Debut novel explores Wisconsin’s drinking culture, Milwaukee startup talks developing medicine

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First, we chat with a Madison author whose new novel explores family secrets, alcoholism and Wisconsin’s drinking culture. Then, we talk with the head of a Milwaukee pharmaceutical startup about its work on an asthma drug and how medicine is developed.

Featured in this Show

  • Madison author’s debut novel addresses family secrets, alcoholism

    “Still True,” the debut novel by Maggie Ginsberg, a Madison Magazine senior editor, explores alternative marital arrangements, family secrets and alcoholism in a fictional small town in Wisconsin. We talk with the author about her path from journalism to fiction writing.

  • Learning about pharmaceutical drug development

    The UW-Milwaukee drug development company Pantherics, Inc. was recently granted more than $250,000 from the National Institutes of Health. We speak with the head of the company and the director of the Milwaukee Institute for Drug Discovery to learn more about drug research and development.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Maggie Ginsberg Guest
  • Alexander Arnold Guest
  • Doug Stafford Guest

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