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Forming Drug Discovery Partnerships This workshop is aimed towards investigators from across the drug development and discovery spectrum who are interested in forming new research collaborations. Some of the discussion topics will include Target ID/Structural Biology, HTS/Assay Development, Medicinal Chemistry and Lead Optimization or Structure-based Drug...

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...

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...

[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...

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