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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High-throughput computing in action: Demystifying our unconscious brain

High-throughput computing in action: Demystifying our unconscious brain

High-throughput computing facilitated at the Morgridge Institute is helping scientists explore one of the mysteries of human consciousness: How the brain processes information while we are under anesthesia or asleep.
2019-2020 Ethics Cartooning Contest – Public Voting

2019-2020 Ethics Cartooning Contest – Public Voting

The Morgridge Ethics Cartooning Competition invited entrants to make a cartoon on any ethical issue arising in or from biomedical research. Now, you can help choose the competition winners.
Can ‘smart toilets’ be the next health data wellspring?

Can ‘smart toilets’ be the next health data wellspring?

Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity — the humble toilet — may have potential to outperform them all.

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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