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‘Deep proteome’ project provides atlas for human complexity

An international research team has developed a meta-scale approach to quantifying the human proteome and the massive number of protein variants produced by the human body. Proteomics is a cornerstone of biology and a precursor to understanding how...
23-Mar-2023 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public voting now open for the 2023 Morgridge Ethics Cartooning Competition

The public is invited to help determine the winners of the 2023 Ethics Cartooning Competition, an annual contest that encourages scientists to shed light on timely or recurring issues that arise in scientific research.
21-Feb-2023 1:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Stunningly detailed blueprint revealed of viral genome replication machinery

Wisconsin virologists have outlined in atomic detail the intricate RNA replication machines that coronaviruses create inside infected cells, giving rise to potential new strategies to fight disease.
24-Jan-2023 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Genome sequencing supports Nile rat animal model for diabetes research

For the first time, researchers have assembled a high-quality reference genome for the Nile rat, a promising model organism for diabetes research.
9-Nov-2022 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Optical imaging highlights metabolic interactions that make pancreatic tumor cells grow.

An advanced biomedical imaging techniques reveals how cancer cells can hijack the metabolic activity of certain non-cancer cells in the pancreas to fuel tumor growth.
21-Jan-2022 2:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Morgridge invites experts to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for kids in upcoming speaker series

The Morgridge Institute for Research will broadcast a free webinar on November 9, featuring a conversation with experts on the front lines of pediatric vaccine development and public health.
2-Nov-2021 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Imaging Method Predicts How Well Stem Cells Can Differentiate Into Cardiac Muscle Cells

Morgridge researchers developed an imaging technique that can predict the efficiency of cardiac muscle cell differentiation from stem cells as a method of quality control for potential regenerative therapies.
27-Jul-2021 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Wisconsin Bioethics Project Chronicles Pregnancy, Substance Use Disorder and the Law

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is embarking on a massive research project to shed light on early child development, including the health and developmental implications of opioid use during pregnancy. The very first task is to ensure the...
27-Jul-2021 12:50 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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