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[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...

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...

[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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

What do you get when you combine enthusiastic teachers and their students, scientists excited about their research, and 3D printing technology? SMART Teams! SMART (Students Modeling A Research Topic) Teams is a science education outreach program offered through the MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling.  The 2011-2012...

On Tuesday, January 24th the MCW Office of Research and the Regulatory Knowledge and Research Ethics Program of CTSI sponsored a presentation by Michele Russell-Einhorn, JD, Senior Director, Office of Human Studies at the Dana-Farber Institute. Over 80 participants, including several members of the CTSI...

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...

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