Tag Biosciences

UW-Madison technology enlisted in battle against hepatitis B

August 10, 2016

A method that emerged from a UW–Madison spinoff company is in clinical trials in Europe, Asia and the United States against the infection, which can destroy the liver.

Mitochondrial maps reveal new connections to poorly understood diseases

August 4, 2016

Mitochondrial diseases strike about 1 in 4,000 people and there are currently no licensed therapies available beyond treatments with vitamins and supplements.

Tiny 3-D models may yield big insights into ovarian cancer

July 25, 2016

With a unique approach that draws on 3-D printing technologies, a team of UW–Madison researchers is developing new tools for understanding how ovarian cancer develops in women.

UW, Purdue scientists solve structure of cold virus linked to childhood asthma

July 13, 2016

The findings provide the foundation for future antiviral drug and vaccine development against rhinovirus C.

UW biotech spinoff Mirus Bio celebrates two decades in business

June 17, 2016

The company makes cutting-edge products based on discoveries by three UW scientists for delivering DNA and RNA into cells.

Cancer treatment spinoff takes top honor in life science at Governor’s Business Plan Contest

June 9, 2016

Lynx Biosciences is developing technology to choose the drug most likely to benefit a blood cancer patient by analyzing how the tumor cells respond.

New Morgridge research team leader foresees era of ‘smart microscopes’

March 22, 2016

Jan Huisken, a scientist who develops tools to image biology in its unaltered natural state, will lead the medical engineering focus area at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

Fish-eyed lens cuts through the dark

March 14, 2016

The artificial eyes created by UW–Madison engineers could help search-and-rescue robots or surgical scopes make dim surroundings seem bright as day.