Leading researchers from UW-Madison will explore advances in women’s health research, including breakthroughs related to breast cancer, at the Tuesday, Oct. 22 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Network in Madison.
The luncheon will be held at the Sheraton Hotel on Madison’s John Nolen Drive. Registration and networking begin at 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon and the presentation at 12:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for WIN members, $35 for non-members and included with WIN corporate memberships.
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, researchers will discuss new tools to improve the screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Panelists will include Wally Block, a professor of biomedical engineering and medical physics, and Elizabeth Burnside, a professor of radiology. They work with the School of Medicine and Public Health as well as the College of Engineering. The discussion will include updates on how these technologies will be put to work in clinical settings.
This event is sponsored by Wenger CPAs.
WIN is the membership arm of the Tech Council, the independent, non-profit science and technology adviser to the governor and the Legislature. It has chapters in Milwaukee, Madison, Northeast Wisconsin, Central Wisconsin, and the Lake Superior region and Western Wisconsin. To join WIN, go to http://www.wisconsintechologycouncil.com/ or call Molly Lahr at 608-442-7557.