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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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.
Protecting against a devastating tropical disease

Protecting against a devastating tropical disease

Schistosomiasis is one of the most devastating tropical diseases in the world. The Newmark Lab wants to develop something that prevents this parasitic infection.

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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