Releases & Announcements

WARF Therapeutics announces partnership with Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

3.21.19 | WARF & SBP | Jeanan Yasiri Moe & Susan Gammon
Collaboration will advance major new drug discovery initiative at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

WARF Therapeutics kicks off with campus forum

2.22.19 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Partners gather to learn and launch major new drug discovery initiative at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

WARF’s Carl Gulbrandsen receives Bayh-Dole Award from AUTM

2.13.19 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Carl Gulbrandsen, former managing director of WARF, has been honored with the Bayh-Dole Award by AUTM.

“Drug Hunter” Jon Young draws on industry roots to lead WARF Therapeutics

1.22.19 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Major new program looks to advance novel medicines for patients with unmet medical needs.

WPT and UW-Madison announce the Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab

12.12.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe, Michael Harryman & Nolan Lendved
Gift of $2.1 million from Dr. Monroe and Sandra Trout creates partnership among Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Morgridge Institute for Research, UW-Madison School of Education and Wisconsin Public Television.

WARF announces new Chief Venture Officer

11.6.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation announced that Mike Partsch will become WARF’s inaugural Chief Venture Officer (CVO).

Biomedical engineering feats win WARF Innovation Awards

10.17.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
A new method to create artificial vascular grafts and a technique for identifying cancer immunotherapy cells have taken top honors from WARF.

WARF announces annual grant figures and Innovation Award winners

10.17.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
Capping a day devoted to advancing campus innovators, the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) announced that it has granted the university $73 million for the 2018-19 academic year.

Ray Cross and Foxconn’s Alan Yeung on the high-tech future of Wisconsin

10.1.18 | WARF | Jeanan Yasiri Moe
President of UW System and Foxconn executive envision a “global technology hub” and encourage submissions to Smart Cities Smart Futures competition in new essay published by WARF.

WARF Innovation Day Oct. 17: A celebration of bright ideas

9.24.18 | WARF | Jacqui Fuller
Inaugural event to feature quick pitches, futurist keynote and Innovation Award winners.