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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR)

UW Changes Lives: Building a biomanufacturing hotbed

To Bill Murphy and the other leaders of the Forward BIO Initiative, Wisconsin possesses all the elements to become a hub of biomanufacturing in the United States, the Midwest’s version of Boston or San Francisco in this rapidly expanding industry. “Our established, statewide excellence in research, technology development and workforce development make Wisconsin a powerhouse,” says Murphy, the […]

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Thomson Lab

Stem cell scientists clear another hurdle in creating transplant arteries

Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and treating it isn’t easy.  The disease wreaks havoc on patients’ blood vessels and can require complex bypass surgery. Scientists at the Morgridge Institute for Research are working toward a dream of creating artery banks — similar to blood banks common today — with readily-available material […]

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New Metabolic Biomarkers Open Door to Earlier Diagnosis, More Precise and Individualized Treatment of Children at Risk for Autism

NeuroPointDX presents further data from the Children’s Autism Metabolome Project at INSAR 2019 MADISON, WI (May 6, 2019): Continued analysis of samples from the Children’s Autism Metabolome Project (CAMP), the most comprehensive clinical study of metabolism in children who has autism spectrum disorder (ASD) conducted to date, has identified three new areas of metabolism that affect […]

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Madison WI Women's Jobs

These 10 U.S. Cities Have The Most Successful Women Per Capita: Madison #1

Despite the wage gap not being closed in its entirety, women are thriving professionally, and increasingly so. According to new research published by SmartAsset, women are becoming more successful across the board, but there are a few cities in particular that stand out. The organization made their evaluations based on the following criteria: which cities […]

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Mallinckrodt Ribbon Cutting

Expansion of Operations and Manufacturing Facility for StrataGraft® Regenerative Skin Tissue in Madison, Wis.

– Expanded state-of-the-art facility provides capacity for clinical and commercial development of StrataGraft, if approved – Investment marks Mallinckrodt’s continued commitment to clinical development and manufacturing in the Madison community STAINES-UPON-THAMES, United Kingdom, April 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Mallinckrodt plc (NYSE: MNK), a leading global specialty pharmaceutical company, today celebrated the completion of its expanded […]

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WARF chief venture officer calling for greater state investment in shared lab spaces for emerging biotech startups

Mike Partsch, chief venture officer for WARF, is calling for greater state investment in shared lab spaces to help emerging biotech startups. As a former founder and CEO of a startup in this space, called Cervel Neurotech, Partsch says competition has only grown more fierce in the decade since he guided the company through two […]

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Biz Plan Contest

From gunshot detection to medical breakthroughs, Biz Plan Contest finalists show state’s tech range

Twenty-five entries representing sectors as broad as social media, health technologies and innovations in products or services are competing in the finalist round of the 16th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. The contestants have survived two rounds of judging in the contest organized through the Wisconsin Technology Council and its sponsors and volunteers. “These […]

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