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MILWAUKEE, April 5, 2016 – Further advancing Wisconsin’s commitment to growth in the bioscience sector, Dohmen today announced the appointment of Joe Hammer to Chief Development Officer (CDO), effective immediately. Hammer joins Dohmen with more than 15 years of experience at General Electric, most recently serving as Managing Director of GE Capital’s Life Science Finance business. […]

Madison, Wisconsin – Erik Iverson, J.D., LL.M, a nationally recognized leader in advancing global health initiatives, life science discoveries and intellectual property management, has been selected as the next Managing Director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF). The appointment was announced by the WARF Board of Trustees today. Iverson will succeed Carl E. Gulbrandsen, […]

MILWAUKEE – Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have announced the creation of the Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin Biomedical Engineering Department which will bring together the engineering education and research expertise of Marquette and the medical research, technology and clinical expertise of MCW to provide an inclusive education […]

Via Wisconsin Health News Lisa Johnson sees BioForward as a way to combine different sectors of the state’s economy – research, health tech, manufacturing and others – under a single umbrella. “We’re a great industry and Wisconsin has a lot of power in this area,” said Johnson, CEO of the bioscience trade association. “We just […]

Via Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The main ingredient in a pill being developed by FloraSeq LLC will undoubtedly put patients off. But if FloraSeq’s founders are correct, and the pill cures a stubborn and prevalent hospital-acquired infection, patients are likely to get past the ingredient — human feces. “There’s a popular misconception that all stool is […]

Via Xconomy —Arrowhead Research, whose research and development operations are headquartered in Madison, said a therapeutic it’s developing could potentially prevent blood clots and treat angioedema, a condition marked by the swelling of blood vessels. Arrowhead (NASDAQ:ARWR) recently presented animal study data at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting. The company’s stock price […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: County Line Pharmaceuticals, a Brookfield company founded in 2007, has agreed to be bought by Alvogen, a privately owned pharmaceutical company, reportedly for $300 million. County Line, which did not return calls for comment Tuesday, sells so-called specialty generic pharmaceuticals — older drugs with a limited market and typically high prices. Its […]

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Madison-based BioForward, a trade organization for Wisconsin’s bioscience industry, is opening an office at theUWM Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa. BioForward has hired Michael Harrison, a former Medical College of Wisconsin researcher and co-founder ofAngio360 Diagnostics, to run the office, said Lisa Johnson, chief executive officer. “We can’t only be about Madison,” Johnson […]

Wisconsin State Journal: NeuWave Medical, a Madison medical device company, is being bought by Ethicon, part of the Johnson & Johnsonconglomerate. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. No jobs in Madison are expected to be lost. “We are really excited to be acquired by a great company like Johnson & Johnson,” NeuWave CEO […]