BioForward Member News

12Sep 2019

Read the full article from Business Wire today. GE Healthcare today announced the Food and Drug Administration’s 510(k) clearance of Critical Care Suite, an industry-first collection of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms embedded on a mobile X-ray device. Built in collaboration with UC San Francisco (UCSF), using GE Healthcare’s Edison platform, the AI algorithms help to […]

12Sep 2019

Read the full press release from Business Wire here. JANESVILLE, Wis., Sept. 12, 2019 –SHINE Medical Technologies LLC today announced that its founder and CEO Greg Piefer has received the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Physics’ 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award.  The award is the highest honor presented to accomplished graduates of UW-Madison for their professional […]

28Aug 2019

Read the full press release from RPRD Diagnostics here.  RPRD (Right Patient Right Drug) Diagnostics and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital today announced their recent publication, “Challenges in clinical implementation of CYP2D6 genotyping: choice of variants to test affects phenotype determination,” in Genetics in Medicine, the official journal of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics. In this article […]

12Aug 2019

Read the full press release here. General Capital Group, a real estate development company specializing in life sciences development and other complex build-to-suits, recently celebrated Illumina’s new space – a build-to-suit R&D, production lab and office facility adjacent to the University of Wisconsin’s University Research Park in Madison, Wisconsin. A select group of community members, […]

06Aug 2019

Read the full article from NBC 15 here. A research team will be testing a personalized cell therapy treatment for kidney transplant patients. The UW Program for Advanced Cell Therapy (PACT) will use the treatment to study its effects on a viral infection faced by around 30-40% of kidney and/or pancreas transplant recipients. The study […]

31Jul 2019

Read the full story from PR Newswire here. EQT to partner with founder and CEO Michael Chambers, as well as TA Associates, to support Aldevron on its future growth journey EQT will support Aldevron through investments in additional production capacity, R&D, and growth initiatives and by leveraging EQT’s strong healthcare expertise, global presence, and network […]

29Jul 2019

Read the full press release from Exact Sciences here. Joins two of the strongest brands in cancer diagnostics, Cologuard® and Oncotype DX®, providing a strong platform for continued growthForms best-in-class commercial, research, development and clinical organization, with enhanced scale and scope in cancer diagnosticsGlobal infrastructure accelerates the ability to provide new innovative cancer diagnostics to […]

16Jul 2019

Read the full press release here. Dr. Kim McDowell has been appointed to oversee the regulatory affairs of the Program for Advanced Cell Therapy (PACT). Her main duties will include crafting and managing investigational new drug (IND) and investigational device exemption (IDE) applications for PACT-sponsored clinical trials and regulatory compliance. “Dr. McDowell brings with her the […]

16Jul 2019

Read the full press release from Business Wire here. BELOIT, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes, LLC, a global innovator in the production and distribution of radioisotopes used for medical imaging, today announced completion of construction on its 20,000 square foot molybdenum-99 (Mo-99) processing facility in Beloit, Wis., with equipment installation currently underway. Establishing this processing facility […]