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WARF Advances in Health Care | February 2023

Top licensing prospects from the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Innovative New Diagnostic Test for Sjögren’s Syndrome
Meet the medical team and statisticians making it less painful to diagnose a debilitating autoimmune disorder.
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Improved Cancer Immunotherapy Treatment
UW-Madison researchers have engineered a bacterial membrane-coated nanoparticle (BNP) capable of acting as a cancer treatment/vaccine.
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Detecting High Cholesterol in Kids to Prevent Future Cardiac Disease 
Meet the clinicians developing a genetic test for infants that can lower their risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Nonviral Generation of Genome-Edited CAR T Cells 
A UW-Madison team has developed nonviral, ex vivo methods of site-specifically inserting a transgene containing a CAR gene into a T cell genome.
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‘Smart’ Cerebrospinal Fluid Shunt
This shunt is self-regulating and overcomes the issue of over-drainage associated with commercially available systems for treating hydrocephalus.
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Novel Compounds for Breast Cancer Drug Development
These analogs of diptoindonesin G have been shown to inhibit tumor growth in animal studies.
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