Spectrom, which developed the first device that enables Fused Deposition Modeling, or additive 3D printers, to print in full, variable color, was recently awarded first place in the undergraduate category of the Collegiate Inventors Competition.
Until now, Cellular Dynamics has been solely a provider of cells to use as research tools, but it recently took a small step toward creating a therapy with its first development deal.
Cellular Dynamics International (CDI) announced that the National Eye Institute (NEI), a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), awarded the company a $1.2 million contract to manufacture clinically compatible induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and iPSC-derived human retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells.
MDVIP, the leader in personalized preventive medicine, announced today that Cologuard®, the first and only FDA approved, noninvasive stool DNA screening test for colorectal cancer will now be available by prescription through its physicians.
BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, announced today that it has acquired GenCell Biosystems, a privately-held Irish biotech company.
By Kathleen Gallagher, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Madison-based Exact Sciences Corp.’s noninvasive, colon cancer screening test is now being covered for Medicare patients, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said late Thursday. The decision, which was widely expected, means that Medicare patients will now be able to, under the supervision of their doctors, have their […]
WisBusiness.com For Mitchell Gold, cancer is personal. That’s because his mother died from breast cancer when he was 4 and she was just 26. His grandmother also died of the disease at age 31. They both had — along with his sister — a mutation of the tumor suppressor genes known as BRCA that produces […]
Madworks Coworking’s accelerator program on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, announces the second class of companies to begin the program this fall.
SnowShoe has been selected as one of nine startups to vie for a $100,000 investment from AOL co-founder Steve Case, during his Rise of the Rest tour stop in Madison. SnowShoe makes plastic widgets that conduct electricity, sending current from the user’s body to a smartphone or tablet touchscreen for two-factor identification. Rise of the Rest […]
Exact Sciences Corp. today announced that Group Health Cooperative will be the first health plan in Wisconsin to offer Cologuard® to its patients.