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Medical College awards $2.1 million to health initiatives across the state Will support five projects by Lauren Anderson November 21, 2017, 10:24 AM The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin recently awarded $2.1 million to five initiatives aimed at improving health in communities around the state. The Medical College of Wisconsin. The initiatives […]

By Liam Selfors While cancers, among many complex multigenic diseases, are often mechanized by precise genetic and environmental underpinnings, they have been traditionally categorized and treated by their location (ie. ‘skin’ cancer or ‘breast’ cancer). Some companies would like you to believe that every drug works for every patient, this is unfortunately not the case. […]

Read the full article from MSOE here!    Published on: October 23, 2017 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) announced today a new academic facility to be constructed in the center of campus. The $34 million Dwight and Dian Diercks Computational Science Hall has been funded by a donation from MSOE Regent and alumnus Dr. Dwight Diercks and his […]

Read the full article from the Scientist here!    2017 Top 10 Innovations From single-cell analysis to whole-genome sequencing, this year’s best new products shine on many levels. By The Scientist Staff | December 1, 2017 167159 Innovation comes in many forms, molded into various outlooks, adapted to shifting time frames. Sometimes, technological and conceptual progress is undergirded by […]

Read the full article by Molly Dill at BizTimes Milwaukee here.  Milwaukee-based Promentis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has started clinical trials for its lead compound, the company announced today. The company also elaborated on how its lead pharmaceutical compound, SXC-2023, would ultimately be used. The Phase 1 single ascending dose study will focus on trichotillomania, a condition in which […]

Read the full article by Molly Dill at BizTimes Milwaukee here.  In its second year, attendance at Milwaukee Startup Week increased by 57 percent. Matt Cordio, co-founder of Milwaukee Startup Week, introduces the Reverse Pitch event at Northwestern Mutual. The event attracted 4,100 attendees, up from 2,600 last year. There were more than 50 free programs as […]

Read the full article by David Wahlberg at the Wisconson State Journal here.    In his UW-Madison lab, Su-Chun Zhang discovered a likely cause of ALS, the deadly neurological disorder also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, after turning skin cells from ALS patients into stem cells. A protein error in cellular structures called neurofilaments, which transport […]

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