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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Protecting the most vulnerable patients during anesthesia

Protecting the most vulnerable patients during anesthesia

Pediatric anesthesia is a stressful and critical environment. A project with the Morgridge Fab Lab aims to create a new medical device that alerts clinicians to compromised airways.Read more >
Sen. Tammy Baldwin takes in ‘locally sourced science’ at Morgridge Institute

Sen. Tammy Baldwin takes in ‘locally sourced science’ at Morgridge Institute

Forward-thinking science and childhood memories came full circle on Wednesday for U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who visited a lab at the Morgridge Institute for Research that is carrying on the inspired legacy of her grandfather, David E. Green.Read more >
Tapeworms need to keep their head to regenerate

Tapeworms need to keep their head to regenerate

Scientists have identified the stem cells that allow tapeworms to regenerate and found that their location in proximity to the head is essential, according to a new study in eLife.Read more >

Featured EventWisconsin Science Festival

October 17 — October 20

During four days each fall, hundreds of venues around Wisconsin participate in the Wisconsin Science Festival, a statewide celebration that connects people with science, technology, engineering, art and math.

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Wisconsin Science Festival

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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