Leadership

CEO

Brad Schwartz, MD

Brad Schwartz is Chief Executive Officer of the Morgridge Institute for Research, a private, nonprofit research institute dedicated to interdisciplinary biomedical research in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Schwartz is a physician-scientist whose research and clinical activities focus on hemostasis, and who has a deep commitment to the mission of public research universities.

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Scientific Leadership

Paul Ahlquist

Virology

Ahlquist, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of oncology, molecular virology and plant pathology, directs the Morgridge Virology Theme.

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Kevin Eliceiri

Medical Engineering

Eliceiri, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme, is director of the Fab Lab and UW-Madison Laboratory for Computational and Optical Instrumentation where he designs and develops engineering solutions to address biomedical challenges.

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Jing Fan

Metabolism

Fan, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Metabolism Theme and an assistant professor of nutritional sciences, studies the cancer of metabolism.

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Anthony Gitter

Virology

Gitter, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Virology Theme an assistant professor of biostatistics and medical informatics, designs algorithms to connect experimental data to study cancer and viruses.

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Jan Huisken

Medical Engineering

Huisken, a professor of biomedical engineering, directs the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme and is a leader in light sheet microscopy.

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Miron Livny

Core Computation

Livny is Chief Technology Officer of the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and directs the Morgridge Core Computational Technology research area.

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Phil Newmark

Regnerative Biology

Newmark, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of zoology, is a principal investigator and the Burnell R. Roberts Chair in Regenerative Biology at the Morgridge Institute.

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Pilar Ossorio

Bioethics

Ossorio, professor of law and bioethics, serves as the inaugural Morgridge Bioethics Scholar-in-Residence.

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Dave Pagliarini

Metabolism

Pagliarini, an associate professor of biochemistry and expert on mitochondria composition and function, directs the Morgridge Metabolism Theme.

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Melissa Skala

Medical Engineering

Skala, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme and professor of biomedical engineering, develops new methods and technologies to understand and combat cancer.

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Ron Stewart

Bioinformatics

Stewart, the assistant director of Morgridge Bioinformatics, creates and utilizes sophisticated algorithms for analyzing high-throughput biological data.

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James Thomson

Regenerative Biology

Thomson, the John D. MacArthur Professor in medicine and public health and pioneer in stem cell science, directs the Morgridge Regenerative Biology Theme.

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Ming Yuan

Virology

Yuan, a professor of statistics and principal investigator in the Morgridge Virology Theme, studies biomedical computation data to improve human health.

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