BioForward Member News

16May 2017

Read the full article from Xconomy, by Jeff Buchanan, here. Keep up with the latest news from Wisconsin’s innovation community, starting with these headlines: —The U.S. Coast Guard submitted a request for information to a government procurement website related to the purchase of electronic health records (EHR) software, Healthcare IT News reported. The Coast Guard had […]

13Apr 2017

MARSHFIELD — Prominent local scientists and state and regional environmental experts will headline a grassroots march and rally on Earth Day in Marshfield. The free, public event celebrates the essential contributions of science to society, with speakers including the founder and CEO of PreventionGenetics, the senior policy director of Clean Wisconsin, and two distinguished Marshfield […]

06Apr 2017

Read the full article from Xconomy here!  Shine Medical Technologies, a Janesville, WI-based company that’s working to resume domestic production of a vital medical isotope, has raised another $2.2 million from investors, says vice president of business development Katrina Pitas. According to a document filed with federal securities regulators, Shine raised more than $27.1 million […]

28Mar 2017

Xconomy, Wisconsin – By Jeff Buchanan Another large insurer has said it will cover Cologuard, a stool-based DNA screening test for colorectal cancer developed by Madison, WI-based Exact Sciences. The announcement sent the company’s stock price higher during trading Monday. Hartford, CT-based Aetna (NYSE: AET) updated its policy to include Cologuard in its list of […]