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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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Exact Sciences starts scouting for a third lab site, CEO Kevin Conroy says

Exact Sciences Corp. hasn’t finished building its second big laboratory building to process Cologuard tests for colorectal cancer but the Madison cancer diagnostics company already is planning for lab No. 3. And, in an unrelated move, Exact’s stock price topped $100 per share this week for the first time. Exact has “begun evaluating potential sites […]

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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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NEWSWEEK Best Hospitals

University Hospital in Madison has been ranked 14th by Newsweek magazine in its latest list of the best hospitals in the world

Of all the industries on the threshold of transformation, none is more politically contentious, tightly regulated, scientifically significant or economically important than health care. Hospitals around the globe will drive—and be shaped by—much of this disruption. Newsweek has spent the better part of nine decades covering every aspect of health care, and we are committed […]

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Tech sector gained over 4,500 jobs last year, study shows

Wisconsin’s tech sector gained more than 4,500 jobs last year, according to the latest industry analysis from CompTIA. The Cyberstates 2019 report also finds the sector’s overall economic output grew in 2018. About 215,000 technology workers in the state make up about 7.1 percent of the Wisconsin workforce, the report shows. And the tech sector’s […]

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