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Rural Summer Science Camp goes digital

The Rural Summer Science Camp typically invites participants from rural school districts across Wisconsin to a weeklong camp at the Morgridge Institute for Research. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Rural Summer Science Camp is celebrating a new...
17-Jun-2020 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Morgridge joins online COVID-19 discussion with Fearless Science webinar series

The Morgridge Institute for Research will broadcast a free webinar on Tuesday, June 2 to offer insight on the basic science behind the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of virology research at Morgridge, and how that research will provide new ways to...
28-May-2020 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Albany, Wisconsin teams search for molecular clues to defeat COVID-19

A physician on the COVID-19 front lines—Dr. Ariel Jaitovich, a pulmonary and critical care physician at the Albany Medical Center in New York—sought out a collaboration with investigators at the Morgridge Institute for Research and the...
28-Apr-2020 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Guarding against a devastating tropical disease

Schistosomiasis is one of the most devastating tropical diseases in the world, second only to malaria in its prevalence. The only treatment currently used is extremely limited in its effectiveness and in who it can help. The Newmark Lab wants to...
13-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Can ‘smart toilets’ be the next health data wellspring?

Wearable, smart technologies are transforming the ability to monitor and improve health, but a decidedly low-tech commodity — the humble toilet — may have potential to outperform them all.
13-Nov-2019 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Peering into a more ‘human’ petri dish

The recent development of physiologic cell culture media, which models in vivo conditions, holds immense potential to improve understanding of human biology.
4-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Parasite kryptonite: A new way to fight schistosomiasis?

A team at the Morgridge Institute for Research has characterized a natural chemical that paralyzes the parasite that causes schistosomiasis, offering a new pathway to fight the catastrophic neglected disease.
17-Oct-2019 1:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting the most vulnerable patients during anesthesia

Pediatric anesthesia is a stressful and critical environment. Dr. Bilen-Rosas wants to help clinicians recognize dangerous sedation pathologies sooner. She teamed up with the Morgridge Fab Lab to create a new medical device that alerts clinicians to...
11-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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COVID-19: A wake-up call for the need for new antiviral weapons

Even after heroic medical and societal efforts finally break the back of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the global sigh of relief may not last long. The chilling reality is that viral threats are growing more common. And they’re getting...
26-May-2020 3:00 PM EDT

Developing Tools to Better Understand, Predict Preterm Birth

Preterm birth is a global health problem without a solution. Dr. Helen Feltovich wants to develop non-invasive, safe imaging tools to better identify the risk of preterm birth. She teamed up with Melissa Skala’s Lab at the Morgridge Institute to...
6-Aug-2019 12:25 PM EDT

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The Morgridge Institute for Research is an independent biomedical institute exploring uncharted scientific territory to discover tomorrow’s cures. Morgridge Institute scientists recognize that a fundamental understanding of human biology will drive the next big advances in human health. We conduct "fearless science" in some of these promising frontiers.


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