Faculty receive WARF Named Professorships, Kellett Fellowships, and Romnes Awards
Thirty-two members of the UW–Madison faculty have been awarded fellowships from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education, spanning the arts and humanities, physical sciences, social sciences and biological sciences.
WARF in top 10 among university patent producers
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, which manages intellectual property for the UW, is ranked 9th for U.S. utility patents that cover inventions, including materials, processes, functions and devices.
WARF announces annual grant figures and 2019 Innovation Award winners
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has granted the university $80 million and the Morgridge Institute $11.9 million, and is honoring faculty members who made significant technological advances.
Standing CT for horses, developed at UW–Madison, fills longstanding need in veterinary medicine
UW-Madison scientists have introduced a standing helical computed tomography (CT) scanner named Equina that fills a longstanding, unmet need in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions facing horses and other large animals.
Electric tech could help reverse baldness
Reversing baldness could someday be as easy as wearing a hat, thanks to a noninvasive, low-cost hair-growth-stimulating technology developed by UW–Madison engineers.
Double dipping: Dual-action ‘slippery’ catheter fights bacteria
A super-slippery coating being developed at a University of Wisconsin–Madison lab could benefit medical catheters, factory equipment, and even someday, oil tankers. The coating contains…
WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters
“We are building a preclinical drug discovery organization,” says WARF Therapeutics Director Jon Young, who has worked in drug development at Merck Research Laboratories, Regulus Therapeutics and Celgene.
WARF and UW–Madison ranked sixth among universities in U.S. utility patents in 2016
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), which serves as the designated patent management organization for the University of Wisconsin–Madison, moved up to sixth place among the Top 100 Worldwide Universities which were granted U.S. utility patents in 2016.
WARF patent drawing exhibit shows artistic side of science
For decades, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation has helped UW–Madison inventors transform their ideas into reality, whether it’s a solar cooker, a self-tying shoelace device or even the DNA of the bubonic plague. Now WARF is displaying the visual beauty — and wide variety — of all those ideas.