WARF in the News

Despite the financial risks, new drug discovery vehicles proliferate on campus

6.19.19 | Technology Transfer Tactics
There is nothing like a big hit in the pharmaceutical space to put a university’s long-range plans for new research and infrastructure on a solid footing.

UW–Madison and WARF again rank high in patents

6.4.19 | UW–Madison News | David Tenenbaum
A survey of the world’s top universities placed the University of Wisconsin–Madison as the seventh-greatest source of U.S. patents.

Double dipping: Dual-action ‘slippery’ catheter fights bacteria

5.10.19 | UW–Madison News | David Tenenbaum
A super-slippery coating being developed at a University of Wisconsin–Madison lab could benefit medical catheters, factory equipment, and even someday, oil tankers.

UW2020 Round 5 Projects: Quantum emitters to food safety

5.9.19 | UW–Madison | Natasha Kassulke
Seventeen projects have been chosen for Round 5 of the UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative.

Social Problems Initiative projects selected

5.7.19 | UW–Madison News | Natasha Kassulke
Five projects have been chosen for funding as part of the UW–Madison Contemporary Social Problems Initiative.

Faculty receive WARF, Kellett, Romnes awards

5.2.19 | UW–Madison News | Natasha Kassulke
Thirty-two members of the University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty have been awarded 2019-20 faculty fellowships.

Third round of cluster hires announced

4.26.19 | UW–Madison News | Käri Knutson
Data responsibility, freshwater sustainability, polar change research. These are among the important topics UW–Madison’s latest round of cluster hires addresses.

Doctor’s brainstorm being realized at UW-Madison spinoff

3.14.19 | UW–Madison News | David Tenenbaum
The mother of invention visited Nicholas Von Bergen while he was caring for a newborn in the pediatric intensive care unit at American Family Children’s Hospital.

WARF bets big on new squad of drug hunters

2.27.19 | UW–Madison News | David Tenenbaum
WARF Therapeutics wants to put biological discoveries at UW–Madison on the fast track to patenting, licensing and use in the clinic.

He professes protein: Srinivasan Damodaran has thoughts for food

2.14.19 | UW–Madison News | David Tenenbaum
Protein, the same component that makes milk such a desirable food, can also spark allergies in up to five percent of children aged 6 months to five years.