Changemakers in Science: 2019 AHW Research Symposium

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Join AHW on Thursday, October 31 for our third annual Changemakers in Science showcase.

Welcoming research faculty, staff and students of MCW and partner institutions, this half-day event will provide a highlight of investigator-initiated, collaborative research from the third cohort of biomedical research projects funded through AHW.

8:00 am - 1:00 pm
MCW Alumni Center
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226


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Event Details

Keynote Speaker

John Kirby, PhD

The Digital Medicine Revolution: How Technology Must Drive Quality & Safety

Jesse M. Ehrenfeld, MD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean and Director
Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment
Professor, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Ehrenfeld will explore how innovation and the adoption of digital tools are needed to address the looming challenges of a growing, aging population with a high burden of chronic disease. Drawing on his own research in this space, Dr. Ehrenfeld will provide examples of promising technologies and discuss policy implications.

Projects & Presenters

Accessing Cerebrovascular Alterations During Recovery After Sports-Related Concussions (SRC)
Yang Wang, MD; Michael McCrea, PhD; Lindsay Nelson, PhD

Predictive Computational Modeling to Define Antiviral Efficacy
Scott Terhune, PhD; Ranjan Dash, PhD

Genetic Impact of MYH6 Variants in a Patient-Derived In Vitro Model of Congenital Heart Disease
Michael Mitchell, MD; Aoy Tomita-Mitchell, PhD

Reprogramming Tumor Reactive T Cells to Treat High Risk Hematological Malignancies
Weiguo Cui, PhD; Bryon Johnson, PhD; Ehab Atallah, MD

Bacterial Products Related to Chronic Inflammation in Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patients
Dara Frank, PhD; Julie Biller, MD; Nathan Ledeboer, PhD

The MCW Program for Personalized Breast Cancer Treatment (PBCT)
Michael Flister, PhD; Hallgeir Rui, MD, PhD

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