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Mentored Career Development Award Program (KL2) – 2012 Awardee

CTSI is pleased to announce the 2012 Mentored Career Development Award (KL2) has been given to Venkatesh Sampath, MD, MRCPCh. Dr. Sampath is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology at the Medical College of Wisconsin. His focus of study is “Gene – Environment...

CTSI Director to receive MCW’s Distinguished Service Award

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...

CTSI Awards $875,000 for New Pilot Projects

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...

MSOE SMART Teams Poster Session at MCW

[caption id="attachment_9091" align="alignright" width="242" caption="Carlos De La Peña, CTSI Administrator and Ed Minter, TRU Manager listen as students present their project about Fibrinogen."][/caption] The MCW Cafeteria Lobby was buzzing with activity on the afternoon of Friday, March 9th when over 200 people stopped by to support...

2nd Annual UWM Innovation Park Collaborative Discussion

The development of UWM Innovation Park - a graduate-level engineering campus on the Milwaukee County Grounds in Wauwatosa - represents a great opportunity to establish research collaborations between institutions. In September 2011 the first ever UWM Innovation Park Panel Discussion was held at the Medical...

Data Symposium 2012

[caption id="attachment_9688" align="alignright" width="242"] Gilbert White, MD, Director, Blood Research Institute welcomes participants.[/caption] CTSI and SeWHiP (Southeast Wisconsin High Performance Cyberinfrastructure) member organizations hosted Data Symposium 2012 on March 1st to explore data-intensive research challenges. Eight experts from U.S. agencies, national laboratories and research institutes discussed...

CTSI Introduces New Models of Disease and Drug Discovery Course

Models of Disease and Drug Discovery is a new course being offered this spring at MCW. Directed by Ramani Ramchandran, PhD., the course will focus on animal models of disease and drug discovery. It will complement and expand the current curriculum taught in the Developmental...

CTSI Bionutrition and Body Composition Lab Acquires Lunar iDXA

Comprehensive views and trending data of body composition are valuable in clinical research and practical applications when investigating diseases that affect bone mineral content and soft tissue. A number of conditions exist where capturing body composition and bone mineral content is significant for further understanding...

Zablocki VA Medical Center Translational Research Unit

The Zablocki VA Medical Center Translational Research Unit (V-TRU) is a resource for clinical investigators working with both veterans and non-veterans. Located on the fifth floor of the Veteran’s Medical Center, the unit consists of three fully equipped exam rooms and a laboratory specimen processing...

Data Symposium 2012

The research community’s need for progressively granular results has driven the development of new instrumentation, techniques and electronic health records that are overwhelming researchers with volumes of data. Meanwhile, library informatics professionals, IT service providers and funding agencies face unprecedented, and in some cases legislated,...

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