Member Press Releases

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, […]

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 […]

11Jul 2019

Read the full press release from BellBrook Labs here. Madison, WI – July 2019 – BellBrook Labs has been awarded a $300,000 SBIR grant by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) to develop novel inhibitors for cyclic GAMP Synthase (cGAS), a promising therapeutic target for autoimmune diseases, including lupus. The enzyme cGAS […]

25Jun 2019

Read the full press release here. MADISON – Up to $275,000 in grants will be awarded to nine small businesses in the latest round of awards by the Ideadvance Seed Fund fostering the entrepreneurship ecosystem across Wisconsin.  Ideadvance is a rigorous two-stage process of seed funding and mentoring to move innovative ideas forward into feasible businesses. It […]

24Jun 2019

Read the full news release here. MILWAUKEE _ Microsoft Corp. President Brad Smith pledged a donation worth more than $1.5 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Connected Systems Institute Monday afternoon at UWM’s new Lubar Entrepreneurship Center. The announcement was part of Smith’s keynote speech to the IoT Talent Consortium annual meeting, hosted by Rockwell […]

17Jun 2019

Read the full press release here. MADISON, WIS. (PRWEB) JUNE 17, 2019 Cellara, LLC, a software-as-a-service company, announced today the commercial release of CultureTrax software V2.0. It is the first productivity software designed to meet the unique needs of stem cell scientists. Stem cells are a core technology for basic biological and medical research as well […]

14Jun 2019

Read the full story from MGE here. For more than 30 years, University of Wisconsin-Madison affiliate University Research Park has been a hotspot for innovation in engineering, computational and life sciences. As your community energy company, MGE and its philanthropic arm, the MGE Foundation, are helping to advance the next generation of innovation by supporting Forward BIOLABS. With the […]