Archive for Research News

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on

Anna Palatnik, MD, Publishes Paper in the American Journal of Perinatology on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor vs. Expectant Management among Obese Women at ≥39 Weeks”

05/13/2019 • Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, Anna Palatnik, MD, published her paper on “Outcomes of Elective Induction of Labor versus Expectant Management among Obese Women at ≥39 Weeks”... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trial Aimed at Improving Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trial Aimed at Improving Treatment of Fetal Arrhythmias

05/07/2019 • Dr. Erika Peterson, Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce our participation in a new international multicenter clinical... Read More ›

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Awarded Top Honor, Among Top 30 Clinical Research Centers in the United States

The Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center Awarded Top Honor, Among Top 30 Clinical Research Centers in the United States

05/01/2019 • The National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) recently designated the MCW Cancer Center as a Lead Academic Participating Site (LAPS) for the... Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Awarded CTSI Grant on

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh Awarded CTSI Grant on “Effects of Preeclampsia and Preterm Birth on Maternal Endothelial Function”

03/18/2019 • Along with Drs. Jacquelyn P. Kulinski and Nicole Lohr, Dr. Jennifer McIntosh has been awarded the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Traditional Pilot Award... Read More ›

Infertility: The Word on Medicine Podcast

Infertility: The Word on Medicine Podcast

02/20/2019 • The Word on Medicine: the conversation dedicated to examining medical innovation and discovery in Southeastern Wisconsin. It features faculty and research teams of the Medical... Read More ›

Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

Dr. Allison Linton awarded AHW grant to Increase Access to Reproductive Health Services at Milwaukee Co. Health Departments

01/16/2019 • In partnership with Health Care Education and Training (HCET) and four Milwaukee County Health Departments, Allison Linton, MD, MPH (Obstetrics and Gynecology Generalist) has been... Read More ›

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded American Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed Grant on Unexpected Roles of microRNAs on Transcriptional Activation

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded American Cancer Society – Cancer Center Seed Grant on Unexpected Roles of microRNAs on Transcriptional Activation

12/31/2018 • Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan, PhD has been awarded an American Cancer Society - Cancer Center Seed Grant on "RNA Activation Driven Ovarian Cancer grant on Unexpected roles... Read More ›

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded DOD grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Dr. Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan awarded DOD grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer

12/21/2018 • Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan, PhD has been awarded a Department of Defense (DOD) grant on Targeting miR551b to prevent Tumor formation and Metastasis of Triple Negative Breast... Read More ›

Dr. Ling Wang awarded DOD grant to study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

Dr. Ling Wang awarded DOD grant to study Breast Cancer Brain Metastases

12/18/2018 • Ling Wang, MD, PhD has been awarded a Department of Defense (DOD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Breakthrough Level 1 grant for 3 years, titled... Read More ›

Oral Medication Improves Survival Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients

Oral Medication Improves Survival Outcomes for Ovarian Cancer Patients

12/07/2018 • Women with ovarian cancer who were treated with the oral PARP inhibitor olaparib experienced longer progression-free survival, according to an international study presented at the... Read More ›

Drs. Rader and Kaljo awarded NIH R25 grant for 5 years, titled “Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) for Underrepresented Minority Students”

Drs. Rader and Kaljo awarded NIH R25 grant for 5 years, titled “Student-Centered Pipeline to Advance Research in Cancer Careers (SPARCC) for Underrepresented Minority Students”

11/01/2018 • Janet Rader, MD, the Jack & Elaine Klieger Professor and Chair and Kristina Kaljo, PhD, Assistant Professor, in the department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, have... Read More ›

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

Dr. Anna Palatnik awarded grant of $75,000 from AMAG Pharmaceuticals to study Preeclampsia

10/17/2018 • Anna Palatnik, MD, Assistant Professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology resident alumni, has been awarded a one year grant of $75,000 from AMAG... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

OB/GYN opens MFM Clinical Trials Aimed at Improving Preeclampsia Care

08/28/2018 • Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce our participation in two new multicenter clinical trials aimed at improving... Read More ›

Rounding with the Dean: Knowledge Changing Life in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

08/14/2018 • On October 4, 2017, Josepah E. Kerschner, MD, Dean of the School of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, rounded in the Department of... Read More ›

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh one of the study authors of Platelet Counts during Pregnancy in the New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Jennifer McIntosh one of the study authors of Platelet Counts during Pregnancy in the New England Journal of Medicine

08/14/2018 • Jennifer McIntosh, DO, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine that... Read More ›

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Staff Among the First to Enroll in All of Us Research Program

Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Staff Among the First to Enroll in All of Us Research Program

06/15/2018 • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin staff are among the first people to be invited to join a landmark research program that will help... Read More ›

Women’s Cardiovascular Health: The Word on Medicine Podcast

Women’s Cardiovascular Health: The Word on Medicine Podcast

05/08/2018 • The Word on Medicine: the conversation dedicated to examining medical innovation and discovery in Southeastern Wisconsin. It features faculty and research teams of the Medical... Read More ›

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

OB/GYN opens first Maternal Fetal Medicine clinical trial at MCW

03/21/2018 • Dr. Anna Palatnik and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is excited to announce that we are now part of a multicenter NIH –funded randomized... Read More ›

Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald one of the Study Authors of Utility of Prenatal Doppler Ultrasound to Predict Neonatal Impaired Cerebral Autoregulation

Dr. Garrett Fitzgerald one of the Study Authors of Utility of Prenatal Doppler Ultrasound to Predict Neonatal Impaired Cerebral Autoregulation

02/19/2018 • Garrett Fitzgerald, MD, Assistant Professor in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, is one of the study authors of a paper in the February 6 issue of journal Nature... Read More ›

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

Drs. Jenn McIntosh and Anna Palatnik both chosen to give presentations on their Research at the SMFM Annual Conference

02/14/2018 • The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) annual meeting has become known for its groundbreaking research presentations. This year, there was 1,015 oral and poster presentations... Read More ›

Latest Options for  Cervical Cancer with Dr. William Bradley

Latest Options for Cervical Cancer with Dr. William Bradley

01/19/2018 • Clinical trials are vital to the development of new techniques and treatment in medical care. By participating in such research, the Froedtert & the Medical... Read More ›

Dr. Janet S. Rader - Study Author of Integrated Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Cervical Cancer

Dr. Janet S. Rader – Study Author of Integrated Genomic and Molecular Characterization of Cervical Cancer

03/24/2017  |  Department News, Research News

03/24/2017 • Corresponding author and co-Chair Janet S. Rader, MD and contributors Denise Uyar, MD, William Bradley, MD and Behnaz Behmaram, MD published the article Integrated Genomic... Read More ›

2015 Women’s Health Research Program (WHRP) Grant Awards

2015 Women’s Health Research Program (WHRP) Grant Awards

08/12/2015 • The Women’s Health Research Program (WHRP) has awarded two grants for research projects. Ling Wang, MD, PhD, Instructor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, along with Qing... Read More ›

Dr. Erin Bishop Receives Mentored Career Development Award

Dr. Erin Bishop Receives Mentored Career Development Award

06/23/2014 • The CTSI Mentored Career Development (KL2) Award provides training opportunities for junior faculty working in clinical and translational research to become independent investigators. The program... Read More ›

Ovarian Cancer Research has Champion in the William and Sandy Heitz Family Foundation

Ovarian Cancer Research has Champion in the William and Sandy Heitz Family Foundation

09/10/2013  |  Department News, Research News

09/10/2013 • A family that has been affected by cancer several times over is making significant contributions to the advancement of more effective therapies for ovarian cancer... Read More ›

Treatment Starts with the Right Diagnosis and Comprehensive Choices

Treatment Starts with the Right Diagnosis and Comprehensive Choices

08/26/2013  |  Department News, Research News

08/26/2013 • Not all gynecologic cancers are the same. The treatment sequence and the expertise of the physicians make a significant difference to a patient’s outcome. Janet... Read More ›

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin elevated to full member of Gynecologic Oncology Group

Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin elevated to full member of Gynecologic Oncology Group

08/12/2013  |  Department News, Research News

08/12/2013 • Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin have been elevated to full membership in the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG), a National Cancer Institute (NCI)-funded cooperative... Read More ›

Almost All Endometrial Cancer Treated Robotically at Froedtert & the Medical College

Almost All Endometrial Cancer Treated Robotically at Froedtert & the Medical College

04/03/2012  |  Department News, Research News

04/03/2012 • "During the last several years, minimally invasive procedures have become the mainstay for many gynecologic cancers," said Janet Rader, MD, FACOG, Medical College of Wisconsin... Read More ›

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Global Research Effort Explores Genetics of Obesity

12/07/2011  |  Department News, Research News

12/07/2011 • Researchers at The Medical College of Wisconsin are national leaders on the genetic basis of obesity. They made a landmark discovery that uncovered a genetic... Read More ›

Nature - June 2011

Dr. Janet S. Rader one of the Study Authors of Integrated Genomic Analyses of Ovarian Carcinoma

07/18/2011  |  Department News, Research News

07/18/2011 • Janet Rader, MD, Chairman and the Jack A. & Elaine D. Klieger Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, is one of the study authors of a paper... Read More ›

Volunteers Needed for Cervical Cancer Study

Volunteers Needed for Cervical Cancer Study

06/20/2011  |  Department News, Research News

06/20/2011

Volunteers are needed for a study to identify genetic risk factors for cervical cancer. You may be eligible to participate if you have a personal history of invasive cervical cancer or pre-invasive cervical cancer (CIN3 or severe dysplasia).

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Individualized Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

Individualized Treatment for Ovarian Cancer

05/01/2011  |  Department News, Research News

05/01/2011 • About 500 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer annually in Wisconsin. Even after treatment, this disease recurs in about 75 percent of patients, according to... Read More ›

Study Looks at Genetics and Cervical Cancer

Study Looks at Genetics and Cervical Cancer

01/13/2011  |  Department News, Research News

01/13/2011 • Women who have been treated for cervical cancer may be eligible for a current study on genetic susceptibility to that cancer. Exposure to the human... Read More ›

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