Amish Raval, Peiman Hematti, and Eric Schmuck were recipients of the 2017 Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Innovation Award. Along with John Kink, they were recognized for developing therapeutic cells for tissue-specific repair. According to the WARF press release:

“An independent panel of judges selected the Innovation Award winners from a field of six finalists drawn from approximately 400 invention disclosures submitted to WARF over the past 12 months. The winning inventions each receive an award of $10,000, with the funds going to the UW–Madison inventors named on the breakthroughs.”

The WARF press release can be viewed here.