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The promise of personalized medicine–or clinical intervention tailored to the individual patient–has grown closer to reality in recent years, particularly as researchers understand more about genetics and the role that variances, or mutations, in an individual’s DNA can play in diseases and response to drugs. In particular, “pharmacogenetics” analyzes patients’ genomes for variations that are known to impact drug safety and […]

Annual Summit Highlights Impact of Wisconsin’s Thriving Biohealth Industry in New Era of Healthcare Solutions BioForward Summit showcases Wisconsin strengths and redefines the state’s image October 12, 2017 09:36 AM Central Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Inc., the member-driven association that serves as the voice of the biohealth industry in Wisconsin, showcased the strength of […]

See the full news segment here!    MADISON, Wis. – Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn announced its intentions to collaborate with Wisconsin cancer researchers, one of many potential national collaborations on cancer treatment and prevention. The company specified its desire to collaborate with the UW-Madison Carbone Cancer Center, saying Madison stands out for its status as […]

Read the full article from HuffPost here.  Harleys. Cheeseheads. Packers. Beer. Maybe even hard-working people with Midwest values. That’s what you might hear when you tell people you live in Milwaukee. Or you did. Now, increasingly, it’s changing. The heart of Wisconn Valley. Regenerated downtown and leisure-drenched riverwalk. New NBA Milwaukee Bucks stadium. A center of advanced […]

Read the full article by Molly Dill at BizTimes Milwaukee here.    Startup Milwaukee is launching a new event series aimed at highlighting and forming partnerships between established businesses and startup companies. “The goal of Startup Milwaukee Ignition is to highlight how companies are working strategically with startups to help startups build sustainable businesses in Wisconsin […]

October 5, 2017 – Lucigen Corporation and Illumina Inc. have entered into a License and Knowledge Transfer Agreement (effective September 13, 2017) whereby Lucigen will manufacture and sell the entire Epicentre product portfolio through its worldwide distribution network. Over the last few months Lucigen has been distributing the entire Epicentre line. This Agreement completes the […]

Read the full article from Milwaukee Business Journal here.    Ulrich Broeckel, founder and CEO of RPRD Diagnostics, returned home recently from a Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.-sponsored trade mission to Japan and South Korea with something that will pay dividends for years to come: a strategic partnership with Orient Bio Inc., a leading South Korean biotechnology company. […]

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