Medical College of Wisconsin

Health & Science
5:22 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Milwaukee Researcher Finds Multiple Genes at Play in Childhood Disorder

New research reveals many genes are behind the childhood apraxia.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Liz Worthey, director of genome informatics for the genome medicine clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Medical College of Wisconsin.

A study by a Milwaukee researcher has identified additional genes related to a complex speech disorder affecting children, but the work could lead to a better overall understanding of defects in the human genome.

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Health & Science
12:09 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Less Sleep, More Bulge? Research Finds Link Between Zzz's, Calories

Refrigerators are the first place for many sleep-deprived people.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews Dr. Cecilia Hillard about the relationship between lack of sleep and eating habits.

People having a hard time sleeping often turn to munchies to deal with their insomnia. But is that healthy?

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Health & Science
12:08 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Chinese Researcher on Probation for Stealing Drug from Medical College

A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced Hua Jun Zhao to time already served in jail (4 1/2 months), plus two years probation.

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Health & Science
2:43 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Study: Many People Frightened to Enroll in Clinical Trials

A nurse administers light therapy to a patient in a clinical trial. This particular study included 20 cancer patients from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
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Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews researcher Kathryn Flynn on public attitudes toward clinical trials.

A new study examines why so few people are signing up to participate in medical trials.

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Regional
12:00 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Medical College Researcher Pleads Not Guilty to Two Federal Offenses

Federal prosecutors initially indicted 42-year-old Dr. Hua Jun Zhao for economic espionage. Now, they have leveled other charges against him - computer fraud and lying to an FBI agent. On Thursday, Zhao entered a plea of not guilty on each count.

Zhao was a researcher at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Authorities had accused him of stealing three vials of a possible cancer-fighting compound and academic research from the college, intending to pass off the items in China as his work.

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