Drawing venture capital in an agtech startup

Noted: Kieran Furlong with Discovery to Product is also a partner with Finistere Ventures, where he makes venture capital investment decisions. Furlong appeared on the Salt of the Earth podcast to share insights on criteria …

NIH redoubling support in search for new antibiotics

The National Institutes of Health is redoubling support for UW-Madison researchers scouring the world for new sources of antibiotics. This comes as more than two million drug-resistant infections are reported every year, according to the …

WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters

Noted: WARF Therapeutics, unveiled last week at a meeting on campus, will help UW–Madison investigators deal with a difficult reality: Pharmaceutical companies are reluctant to license newly discovered biological entities (more commonly called “targets”), such …