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Madison, Wisconsin 53715



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We study biology across the lifespan to improve human health in partnership with UW-Madison. Our focus areas represent some of the university's core research strengths with high potential for future growth.

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Morgridge Institute partners on macular degeneration award

Drs. Brad Schwartz (CEO, Morgridge Institute for Research), Terri Young (Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences), and David Gamm (Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute) are pleased to announce the recipient of the $25,000 grant award for Metabolism Research in Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

Morgridge a partner in new NIH ‘Big Data’ initiative

Researchers nationwide may soon have a better toolset to unearth treasures buried under mountains of complex data. The National Institutes of Health is kicking off its new Big Data to Knowledge, or BD2K, initiative with a grant to the University of Wisconsin-Madison worth more than $11 million over five years.

UW spinoff SHINE Medical hits major funding milestone

SHINE Medical Technologies, a medical isotope company developing technology that originated from University of Wisconsin-Madison research, has signed a $125 million term sheet that represents a massive step in bringing an important medical advance to market.

Optical imaging gets extreme

Unlike many of us, Andreas Velten loves working in windowless rooms. His research tools are shrouded in sealed black boxes to keep out unwanted light. He’s been known to cover red building exit signs to extinguish any trace of visual noise.

Targeting HIV with live cell imaging

Using an imaging technique that illuminates viral behavior within live cells, a team of scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are identifying new targets to derail the disease-spreading machinery of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Morgridge forges into microfluidics

The Moore’s Law that has computer processing power doubling every two years may have its equivalent in biology, where microfluidics technology is taking the smaller-faster-cheaper quest to new levels. The Morgridge Institute Medical Engineering team, responding to increased UW-Madison demand for microfluidics resources, has launched a new microfluidics foundry to build customized tools that bring biology down to the smallest possible scale.

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