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 team.

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Kevin Eliceiri

Medical Engineering

Eliceiri, director of the UW-Madison Laboratory for Computational and Optical Instrumentation, is a principal investigator in medical engineering.

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Anthony Gitter

Virology

Gitter is a UW-Madison assistant professor of biostatistics and medical informatics and Morgridge Institute investigator in virology.

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Jan Huisken

Medical Engineering

Huisken, a professor of biomedical engineering, directs the Morgridge medical engineering team.

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Miron Livny

Core Computation

Livny is Chief Technology Officer of the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, and also directs core computational technology for research.

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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 at UW–Madison, 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 team.

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Melissa Skala

Medical Engineering

Skala is a principal investigator in medical engineering and professor of biomedical engineering at UW-Madison.

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Ron Stewart

Bioinformatics

Stewart runs a team of talented bioinformaticians and computational biologists who create and utilize sophisticated algorithms for analyzing high-throughput biological data.

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James Thomson

Regenerative Biology

Thomson, the John D. MacArthur Professor in UW-Madison medicine and public health and pioneer in stem cell science, directs regenerative biology.

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Ming Yuan

Virology

Yuan is a professor in the Department of Statistics and full investigator with the Morgridge virology team.

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