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Delivering therapies with bio-engineered bacteria

UW-Madison scientists have bio-engineered bacteria to deliver certain therapies to patients with heart disease, obesity, diabetes and other conditions. 

Foxconn ‘probably did everything the wrong way’ in engaging with UW-Madison, Fii rep says

A representative for Foxconn Industrial Internet -- one of the Taiwanese tech manufacturer's many subsidiaries -- says Foxconn "probably did everything the...

Heads of WEDC, DOA split on new independent Foxconn report

While WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan is rejecting the conclusions of a recent independent report on Foxconn, DOA Secretary Joel Brennan...

Independent pharmacies feeling squeezed by pharmacy benefit managers

Independent pharmacies in the state are feeling squeezed by intermediaries called pharmacy benefit managers via lower reimbursements, limited drug choices and preferred...

Life expectancy down in Wisconsin, report shows

Life expectancy in the state has declined for the second year in a row as drug and alcohol deaths continue to climb,...

Milwaukee Host Committee focusing on city’s story ahead of DNC 2020

The Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee is enlisting the aid of local businesses in telling the city’s story as it prepares for next...

Milwaukee-to-Chicago train service plans facing opposition

Plans to expand Amtrak’s Milwaukee-to-Chicago train service are facing opposition from the freight railroad that owns the tracks. Wisconsin...

New gener8tor program aims to reduce incarceration rates in Milwaukee

A new program from gener8tor and American Family Insurance aims to find for-profit solutions for reducing incarceration rates in Milwaukee. 

New radio ads on apprenticeship programs target Associated Builders and Contractors

An organization called Millions of Great Americans is running radio ads in Wisconsin claiming the national Associated Builders and Contractors "wants to...

Private companies exploring Milwaukee-area commuter rail service

Eight years after Republican lawmakers derailed hopes for a commuter rail line connecting Milwaukee to Racine and Kenosha, a private company is...

Researchers testing new personalized cell therapy for transplant recipients

Researchers with the UW Program for Advanced Cell Therapy are testing a personalized therapy for a viral infection that affects up to...

Researchers using new animal models to study widespread parasite

Researchers at UW-Madison are studying the reproductive cycle of a common parasite that poses a threat to fetuses, using new animal models...

State policy changes coincided with opioid prescription reductions, report shows

A new report from the Worker’s Compensation Research Institute finds policy changes in Wisconsin coincided with reductions in the number of opioid...

State’s paper industry has $18.2 billion economic output last year, report shows

A new WEDC report shows Wisconsin’s paper industry led the nation in total production value last year, with about $18.2 billion in...

SwanLeap near top of fastest-growing companies list

SwanLeap has again nabbed the top spot among Wisconsin businesses in the latest Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing companies in the...

Wisconsin individual market health insurance rates to fall 3.2 percent in 2020, Evers announces

Gov. Tony Evers has announced 2020 premium rates for Wisconsin’s individual health insurance market will be 3.2 percent lower on average than...
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