Wisconsin Bio News

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 […]

05Aug 2019

Read the full article from the University of Wisconsin – Madison here. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been ranked 25th worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings, up from 27th last year. The university placed 19th nationally (21st last year), quality of education, 28th(65th last year); alumni employment, 80th (79th last year); quality of faculty, 35th (32nd last year). The Center for World […]

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 […]

15Jul 2019

Read the full article from BizTimes here. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. recently awarded a $400,000 grant to a Medical College of Wisconsin program focused on accelerating drug discoveries. MCW’s Therapeutic Accelerator Program, housed within the school’s Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology’s Drug Discovery Center, works with academic scientists to bring their drug discoveries from concept to […]

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 […]