A health-minded business accelerator program debuts


Thomas “Rock” Mackie has been named to lead the new Isthmus Project, a new accelerator on the UW-Madison campus that is designed to move inventions specifically from UW Health or the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to the market.

Mackie is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded companies that include TomoTherapy (now part of Accuray), with radiation cancer treatment machines; HealthMyne, with tumor imaging technology; Asto CT, developing machines that scan horses for injuries; and Linectra, with 3-D printing of metal industrial components.

He also is a UW-Madison professor emeritus of medical physics and engineering physics and director emeritus of medical engineering at the Morgridge Institute for Research.

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