Wisconsin Bio News

Read the full press release here Serious runners and casual walkers alike are invited to join a month-long Get Your Rear in Gear® – Madison run/walk virtual event during May to raise money and awareness for colorectal cancer screening efforts. Colorectal cancer is the nation’s No. 2 cancer killer, but it is up to 95% preventable with proper […]

Read the full press release The Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment (AHW), a statewide health philanthropy based at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), has announced a $230,000 funding award to support a coalition of partners in increasing COVID-19 vaccination rates in Milwaukee County, with a focus on 10 highly impacted and high-risk ZIP codes. “The COVID-19 […]

Read the full press release here BostonGene and the Medical College of Wisconsin on Tuesday announced a research partnership to identify predictive biomarkers for pancreatic cancer. Specifically, the Waltham, Massachusetts-based biomedical software firm and the Medical College of Wisconsin will analyze whether pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma patients’ unique tumor microenvironments affect their treatment responses. BostonGene will […]

Read the full press release here Gov. Tony Evers today, together with Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) Secretary-designee Dawn Crim, visited and toured the Pfizer facility in Pleasant Prairie. The governor also signed Assembly Bill (AB) 120, now Wisconsin Act 25, which will help Pfizer, Inc., and Wisconsin continue to provide COVID-19 vaccine, vaccination […]

Read the full press release here In what’s being hailed as “a major milestone for nuclear medicine,” NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes has received a pair of high-tech machines that will be used to produce radioactive material used in millions of medical procedures each year. The 24-ton particle accelerators arrived in Beloit Tuesday on flatbed trucks, capping […]

Read the full press release here Advocate Aurora Health has launched a single-center, investigator-initiated clinical trial to evaluate different closure strategies following minimally invasive heart procedures that require access to a patient’s major vein. Open only at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center in Milwaukee, the study compares the safety and efficacy of a venous closure device, Abbott’s […]