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With an FDA submission in its future, Madison's EraGen Biosciences has hired a 20-year industry veteran with experience in regulatory strategy. Randal Vader will serve as vice president of quality, regulatory, and clinical affairs for the molecular diagnostics company. He comes to EraGen after serving...

Gundersen Clinic may have struck a blow for businesses across Wisconsin by defeating the Department of Revenue in a dispute over whether certain computerized equipment is exempt from the property tax. In this Guest Column from attorneys at the law firm Foley and Lardner, taxpayers...

Now that it has announced plans to build a 120,000-square-foot plant to expand its production of large-scale pharmaceutical ingredients, Cambridge Major Laboratories has added a business development director in Europe. The Germantown drug development company has appointed Roger McDonald, formerly of the British chemical and...

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has selected 12 metropolitan areas or states, including Madison, to take part in a national demonstration project on the use of electronic medical records. The project, announced by HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt, will provide financial incentives for...

Data center network technologies are an overlooked way to cut IT costs, and the options are many, according to WTN guest columnist Mark Bolsoni of Forsythe Technology. As Bolsoni explains, network and IP-based storage and server switching technologies can transform an under-performing data center into...

In the scientific debate over what makes the world go round, DNA or proteins, Dr. Ogan Gurel is hardly a fence sitter. In this edition of MedTech Futures, Gurel identifies proteins as more than a dutiful workhorse, but the substance that nearly all drugs act...

The 2008 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Conference exposed not only the bright potential of Wisconsin start-up companies, but the somber reality that Wisconsin still ranks low - 48th among the 50 states - in the creation of start-up businesses. Angel and venture investors are trying to improve...

Third Wave Technologies of Madison does not anticipate significant workforce reductions as a result of its acquisition by Holigic Inc., according to a company spokesman. The two companies have entered into an agreement in which Hologic, based in Bedford, Mass., would acquire Third Wave for...