Member Press Releases

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 […]

29May 2019

Read the full press release here. Fargo, ND, May 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Aldevron, a global leader in the custom development and manufacture of plasmid DNA, proteins, mRNA and antibodies to the biotech industry, has named Brian Walters, President of its antibody business unit and Tom Foti President of its protein business unit. Walters […]

20May 2019

Read the full press release here. May 20, 2019 Early data on pancreatic cancer detection presented at Digestive Disease Week® 2019 SAN DIEGO, CA – May 20, 2019 – Early research using blood-based methylated DNA markers, identified through the longstanding collaboration between Exact Sciences and Mayo Clinic, demonstrates a potential to achieve 92% sensitivity and 92% specificity […]

09May 2019

Read the full press release here. May 9th, 2019 – Janesville, WI – SHINE Medical Technologies, Inc. (SHINE), a Wisconsin company dedicated to being the world leader in the safe, clean, affordable production of medical isotopes, broke ground today on their first medical isotope production facility in Janesville, Wisconsin. US Department of Energy (DOE) Under Secretary for […]