Wisconsin Bio News

03Jun 2019

Read the full article from Wisconsin State Journal here. Promega Corp., one of the Madison area’s biggest home-grown biotechnology companies, is adding to its already substantial fleet of buildings. Promega will break ground Thursday on a 150,000-square-foot manufacturing center. The $155 million project will be built at 3075 Sub-Zero Parkway, near Lacy Road and South […]

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 […]

28May 2019

Read the full article here. A Madison-Milwaukee scientific partnership is powering an effort to better understand the complicated mechanics of human vision. Melissa Skala, a Morgridge Institute for Research investigator and UW-Madison professor of biomedical engineering, develops applications in photonics-based imaging that offer many research benefits, most notably that they do not damage living tissue. […]

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 […]

15May 2019

Read the full article from BizTimes here. Investors and startup founders from across the Midwest converged on downtown Milwaukee Tuesday for the inaugural 5 Lakes Forum at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Matt Gorniak of G2 Crowd spoke with Jim Emling of SilentBoost Consulting. The regional entrepreneurship conference was put on by the Milwaukee Institute and Startup Wisconsin. Among […]

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 […]

01May 2019

Read the full article from BizTimes here. Trichotillomania is a neuropsychiatric disorder afflicting about 1 percent of the U.S. population. Those with the condition pull out their own hair, causing noticeable hair loss and significantly impacting self-esteem, health, employment and quality of life. After a promising Phase 1 clinical trial, Milwaukee-based Promentis Pharmaceuticals Inc. in December […]

01May 2019

Read the full article here. NASSCOM and GE Healthcare have formed a strategic partnership to foster healthcare innovation to bring digital health solutions to the market in India. NASSCOM CoE-IoT is India’s largest deep-tech Innovation hub for startupsthat provides a platform for collaborative innovation. Strategic Partnership Details Through NASSCOM’s Center of Excellence-Internet of Things (CoE-IoT), GE Healthcare will work with India-based […]

08Apr 2019

A program launched last year by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation to invest in promising biotech discoveries made on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus will also work with the La Jolla, CA-based Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, the organizations said recently. The partnership is part of a broader movement to accelerate the “bench to bedside” process […]

01Mar 2019

Read the full press release here. Twice per year the NCL accepts the most promising cancer nanomedicine candidates into its Assay Cascade characterization and testing program. Nanomedicines accepted into the program will undergo a rigorous evaluation that may include sterility and endotoxin testing, physicochemical characterization, in vitro hemato- and immunotoxicity, and in vivo studies to […]