Medical College of Wisconsin’s ‘Women in Science’ series to debut

Special to The Freeman

April 7, 2014

WAUWATOSA – The Medical College of Wisconsin’s annual “Women in Science” series will debut on Thursday at GE Healthcare in Wauwatosa.

The series is an opportunity to meet female scientists and physicians and learn about their research, as well as new treatments for disease, according to a MCW statement.

The presentation will focus on gender differences in response to stress, the statement said. Cecilia J. Hillard, a professor of pharmacology and director of the MCW Neuroscience Research Center, will present the latest data linking stress, sleep deprivation and “the munchies,” and share practical tips on healthy living, according to the statement.

The presentation begins at 3:00 p.m. at 9900 Innovation Drive, Wauwatosa. To register to attend the event, contact Karissa Pohle at or 414-955-4717.