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UW–Madison retains 6th place in national research ranking

The National Science Foundation released its 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey data, showing that UW–Madison retained 6th place in the national research rankings. Data on UW–Madison’s 2016 expenditures for research show the university remains a research powerhouse with nearly $1.16 billion in annual expenditures for research across all fields, about half of […]

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Exact-Sciences

Exact Sciences’ biggest priority after Cologuard is lung cancer test

Exact Sciences CFO Jeff Elliott says the foundation laid with Cologuard will help bring to market other screening tools, such as a lung cancer test. Elliott gave a promising update on Cologuard and laid out the Madison-based company’s plans at a recent Wisconsin Technology Council luncheon in Madison. Exact Sciences’ noninvasive Cologuard test screens for […]

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UW researcher

Bill would make it easier for UW researchers to fund, commercialize discoveries

Republican and Democratic legislators are backing a bill designed to make it easier for University of Wisconsin employees to privately fund and commercialize their research. Rep. Dave Murphy, R-Greenville, chair of the Assembly Colleges and Universities Committee, and former Sen. Sheila Harsdorf, R-River Falls, chair of the Senate Committee on Universities and Technical Colleges and […]

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JangoBio

JangoBio sees hormone replacement therapy as key to ravages of aging

The degenerative brain disease associated with aging, Alzheimer’s, is a long-standing mystery in the medical world. With 5 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States alone, new approaches are being taken to discover the unknown causes of the condition. Craig Atwood, founder of JangoBio, has spent the past 15 years researching the […]

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BrainXell

A decade after stem cell feat, research ramps up

In his UW-Madison lab, Su-Chun Zhang discovered a likely cause of ALS, the deadly neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, after turning skin cells from ALS patients into stem cells. A protein error in cellular structures called neurofilaments, which transport chemicals that allow muscles to move, leads to paralysis in at least some […]

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GymDandy CEO Nicholas Kartos, left, and Pyxsee CEO Dayne Rusch

Startups GymDandy and Pyxsee win the Elevator Pitch Olympics

Initiatives to get kids playing, and off devices A Madison company that helps sports teams reserve time at playing fields and an Oshkosh startup that gives parents the power to limit their children’s social media access won the judges’ favor at the Elevator Pitch Olympics in Madison on Thursday. GymDandy and Pyxsee tied for top […]

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Yoshihiro Kawaoka

In the heart of devastating outbreak, research team unlocks secrets of Ebola

In a comprehensive and complex molecular study of blood samples from Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, published today (Nov. 16, 2017) in Cell Host & Microbe, a scientific team led by the University of Wisconsin–Madison has identified signatures of Ebola virus disease that may aid in future treatment efforts. Conducting a sweeping analysis of everything […]

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SECTOR67-CHRIS-MEYER

Wis State Journal: Sector67’s Chris Meyer draws standing ovation at entrepreneurs’ conference

Sector67 founder Chris Meyer brought several hundred people to their feet to give him a warm, standing ovation Wednesday at the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium in Madison. In his first public appearance since he was seriously injured in a propane explosion on Sept. 20, Meyer was upbeat and joked around in a question-and-answer session with […]

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