A Core Mission - Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Pathology

Clinical & Translational Research Core Lab

The Clinical and Translational Research Core Lab (CTRL) combines two major components in one lab: histopathology and molecular pathology.

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Residency Program

Our department is a superb environment for training in pathology, whether your long term career goal is to become a practitioner of pathology in the community or to become an academic pathologist.

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Steven H. Kroft, MDWelcome from the Chair

The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines “Pathology” as “the study of the essential nature of diseases and especially of the structural and functional changes produced by them.” Since it also defines “Medicine” as “the science and art of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention, alleviation, or cure of disease,” it is not hard to appreciate that Pathology is an essential, foundational discipline for the entire practice of medicine. This applies equally to clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education.

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Personalized Medicine and the Human Genome
Personalized Medicine and the Human Genome
Dr. Craig Mackinnon talks personalized medicine at MCW and Discovery World’s “Genome: Unlocking Life’s Code.”