Milwaukee brewery. The name of the show (lets call it L and S, in respect to Amhaus) is banned from his vocabulary and he plead...

City of Milwaukee Awards Crestone International 5-Year Contract

MILWAUKEE - The City of Milwaukee awarded Thursday, Jan. 6th a five-year hosting and application management contract to Crestone International , a Georgia-based company, for its PeopleSoft Human Resources and Financials application program. An open and competitive bid process was managed join...

Conference roundup: ITEC Milwaukee smaller, friendlier

MILWAUKEE Now that information on the latest technology is available almost in real-time on the Web, trade shows are not the only place to look at what is new in tech. That could explain the relatively small number of booths at the ITEC conference in Milwaukee that were demonstrating products. O...

eCare Solutions, UW Milwaukee to study health web sites

MILWAUKEEHow and why Web users trust Internet sites to provide them with health maintenance information is the basis of a study being conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee . And Milwaukee-based eCare Solutions has been selected as the subject of the study, which aims to examine the ...

Young Professionals of Milwaukee Celebrates Its Third Birthday, Looks To The Future

Kimberly M. Simon, left, and Charletta D. Flowers, right, who work for Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls, enjoyed networking with Gail E. Holmes, who works for the Energizer Battery Company in St. Louis. On Tuesday, August 17th, 2004, the Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM) threw an elabora...

Aussie rock band to raise stem-cell awareness with Milwaukee concert

Brother plays in concert. Source: Brother Pricks and Pumps Web site. With its use of instruments such as didgeridoos and bagpipes, the Australian band Brother has created its own eclectic style known as mongrel music and emerged as a prolific figure in the world of independent music. Brot...

Boston entrepreneur to enliven Milwaukee angel group

Silicon Pastures, a Milwaukee investor group that has weathered a couple of slow years, is staging a comeback under the leadership of tech entrepreneur Pehr Anderson. The angel network, a group of individual investors with high net worth, allows investors to pool strategies, knowledge and plans ...

Inacom targets diversity programs as Milwaukee expansion drives growth

Madison, Wis. Inacom Information Systems , a computer consulting and training firm headquartered on Madison's south side and focused on the mid-market, recently announced it has become certified as a woman-owned business after 20 years under the leadership of CEO Laurie Benson. Benson has r...

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