BioForward Wisconsin announces Wisconsin Biohealth Awards recipients

BioForward Wisconsin announced in a recent press release the recipients of the ninth annual Wisconsin Biohealth Awards, recognizing exceptional scientific and business accomplishments within the state’s thriving biohealth industry. These prestigious awards honor individuals who continue to lead the charge in innovation and success in Wisconsin’s biohealth sector. They will be presented during this year’s Wisconsin Biohealth Summit — an event that celebrates the state’s biohealth industry.

This year’s recipients include:

  • Dr. Thomas Grist, professor and chair, Department of Radiology, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, presented with the Hector F. Deluca Scientific Achievement Award; and
  • Chris Miskel, CEO and president of Versiti, presented with the Wisconsin Biohealth Business Achievement Award.

The awards ceremony will take center stage at the summit on Oct. 17 at the Overture Center for the Arts.

The Wisconsin Biohealth Summit is made possible by the support of sponsors, including UW Health, Findorff, Hausmann Group, Mortenson Construction, CZ Strategy, JP Cullen, CAI, Kraemer Brothers, All of Us Research Program UW–Madison, Winland Electronics, Strang, SARA Investment Real Estate, University of Wisconsin Master of Science in Applied Biotechnology, MERI, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program School of Medicine and Public Health UW–Madison, Faith Technologies, Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals, Vogel Bros. Building Co., Fisher Scientific, Aldevron, Exact Sciences, GE HealthCare, Illumina, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, MilliporeSigma, Promega, Alliant Energy, Catalent, Cellular Dynamics, Cytiva, Eurofins, Isthmus Project, Labcorp, Morgridge Institute for Research, PhRMA, PPD, TeraMedica, University Research Park, WARF, and Yahara.

For more information about the Wisconsin Biohealth Summit and Awards, or to register to attend, click here.