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BioForward is actively engaged with community partners, elected officials, state agencies and industry partners to meet the challenges of combating the coronavirus and demonstrating that Wisconsin can help lead the nation through this healthcare crisis. PPE Focus Eight Madison-area community providers serving people with developmental disabilities and seniors received much-needed PPE as they battle the […]

Read the full press release here. With promising results on its first rheumatological protein therapies, Dianomi is strategically expanding upon its core technology to deliver next-generation nucleic acid therapies MADISON, Wis., Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Dianomi Therapeutics Inc. today announced that it has licensed a second suite of intellectual property (IP) from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation […]

Read the full story from BizJournals here. Cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp. has more than doubled the capital investment and job creation numbers it proposed under an agreement with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., according to documents obtained by the Milwaukee Business Journal per a public records request. In 2015, Madison-based Exact Sciences was approved […]

Read the full story from WISCONSIN INNO here. The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin have partnered on an app that provides real-time communication between doctors that treat patients whose cancer has spread to the brain. The app, called NIMBLE, also provides data-driven treatment recommendations for doctors and references to […]

Read the full press release on Business Wire here. Illumina, Inc. (NASDAQ: ILMN), the global leader in DNA sequencing and array-based technologies, and Roche, a global pioneer in pharmaceuticals and diagnostics, today announced a 15-year, non-exclusive collaboration agreement to broaden the adoption of distributable next-generation sequencing-based (NGS) testing in oncology. As the understanding of genomic […]

Read the full press release from Empirico here. Empirico Inc. announced today that it has entered into a strategic collaboration with Ionis Pharmaceuticals. During the three-year collaboration, Empirico will utilize its Precision Insights Platform, which incorporates huge biological data sets, human genetics and advanced algorithmic approaches, to identify therapeutic targets for indications and tissues that are amenable […]

Read the full press release from BusinessWire here. BioForward names biohealth industry leaders to Board of Directors MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Wisconsin’s state association representing over 220 biohealth member companies, announced seven additions to this year’s Board of Directors. The board of eighteen represents many facets of the state’s diverse biohealth industry and focuses on uniting […]

Read the full press release here. Promega Corporation today announced it has signed a license agreement with MilliporeSigma, a leader in genome editing, to access MilliporeSigma’s foundational CRISPR genome-editing technology. Under the agreement, Promega will create new research products for investigating endogenous biology, including those for drug development. These tools will allow researchers to better […]