Brad Schwartz is Carl E. Gulbrandsen CEO Chair 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 and Engagement 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.
Brezinski is the Morgridge’s General Counsel and provides legal advice regarding contracts, governance matters, tax, compliance and financial issues and the multitude of other matters that arise in the operation of the Institute.
Ahlquist, director of the John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe Center for Research in Virology is a professor of oncology, molecular virology and plant pathology.
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.
Drummond-Barbosa is interested in fundamental questions about how tissues develop from stem cells, how fertility is controlled, and how the physiology of an organism connects to the reproduction.
Eliceiri, a principal investigator in the Morgridge Biomedical Imaging 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).
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 Biomedical Imaging 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.