Bioscience Research, Development & Industry: Impact on Health & Economic Growth in Wisconsin

Bioscience Research, Development & Industry:
Impact on Health
&
Economic Growth in Wisconsin

Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research & Education
Wisconsin Inter Institutional Biomedical Research Support Group

By Gale Davy

 

Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research & Education
2947 N. 56th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53210
414-384-2000 extension 41590

7 N. Pinckney, Suite 110
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-7177

wabre@wabre.org

The Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research & Education (WABRE) is a not for profit educational association of research institutions, health care providers, businesses, and individual scientists, physicians, veterinarians, educators, patients, and community activists in Wisconsin. WABRE represents the biomedical research community in Wisconsin, educates on the role biomedical science plays in our lives, and promotes excellence in science education.

 

Board of Directors
Jeffrey Osborn, Ph.D., President
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Gerald Bisgard, Ph.D., Vice-President
University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison
Terrie Knox, Secretary
Fort Atkinson
Jeanne Seagard, Ph.D., Treasurer
Zablocki VA Medical Center
Milwaukee
Allen W. Cowley, Jr., Ph.D.,
Immediate Past President
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
John H. Brugge, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison
Thomas Bruning, DVM
Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association
Marathon
Hannah Carey, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison
Stephen Downs, Ph.D.
Marquette University
Milwaukee
Sig Gundersen III, M.D.
Gundersen Medical Clinics
La Crosse
Ron Larson
Corning Hazleton Laboratories
Madison
Bob Lemken
Edstrom Industries
Waterford
Christine Parks, DVM
University of Wisconsin
Madison
Edward Plotka, Ph.D.
Marshfield Medical Research Foundation
Marshfield
Russ Weisensel
Wisconsin Agri-Business Council
Madison
Gale Davy
Executive Director
Bruce Currie, Ph.D.
Programs Director

Wisconsin Inter Institutional Biomedical Research Support Group
Office of Research, Technology
Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 456-4402

whendee@post.its.mcw.edu

The Wisconsin Inter Institutional Biomedical Research Support Group is an alliance of Wisconsin research institutions and individuals concerned about the future of bioscience research in Wisconsin and the nation.

Members
William R. Hendee, Ph.D., Chairman
Office of Research, Technology & Information
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
John H. Brugge, Ph.D.
Department of Neurophysiology
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison
Thomas Bray
Associate Dean of Applied Research
Milwaukee School of Engineering
Gale Davy
Executive Director
Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research & Education
David Eckels, Ph.D.
The Blood Research Institute
Blood Center of SouthEastern Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Donna Gissen
Planning and Governmental Affairs
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Joseph O. Hill, Ph.D.
Office of Research, Technology & Information
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Robert Jones
Graduate School
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
John H. Linehan, Ph.D.
Biomedical Engineering
Marquette University
Milwaukee
Christine Miller
The Blood Research Institute
Blood Center of SouthEastern Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Jeffrey Osborn, Ph.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee
Jeanne Seagard, Ph.D.
Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Milwaukee
Millard Susman, Ph.D.
University of Wisconsin Genetics
Madison

 

Acknowledgments

This report is published as a joint project of the Wisconsin Association for Biomedical Research (WABRE) and Education and the Wisconsin Inter Institutional Biomedical Research Support Group. Funding provided by WABRE, Blood Center of SouthEastern Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, and the University of Wisconsin Medical School.

In addition to the members of WABRE and the Wisconsin Inter Institutional Biomedical Research Support Group, the publishers wish to thank the following for their help in preparing this report: Congressman Tom Barrett, State Representative Rosemary Potter, Peter Bayne, Marty DeGroot, Anne DeLeo, Karen Gotzler, Janet Greger, Jan Koloen, Laura McAlinden, Wayne McGown, Suzanne Ness, Debra Pasquale, William Strang, University of Wisconsin Biotechnology Center, Donna Van Wynsberghe, Judith Ward, Phil Weinfurt, Mary Wooley.