Sunday, July 25, 2021

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.

Extended release opioid treatment is aim of Plumb Pharmaceuticals

To the construction industry, the term “plumb” means the material is straight and true. Plumb Pharmaceuticals aims to bring this concept to...

Pedal Motive keeping bikes safe from elements and bikers active

Pedal Motive aims to keep people riding their bikes year-round with “Speedcase,” a fully enclosed bike transmission. Every day,...

Gud Medical offers a less expensive yet precise IV tool to the medical world

Madison-based Gud Medical is striving to be a leader in precisely delivering medicine and intravenous fluids. And its syringe adapter could get...

Company uses smartphone app to help people with hearing difficulties

The World Health Organization estimates more than 5 percent of the world’s population experiences some type of hearing impairment. A Wisconsin-based company...

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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