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Read the full press release here Madison cancer diagnostics company Exact Sciences Corp. has acquired Ashion Analytics, a Phoenix-based biotechnology startup, to expand its oncology portfolio. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Ashion, a genomics testing company, was previously a wholly owned subsidiary of The Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, which is an […]

Read the full press release here Forward BIOLABS, a co-working life science lab that helps bioscience startups grow, is celebrating early successes and honoring the companies that support the organization. While business incubators are not uncommon, Forward BIOLABS boosts support by providing laboratory equipment and staff to manage safety, training, and other lab operations for […]

Read the full press release here Following a nationwide search, Amit Acharya, PhD, has been selected as the new system vice president and chief research officer for Advocate Aurora Health and Advocate Aurora Research Institute, effective Feb. 1, 2021. In this role, Dr. Acharya will oversee all research within Advocate Aurora, lead the Research Institute and […]

Read the full press release here Promega Corporation is assisting COVID-19 vaccination in Wisconsin. The Promega Wellness Center, a healthcare facility for employees on the company’s Fitchburg campus, is a state-approved COVID-19 vaccination site. It is working with public health to evaluate opportunities to vaccinate priority populations as resources are available. As part of Wisconsin […]

Read the full press release here Allergan, an AbbVie company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved BOTOX® for the treatment of detrusor (bladder muscle) overactivity associated with a neurologic condition in pediatric patients 5 years of age and older who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of […]

Read the full press release here Material verification and contaminant detection are crucial steps in quality assurance. From analyzing oil and gas pipelines, to testing polluted soil, if verification isn’t accurately and correctly performed, it can pose a potential threat to public safety. As a result, inspection personnel require a versatile elemental analyzer that provides […]

Read the full press release here The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education has launched a new funding effort to facilitate university research partnerships and graduate student internships in collaboration with the private sector. The strategic initiative, Promoting Industry Collaboration, is supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation. “We know that […]