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Before the popularity of yogurts, probiotic drinks or supplements, Dr. John Baker and his team observed a connection between the good bacteria living in your intestines and improved heart health. Dr. Baker and his team confirmed their observations in animal models over the past year. Now,...

Where will the next generation of drugs come from? A major new initiative is helping industry and academic institutions "break down the barriers" to new drug development. The CTSI Regional Drug Discovery and Repurposing Initiative (DDRI) aims to expedite the development of new drugs and...

This month, we invited our partner organizations to answer two questions: "What is CTSI doing right?" and "What can CTSI do better?" As part of the Institute’s robust regional strategic planning process, CTSI Director, Dr. Reza Shaker, is soliciting new, innovative ideas from all institutional members...

Bradley Taylor has been named Chief Research Informatics Officer at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he leads Biomedical Informatics for the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin. He and his team integrate information technology systems, electronic health records, clinical databases, and tissue...

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Dr. Reza Shaker has been chosen as a 2012 Distinguished Service Award recipient. This award is the Medical College’s highest faculty honor. It is given to members of the MCW community who have achieved exceptional personal distinction and in turn, have brought prestige to the...

The CTSI Pilot and Collaborative Clinical and Translational Research Grants Program has been designed to advocate, facilitate and foster the continuum of research from bench to bedside, and from bedside to community practice. Support for the Pilot Award Program comes from Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin...

Located on the fourth floor of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Pediatric Translational Research Unit (P-TRU) is a resource for all clinical investigators to perform the translational aspects of their behavioral, clinical and/or observation studies. The P-TRU services all ages from birth through geriatrics. Most...

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) was awarded a $95,000 grant from the Northwestern Mutual Foundation that will cover a one year planning phase for a pioneering and novel approach to promote family-based lifestyles that foster health enhancing environments for children. A team of...

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin is comprised of eight partnering institutions: the Medical College of Wisconsin, the BloodCenter of Wisconsin (BCW), Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW), Froedtert Hospital (FH), Marquette University (MU), Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE), University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM),...

In an effort to speed the movement of discoveries from the lab to the patients, the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has been established by the National Institutes of Health. NCATS will become the parent program of the CTSA (Clinical and Translational Science...

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John Routes, MD, Professor of Pediatrics (Allergy and Immunology), has been appointed Co-Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin (CTSI) by Reza Shaker, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research and the Joseph E. Geenen Professor in Gastroenterology. In...

The Exercise Science Program in the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University is a subset of the Physical Therapy Department. Exercise science is the study of human movement and the adaptations that occur due to exercise training. Researchers in this field utilize physiological approaches...

The MSOE SMART Team program (Students Modeling a Research Topic) is currently recruiting translational researchers to mentor teams of high school students in a minimally invasive protein modeling project.  The goal of the program is to expose students to the real world of science –...

The CTSI is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Knudson, MD, as Co-Director of the CTSI Biomedical informatics Program. Dr. Knudson is an associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism, and Clinical Nutrition at MCW and serves as a co-Director...

Gilbert C. White, MD, Associate Dean for Research for the Blood Research Institute, has been appointed to the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHBLI) Advisory Council. His term runs through Oct. 31, 2014....

The supplement will be use to conduct a study looking at issues in the design and analysis of comparative effectiveness research. These issues are motivated in part by our experience in analyzing and planning studies in the context of the CTSI....

With an emphasis on educational issues and a goal of sharing resources, best practices and facilitating collaboration, members of the Midwest Consortium (MC) partner to strengthen clinical research education programs, mentoring, and career development opportunities for scholars....

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