Invenra, Inc., a startup company that was established at the University of Wisconsin Research Park in Madison in 2011, focuses on researching ways to help the immune system battle different types of cancers. However, treating cancers involves using different drugs, and creating these drugs is a timely process. A key ingredient for fighting cancer and other autoimmune disease are antibodies, and figuring out which antibody to use to fight a certain disease is both time-consuming and costly. (Image courtesy of NASA ICE via Wikimedia Commons)Read More
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The University of Wisconsin in Madison is home to a number of multidisciplinary research centers and institutes. These research centers help the University of Wisconsin, Madison attracted more than $620.3 million in federal grants and contracts in 2013, which is 71% of the total federal grants that the entire University of Wisconsin system received last year. In addition, the University of Wisconsin received $583.8 million from non-federal sponsors, which is 89% of non-federal research funds received by the University of Wisconsin system.