BioForward Blog

28Feb 2018

Why the flu vaccine doesn’t always work (and what a Wisconsin company is doing about it) By Kelsey Veldkamp, 2/28/2018   It is no news that the 2017-2018 flu season has been particularly nasty. Nearly every headline written about the current flu season points to high levels of hospitalizations and deaths expected this season—and statistics […]

20Dec 2017

By Kate Rodgers   With company expansions, large acquisitions, and landmark FDA approvals, 2017 has been a year of growth for Wisconsin’s biohealth industry. Particularly, Wisconsin’s biomanufacturing industry has experienced significant growth and is looking to make an even larger impact in 2018. Three Wisconsin biomanufacturing leaders led a discussion on what they see for […]

07Dec 2017

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. […]

30Oct 2017

by Liam Selfors Samsung’s medical division met with professionals in the healthcare field to research how new technology can be applied to medicine and asked one very important question: What problems are you not currently trying to solve? It turns out that clinicians completely lose control of their patients at a vital stage in treatment […]

28Sep 2017

The countdown is on for this year’s Wisconsin Biohealth Summit, only 13 days away! Ready to join over 350 of the industry’s leaders this October? Here’s 5 reasons why you can’t miss the premiere Wisconsin biohealth event of the year: 1.  Gain insight from two keynote presentations from technology and biohealth industry leaders. Begin the day learning from Charlie Alvarez, […]