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Course aims to prepare scientific postdocs for leadership

Postdoctoral trainees at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have an opportunity to refine their professional leadership skills through a six-session course starting in fall 2016.

Mitochondrial maps reveal new connections to poorly understood diseases

Mitochondria are the engines that drive cellular life, but these complex machines are vulnerable to a wide range of breakdowns, and hundreds of their component parts remain a functional mystery.

Community, business leader Mary Burke joins Morgridge Board of Trustees

Mary Burke will bring more than two decades of experience in Wisconsin business, civic and educational leadership to the Morgridge Institute for Research as a new member of its Board of Trustees.

#100miles4research: Kopietz celebrates 19 years cancer-free

The Kopietz Family (L-R): Lucas, Courtni, Jeff, Teresa, and Tyler. Courtni and her dad Jeff are soon embarking on a 100-plus mile trek across Portugal to celebrate Courtni’s 19th year cancer-free. All proceeds donated to #100miles4research campaign will benefit the Morgridge Institute for Research.

New stem cell process increases therapeutic potential

Researchers from the Morgridge Institute for Research and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute (MCRI) in Australia have devised a way to dramatically cut the time involved in reprogramming and genetically correcting stem cells, an important step to making future therapies possible.