BioForward News

29Sep 2016

Industry, Academia and Research Community unveil united effort to make Wisconsin a world-class center of biomanufacturing September 29, 2016 11:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BioForward, Inc., the voice for biohealth in Wisconsin, unveiled a united effort to make Wisconsin a world leader in biomanufacturing during its lunch panel at the BioForward Summit in […]

29Sep 2016

More collaboration, capital and “wins” are needed to build Wisconsin’s biohealth sector, company executives said at a panel Tuesday. Michael Barbouche, CEO of Forward Health Group, a population health company, said while companies may want to work together, they don’t always reach out or connect with other organizations. “A big challenge is that we kind […]

18Jul 2016

A few nights ago, I had the pleasure of attending my first BioForward networking and lecture event. Sponsored by and hosted at Quarles & Brady in downtown Milwaukee, the event focused around the topic of the microbiome, a field that has been gaining more and more attention over the past few years. The folks at BioForward […]

12Jun 2016

By Mark Johnson of the Journal Sentinel A professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s School of Freshwater Sciences has received a four-year, $1.5 million federal grant to seek better ways of assessing water pollution along rivers and beaches in urban areas. The professor, Sandra McLellan, will use the money from the National Institutes of Health for work involving […]

28Mar 2016

Via Wisconsin Health News Lisa Johnson sees BioForward as a way to combine different sectors of the state’s economy – research, health tech, manufacturing and others – under a single umbrella. “We’re a great industry and Wisconsin has a lot of power in this area,” said Johnson, CEO of the bioscience trade association. “We just […]

18Mar 2016

Via Xconomy —Arrowhead Research, whose research and development operations are headquartered in Madison, said a therapeutic it’s developing could potentially prevent blood clots and treat angioedema, a condition marked by the swelling of blood vessels. Arrowhead (NASDAQ:ARWR) recently presented animal study data at the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting. The company’s stock price […]

10Mar 2016

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Madison-based BioForward, a trade organization for Wisconsin’s bioscience industry, is opening an office at theUWM Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa. BioForward has hired Michael Harrison, a former Medical College of Wisconsin researcher and co-founder ofAngio360 Diagnostics, to run the office, said Lisa Johnson, chief executive officer. “We can’t only be about Madison,” Johnson […]