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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Parasite paralysis: A new way to fight schistosomiasis?

Parasite paralysis: A new way to fight schistosomiasis?

The Phillip Newmark Lab has isolated a natural chemical capable of paralyzing the parasitic worm schistosome, opening the door to new ways to combat a neglected tropical disease that sickens more than 240 million people.Read more >
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 >

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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