Morgridge Institute for Research Fearless Science

The Challenges that Motivate Us

Morgridge Institute scientists recognize that a fundamental understanding of human biology will drive the next big advances in human health. We conduct "fearless science" in some of these promising frontiers.

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Training tomorrow’s engineers

Training tomorrow’s engineers

Since 2015, engineering students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have teamed up with Morgridge Institute for Research engineers and clinicians at UW Hospital.Read more >
Biologist takes top prize in bioethics cartoon contest

Biologist takes top prize in bioethics cartoon contest

Five prizes were awarded in the second annual Morgridge Ethics Cartooning Competition, a contest that invites participants to make a cartoon on any ethical issue arising in or from biomedical research. The competition drew 65 entrants from more than 32 different departments and programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and affiliated research institutions. Read more >
Have microscope, will travel: New tech project links Madison, Boston scientists

Have microscope, will travel: New tech project links Madison, Boston scientists

An invention designed to transform how and where high-powered research microscopes are deployed — and who gets to use them — will make its way from Madison this spring to the fertile biology labs of greater Boston.Read more >

Our Mission

Improve human health through innovative, interdisciplinary biomedical discoveries, spark scientific curiosity and serve society through translational outcomes, in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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