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.
Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Stanek is responsible for managing the Institute’s financial and business operations, including strategic planning, treasury, investments, human resources, building operations, information systems, security, and compliance.
Chief Development Officer
Swisher is responsible for leading the fundraising team and all activities that aim to cultivate philanthropic support for the Morgridge Institute mission.
Chief Communications Officer
Mattmiller leads a comprehensive communications program, including online and print assets, media relations, marketing and social media to advance the institute’s biomedical research and science outreach mission.
Ahlquist, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of oncology, molecular virology and plant pathology, directs the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology.
Bockelman, a principal investigator in research computing, is enabling high-throughput research computing to facilitate leading-edge science across the Morgridge Institute, UW-Madison and beyond.
Cantor, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Metabolism Theme, an assistant professor of biochemistry and affiliate in biomedical engineering, studies how environmental factors impact metabolic regulation in regards to cancer and immunology.
Coon develops and applies mass spectrometric technology to answer fundamental questions in cell biology and to study human diseases including Alzheimer’s, diabetes, heart failure, cancer, obesity, asthma, among several others.
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.
Fan, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Metabolism Theme and an assistant professor of nutritional sciences, studies the metabolism of cancer.
Gitter, a principal investigator in the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology and assistant professor of biostatistics and medical informatics, designs algorithms to connect experimental data to study cancer and viruses.
Grant, a principal investigator in the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology and an assistant professor of biochemistry, develops and applies new methods for improved imaging and image analysis by cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM).
Huisken, a visiting professor of integrative biology, directs the Morgridge Medical Engineering Theme and is a leader in light sheet microscopy.
Livny is Chief Technology Officer of the Morgridge Institute and the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and leads the Morgridge Core Computational Technology research area.
Newmark, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and professor of integrative biology, is a principal investigator and the Burnell R. Roberts Chair in Regenerative Biology at the Morgridge Institute.
Ossorio, professor of law and bioethics, serves as the inaugural Morgridge Bioethics Scholar-in-Residence.
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.
Stewart, the assistant director of Morgridge Bioinformatics, creates and utilizes sophisticated algorithms for analyzing high-throughput biological data.
Thomson, the John D. MacArthur Professor in medicine and public health and pioneer in stem cell science, directs the Morgridge Regenerative Biology Theme.