Two UWM startup companies received Phase II Bridge Funding from the UWM Research Foundation.

The University of Wisconsin Research Foundation’s Bridge Grant Program bolsters efforts to commercialize innovations developed at the UWM and foster development of startup companies that improve the Wisconsin economy. The program leverages a grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation… Read More

Ethan Kub completes MIDD research assistantship

“The assistantship has helped me and my team (undergraduate students Jermarcus Lewis and Ranjak Joshi) to make significant scientific process towards my graduate work” said graduate student Ethan Kub. I was able to quantify ceramide levels in the U87 cells,… Read More

Simmaron Research locates R&D to UWM and collaborates with the MIDD

Simmaron Research Inc (SRI), a non-profit organization based in Incline Village, Nevada has recently moved some R&D work to UWM to take advantage of available vivarium space and to collaborate with the MIDD. SRI finds it roots in the medical… Read More

Impression from the MIDD symposium 2022

Even with significant COVID-19 restriction, we were able to come together on the 18th of January to showcase the cutting edge science that is part of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery. The hybrid format enabled online followers of the… Read More

Michelle Meyer appointed as MIDD Research Assistant

Graduate Student Michelle Meyer has been selected by MIDD members based on scientific merit and potential to accelerate the development of new asthma drug candidates. Michelle is a member of the Arnold research group and will continue to work with… Read More

Anna Benko has been appointment as MIDD member

The MIDD has welcomed Anna Benko as new member. Dr. Benko is the Manager of SAILARC, the UWM mass spectrometry facility located in the Kenwood IRC. Dr. Benko received her PhD from UWM and worked at Sterling Pharma (Former Cambridge… Read More

MIDD Symposium 2022

The MIDD Symposium will bring together UWM faculty members, students and followers supporting interdisciplinary research in Drug Discovery. Seven research projects will be presented throughout the day and students have the opportunity to present their contributions at a poster session… Read More

MIDD members impress by receiving four UWM Discovery and Innovation Grants

Discovery and Innovation Grants (DIG) are awarded each year to outstanding research proposals by the UWM Office of Research. This year, four MIDD members were among the selected, which include Sonia Bardy, Karyn Frick, Xiaohua Peng and Ching-Hong Yang. Prof…. Read More

The MIDD gain two more members

We are happy to announce that Adrienne Allen and Michael Carvan and  have joined the MIDD. Dr. Carvan has an appointment as Professor at the School of Freshwater Science and is interested in toxicology, toxigenomics, epigenetics, behavioral toxicology and gene-environment-disease/dysfunction… Read More

Three new MIDD members

We are delighted to announce that the MIDD has gained three new members with diverse scientific backgrounds. Karyn Frick holds the rank of Distinguished Professor in the UWM Psychology Department and is the Neuroscience Area Chair. Her NIH-supported work is… Read More