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Semba Biosciences introduces a new multicolumn continuous chromatography platform; dramatically reducing the cost to develop and manufacture biological drugs. MADISON, WI (January 24, 2017) – Semba Biosciences is proud to introduce its versatile and easy to use multicolumn continuous chromatography platform for process development and GMP compliant, single-use manufacturing. Many of the latest drug candidates […]

The United States has long been a leader in medical technology innovation and discovery, and Wisconsin has been a leading state in medical breakthroughs and medical device manufacturing. Unfortunately, we have tax policies, including the medical device tax, that have stifled innovation and job creation, putting our research and technological leadership at risk. Fortunately, lawmakers […]

– This marks the seventh FDA approval and fifth disease indication for IMBRUVICA since the medication’s initial approval in 2013 – IMBRUVICA will be a chemotherapy-free option for patients with MZL who failed prior therapies NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the U.S. Food […]

Get caught up to speed on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Madison-based Exact Sciences (NASDAQ: EXAS) said that Cologuard, the company’s stool-based DNA test for colorectal cancer, is slated to be included in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare Advantage Star Ratings. CMS publishes the Star Ratings each […]

By Jeff Buchanan | Read the full article here.  [Updated 1/27/17, 6:49 pm. See below.] The sale of Stratatech, a Madison, WI-based maker of human skin tissue, to Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in August cost the company $76 million in cash, according to a filing submitted to federal securities regulators. In addition, U.K.-based Mallinckrodt (NYSE: MNK) could […]

By Jeff Buchanan | Read the full article here.  Redox, a Madison, WI-based startup that develops digital tools that enable healthcare applications to access data from electronic health records systems, says it has raised $9 million from investors. New York-based RRE Ventures led the Series B financing. Other participants in the funding round included return backers […]

By David Schuyler | Read the full article here.  Rockwell Automation Inc., a Milwaukee-based provider of industrial automation systems, controls and software, said Friday that it has been selected as a critical industrial automation partner in a U.S. Department of Defense regenerative medicine effort. Rockwell (NYSE: ROK) will serve as a partner in the agency’s new public-private […]