Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Student Stories

These stories were authored by graduating students in UW-Madison’s Department of Life Sciences Communication, highlighting various early-stage businesses in Wisconsin and their founders.

MyGenomeRX shows how DNA variations can affect one’s response to medication

-- Whether it be allergies, cold, flu or pain and chronic disease management, most people turn to medication for relief. However, variations...

Steady Shot aims to make insulin injections more precise

A UW-Madison grad and finalist in the Governor’s Business Plan Contest aims to provide a low-tech syringe adapter to assist insulin users...

Partita shifts focus to face shields during pandemic

A Wisconsin company that 3D prints violins is producing face shields during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partita was founded...

SpayVac using vaccines to control wildlife populations

The founders of SpayVac-for-Wildlife say the answer to the growing problem of wildlife management might lie in birth control vaccines. 

Voxello overcoming patient communication barriers with the ‘noddle’ device

Imagine waking up in a hospital, not knowing how you got there or why. And what if you were unable to communicate your confusion...

Imbed Biosciences: A silver lining for wound dressings

By Kelly Kramer For WisBusiness.com For patients with hard-to-heal wounds such as diabetic ulcers, pressure sores and burn wounds, the threat of contracting a microbial...
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