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Cellular Dynamics

Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics says it will make brain cells that can boost research on Alzheimer’s

A Madison stem cell company plans to manufacture specialized brain cells that it says could help researchers create a path toward better drugs to treat Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases. Fujifilm Cellular Dynamics Inc. has signed an agreement with the University of California-Irvine for an exclusive license to a patent for creating microglia cells, a […]

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United Airlines Begins New Service to San Francisco

Daily Nonstop Service Begins with A Departure Gate Celebration Madison, WI – The Bay Area is now a non-stop flight away for business and leisure travelers throughout Dane County and south central Wisconsin thanks to United Airlines’ launch of daily non-stop, year-round service to San Francisco today. “Thank you to United Airlines for their continued […]

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Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest

UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

A University of Wisconsin–Madison spinoff won the grand prize and three others won top awards in their categories in the 15th annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest on Wednesday. The grand prize went to NovoMoto, a social enterprise company that packages and sells solar lighting systems under an innovative rent-to-own program in the Democratic Republic of […]

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A key to Madison’s co-working spaces

Before co-working spaces there were coffee shops. Popular among college students, freelancers and other members of the gig economy escaping the isolation and distraction of working from home, these “third spaces” were — and still are — great places to throw on your headphones and get some work done. But what if you need to make a few phone […]

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Exact Sciences stock swells on revised guidelines for colorectal cancer screening

Exact Sciences stock jumped as much as 13 percent on Wednesday after the American Cancer Society said people should be screened for colorectal cancer at age 45, lowering its guidelines from the current recommended age of 50. Exact, of Madison, makes Cologuard, a stool test for colorectal cancer. More than 1.1 million people have used […]

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$50,000 in Scholarships Awarded to Biohealth Companies to Represent Wisconsin at BIO 2018

BioForward and Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation partner to provide local biohealth companies the opportunity to represent Wisconsin at international BIO conference. Thirty scholarships have been awarded to Wisconsin biohealth companies to attend and exhibit at the International BIO Convention in Boston, MA, June 4-7, 2018. Recipients will receive opportunities to participate in one-on-one partnership meetings, […]

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