Department Chair

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Paul J. Campagnola


Peter Tong Department Chair and Professor

Contact: pcampagnola@wisc.edu

Research interests: Biophotonics, tissue imaging, breast and ovarian cancer, connective tissue disorders, nanofabrication, cancer cell biology, tissue engineering, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Medical Physics


 

 

Faculty

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Randolph Ashton


Associate Professor

Contact: rashton2@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4312

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Neural tissue engineering, Vascular tissue engineering, Regenerative therapies for the central nervous system, Stem cell bioprocessing, Nanoscale biomaterials engineering, Engineering the stem cell-biomate...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Biotechnology Training Program


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Randy Bartels


Visiting Professor

Contact: rabartels@wisc.edu

Research interests: Development of new biomedical imaging methods


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David Beebe


John D. MacArthur Professor & Claude Bernard Professor

Contact: djbeebe@wisc.edu

Research interests: Microfluidics, Cell & Cancer biology, Global Health, Research at UW

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research


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Walter F. Block


Professor

Contact: wfblock@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9686

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science Program

Research interests: Magnetic resonance (MR) interventional procedures, MR image-guided drug delivery , MR contrast mechanisms, signal and image processing, Courses: Click to see my courses


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Christopher L. Brace


Associate Professor

Contact: clbrace@wisc.edu, (608) 262-4151

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Interventional OncologyThermal Ablation, Microwave Ablation Antenna Design, Image-Guided Therapy, , Simulation of Biophysical InteractionsMicrowave Heating, Heat Transport in Tissue, Antenna Optimization, , Bio...

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Joshua Brockman


Assistant Professor


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Kevin W. Eliceiri


RRF Walter H. Helmerich Professor

Contact: eliceiri@wisc.edu, (608) 658-4026

Research interests: Biophotonics, Biomedical Optics, Optical Instrumentation, Cancer imaging, Live Cell Imaging, Image Informatics, Image Analysis, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Biostatistics and Medical Informatics, Medical Physics, Morgridge Institute for Research, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Shaoqin Sarah Gong


Vilas Distinguished Professor, Advancing Vision Science Chair Professor,
and RRF Edwin and Dorothy Gamewell Professor

Contact: shaoqingong@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4311

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Biomaterials (e.g., multifunctional drug nanocarriers, theranostic nanomedicines, and  tissue engineering scaffolds), and functional devices., Prof. Gong's lab currently has openings for graduate stud...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Chemistry, School of Medicine and Public Health, UW Carbone Cancer Center, UW Eye Research Institute, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, Wisconsin Stem Cell Research Program


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Aviad Hai


Vilas Early Career Assistant Professor

Contact: ahai@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3411

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Neural engineering, Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, Nanoelectronics & Nanofabrication, Brain Machine Interfaces, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Grainger Institute for Engineering


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Pamela Kreeger


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Contact: kreeger@wisc.edu, (608) 890-2915

Research interests: Systems biology, tissue engineered models of cell-ECM/cell-cell interactions, ovarian cancer, wound healingCourses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Wan-ju Li


Associate Professor

Contact: li@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1338

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Stem cell-based regenerative medicine, Musculoskeletal tissue engineering, Mesenchymal stem cell biology, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Kip Ludwig


Associate Professor

Contact: kip.ludwig@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3544

Research interests: Neural Interfaces, 1 and 2 Photon Microscopy, Neuromodulation Therapies, Electroceuticals, Bioelectronic Medicines, Autonomic Nervous System, Deep Brain Stimulation, Brain-Machine Interfaces, Brain-Computer Int...

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Megan McClean


Associate Professor

Contact: mmcclean@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0416

Research interests:


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Elizabeth M. Meyerand


Professor

Contact: memeyerand@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1685

Also: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Research interests: The development of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) based acquisition and post-processing methods to visualize diffusion and activation in the human brain., Courses: Click to see my courses

Also: Radiology


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William L. Murphy


Harvey D. Spangler Professor & H.I. Romnes Faculty Fellow

Contact: wlmurphy@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9978

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Creation of new biomaterials using bioinspired approaches, Using biomaterials to define the stem cell microenvironment, Development of biomaterials for tissue regeneration (tissue engineering), New approaches f...

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Krishanu Saha


Associate Professor

Contact: ksaha@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4313

Research interests: Personalized and Regenerative Medicine, Biomaterials Engineering, Stem Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Signal transduction, Systems biology, Synthetic biology, Evolution & optimization of signaling pro...

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Melissa C. Skala


Carol Skornicka Chair; RRF Daniel M. Albert Chair; Professor

Contact: mcskala@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4108

Research interests: Optical imaging, Tissue engineering, Cancer, Metabolism, Immunology and cancer immunotherapy, Machine Learning, High-throughput tool development, Cell-cell interactions, Cellular heterogeneity, Translational re...

Other affiliations: Medical Physics


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Darryl G. Thelen


John Bollinger Chair of Mechanical Engineering
& Bernard A. and Frances M. Weideman Professor

Contact: dgthelen@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1902

Also: College of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Dynamics and control of human movement, Wearable sensors in biomechanics, Neuromuscular adaptation with age, injury and disease, Imaging of soft tissue mechanics, Application of biomechanics in orthopedics, reh...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Pallavi Tiwari


Associate Professor

Contact: ptiwari9@wisc.edu

Research interests: Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Biomedical Image Analysis, MRI, Radiomics, Radiogenomics,  Digital Pathology, Oncology, Neurological Disorders, Prognostic/predictive/t...

Other affiliations: Radiology


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Justin Williams


Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor

Contact: jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 265-3952

Also: Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Neural Engineering, BioMEMS, Microfluidics, Bio-fluidic interactions, Neural Rehabilitation, Neural Prostheses, Courses: Click to see my courses


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Colleen Witzenburg


Jane R. and Jack G. Mandula Assistant Professor

Contact: witzenburg@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3332

Also: Mechanical Engineering

Research interests:

    Cardiovascular Biomechanics and Physiology, Computational Modeling, Tissue Growth, Remodeling, and Failure, Soft tissue Characterization and Mechanical Testing, Congenital H...

    Courses: Click to see my courses

    Other affiliations: Pediatrics


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Filiz Yesilkoy


Assistant Professor

Contact: filiz.yesilkoy@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5112

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Biosensors, Nanophotonics, Nanobiotechnology, Bioimaging and microscopy techniques, Spectroscopy, Biomedical devices and instrumentation, Micro-Nano Fabrication, Microfluidics and Lab-on-a-chip devices

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Chemistry


 

Teaching Faculty

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Amit Nimunkar


Associate Teaching Professor

Contact: ajnimunkar@wisc.edu, (608) 890-1008


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John Puccinelli


Associate Chair of the Undergraduate Program and Associate Teaching Professor

Contact: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3573

Research interests: Assessment, advising, curriculum, instruction, mentorship, inclusion and educational innovation - developing hands on approaches to teaching especially related to biomaterials, tissue/cellular engineering, biom...

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Tracy Jane Puccinelli


Teaching Assistant Professor


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Darilis Suarez-Gonzalez


Associate Chair of the Masters Degree Program and Teaching Faculty II


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Christa Wille


Teaching Faculty I


 

Emeritus

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Ed Bersu


Professor Emeritus


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Willis J. Tompkins


Professor Emeritus

Contact: tompkins@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 263-1581

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Microcomputer-based biomedical instrumentation, real-time biomedical digital signal processing, biomedical computing


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Mitchell E. Tyler


Senior Lecturer & Researcher - Emeritus

Contact: mitchell.tyler@wisc.edu, (608) 334-7787

Research interests: Neural Engineering, Neural Rehabilitation, Noninvasive Neuromodulation (NINM), Electrocutaneous Stimulation, Biomechanics, Biomaterials

Courses: Click to see my courses


 

Adjunct or Faculty Affiliates

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Jose Ayuso Dominguez


Assistant Professor

Contact: ayusodomingu@wisc.edu, (608) 262-5538

Research interests: Our research focuses on studying human disease using advanced in vitro platforms that mimic the in vivo architecture and tissue microphysiology. We use these novel technologies to study multiple diseases, inclu...

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health


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Jason Cantor


Investigator (Morgridge); Assistant Professor (UW-Madison)

Contact: jcantor@morgridge.org, (608) 316-4565

Research interests: Cellular Metabolism, Cancer biology, Immunology, Metabolomics, Functional Genomics, Bioengineering.

Other affiliations: Biochemistry


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Christian Capitini


MD, Associate Professor, Division Chief

Contact: ccapitini@pediatrics.wisc.edu, (608) 262-2415

Research interests: Basic, translational and clinical research of pediatric cancer, Adoptive cell therapies (NK cell and CAR T cell infusions), Graft-versus-host-disease, Acute Radiation Syndrome, Mesenchymal stromal cells, Macrop...

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center


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Scott Crawford


Assistant Professor

Contact: skcrawford2@wisc.edu

Research interests: Dr. Crawford’s research is focused on how biomechanical tissue properties change following musculotendinous injury and how quantitative knowledge of these tissue properties can be used to accelerate and o...

Other affiliations: Kinesiology


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Wendy Crone


Karen Thompson Medhi Professor

Contact: crone@engr.wisc.edu, (608) 262-8384

Also: Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Experimental mechanics of materials, characterization hydrogels and biomaterials, therapeutic medical devices, stem cell mechanics


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Elizabeth Felton


MD, Assistant Professor

Contact: felton@neurology.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0755

Research interests: Relationship between the menstrual cycle, seizures, and ketosis in women on dietary treatment for epilepsy, Developing methods to use quantitative EEG, neuroimaging, and neuropsychological testing to better und...

Other affiliations: Neurology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Aaron S. Field


MD, Professor

Contact: afield@uwhealth.org, (608) 263-7952

Research interests: MR tracking of myelination following glial cell transplantation, Quantitative magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of white matter disease, including diffusion tensor imaging, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Christian Franck


Bjorn Borgen Professor

Contact: cfranck@wisc.edu, (608) 265-8481

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Research interests: Experimental mechanics including digital image and volume correlation methods and 3D microscopy techniques.  Soft matter and cell mechanics including cellular traumatic brain injury.   

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Angela Gibson


MD, Assistant Professor

Contact: gibson@surgery.wisc.edu, (608) 265-9574

Research interests: Dr. Gibson’s research interests focus on epithelial regeneration in burn injury, evaluation of skin substitutes, human skin model development for wound healing, and understanding the burn wound microenvir...


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Bernadette Gillick


Associate Professor, Director Waisman Pediatric Neuromodulation Laboratory,
Director of Research Design- Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

Contact: bgillick@wisc.edu, (608) 262-7457

Research interests: Gillick studies novel assessment and intervention tools to advance lifelong outcomes in children who have experienced early brain injury. She pioneered a neuromodulation program integrating non-invasive brain s...

Other affiliations: Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Susan Hagness


Department Chair, Philip Dunham Reed Professor

Contact: susan.hagness@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5739

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Bioelectromagnetics, computational electromagnetics, dielectric spectroscopy, FDTD theory and applications, including multi-physics solvers, microwave diagnostic and therapeutic techniques for biological and me...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center


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Timothy Hall


Professor

Contact: tjhall@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9459

Research interests: Medical ultrasound, Wave propagation in inhomogeneous media, Characterization of media based on interactions with ultrasonic waves, Viscoelasticity, Nonlinear hyperelasticity, Measurement of the fundamental mec...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Jo Handelsman


Director of the Wisconsin Institute for Discover

Contact: jo.handelsman@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4555

Research interests: The Handelsman Lab uses multidisciplinary techniques to understand the structure and function of microbiomes. Our lab applies metagenomics, genetics, and small molecule chemistry, to study biochemistry and gene...


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Amgad Hanna


MD, Professor

Contact: hanna@neurosurgery.wisc.edu, (608) 255-4223

Research interests: Dr. Hanna’s lab investigates novel interventions to improve functional recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI) and nerve regeneration.Other affiliations: Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Bryan Heiderscheit


Professor

Contact: heiderscheit@ortho.wisc.edu, (608) 263-5428

Research interests: Neuromuscular adaptations to injury and aging, Gait mechanics, Running injuries, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Corinne Henak


Assistant Professor

Contact: chenak@wisc.edu, (608) 263-1619

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Mechanical and biological responses of cartilage to injury, Orthopedic soft tissue materials characterization, Finite element modeling

Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Diego Hernando


Assistant Professor


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Seungpyo Hong


Milton J. Henrichs Chair, Professor

Contact: seungpyo.hong@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0699

Research interests: Biomimetic nanotechnology, Nano-bio interactions, Targeted drug delivery for immunotherapy, Liquid biopsy, Cancer diagnostics/prognostics, Surface engineering

Other affiliations: School of Pharmacy


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Anna Huttenlocher


MD, Professor

Contact: huttenlocher@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4642

Research interests: Huttenlocher’s research focuses on understanding inflammation and its resolution. Her lab investigates how external cues and cell signaling networks regulate immune cell migration during tissue damage and...

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Other affiliations: Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Meyer Jackson


Kenneth S Cole Professor

Contact: mbjackso@wisc.edu, (608) 262-9111

Research interests: Studies of synaptic mechanisms at the molecular, cellular, and circuit levels

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health


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Hongrui Jiang


Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Lynn H. Matthias Professor in Engineering

Contact: hongruijiang@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9418

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: MicroElectroMechanical System, Microsensors and microactuators, BioMEMS and micro-optics, Microfluidics, Lab on chips, Biomimetics and bioinspiration

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Jack Jiang


MD, Professor

Contact: jjjiang@wisc.edu, (608) 265-7888

Research interests: Vibratory properties of the vocal folds via studies of excised larynges, Biomechanical modeling, aerodynamics, and analysis of laryngeal microstructure, Development of accurate protocols for voice measurement i...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Surgery


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Kevin Johnson


Assistant Professor

Contact: kmjohnson3@wisc.edu, (608) 263-3694

Research interests: In the past several decades, major advances have been made in all of the commonly utilized medical imaging modalities such that imaging now plays an integral role in disease diagnosis, treatment planning, and t...

Other affiliations: Medical Physics, Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Bhuvana Krishnaswamy


Charles Ringrose Assistant Professor

Contact: bhuvana@ece.wisc.edu, (608) 265-7849

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Wireless Networks, Low-Power Wireless Systems, Internet-of-Things, Biological Networks


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Hau Le


MD, Assistant Professor

Contact: leh@surgery.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0466

Also: Biomedical Engineering, University Staff Congress Elected Representative District 5

Research interests: Our laboratory is developing organoid models of pediatric and adult solid cancers such as neuroblastoma, Wilms, and glioblastoma to recapitulate the disease in humans better. We then use these organoid models t...

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Surgery


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Fred Lee


MD, Professor

Contact: ftlee@wisc.edu, (608) 263-0885

Research interests: Minimally invasive tumor ablation therapy, abdominal Imaging, abdominal Intervention, Other affiliations: Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Chao Li


Investigator

Contact: cli479@wisc.edu


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Elebeoba May


Associate Professor

Contact: emay5@wisc.edu, (608) 316-4421

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Dr. May’s research focuses on the design and integration of computational and experimental platforms to develop multi-scale, predictive models of host-pathogen interactions and biological systems.  T...

Other affiliations: Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Alan B Mcmillan


Professor (CHS)

Contact: abmcmillan@wisc.edu, (608) 262-2622

Also: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research interests: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), positron emission tomography (PET), PET/MR, PET/CT, machine learning, deep learningOther affiliations: Medical Physics, Radiology


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Joshua Medow


MD, Professor

Contact: medow@neurosurgery.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0485

Research interests: The Medow lab focusses on biomedical engineering and mathematical approaches to solving major medical quandaries. Current projects include a new approach to CT image reconstruction and resolution of CT data inc...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Neurological Surgery, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Jacob Notbohm


Associate Professor

Contact: jknotbohm@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0030

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics

Research interests: Solid mechanics | biomechanics | cell mechanics | biomaterials | collective cell migration | optical microscopy | adhesion


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Sean P. Palecek


Milton J. and A. Maude Shoemaker Professor

Contact: sppalecek@wisc.edu, (608) 262-8931

Also: Biomedical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering

Research interests: Cellular engineering, tissue engineering, stem cells, cell and protein biosensors

Courses: Click to see my courses


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Brian Pogue


Professor

Contact: bpogue@wisc.edu, (608) 263-8037

Research interests: Optics in medicine, biomedical imaging to guide cancer therapy; molecular guided surgery; dose imaging in radiation therapy; Cherenkov light imaging; image guided spectroscopy of cancer; photodynamic therapy; m...


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Samuel Poore


MD, Associate Professor

Contact: poore@surgery.wisc.edu, (608) 262-7906

Research interests: Microvascular and implant-based breast reconstruction, Reconstruction of the hand and extremities, Corrective surgery for acquired lymphedema, Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Surgery


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Vivek Prabhakaran


MD, Professor

Contact: vprabhakaran@uwhealth.org, (608) 265-5269

Research interests: Aging Biomarkers, Multimodal Neuroimaging, Stroke Research, Neuromodulation, Other affiliations: Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Robert G. Radwin


Duane H. and Dorothy M. Bluemke Professor

Contact: rradwin@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6596

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Occupational ergonomics and biomechanics, Ergonomics design of manually operated products, hand tools and equipment, Measurements and methods for assessing exposure to physical stress in the workplace, Ca...

Other affiliations: Wisconsin Institute for Discovery


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Amish N. Raval


MD, Professor

Contact: anr@medicine.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0836

Research interests: In addition to being the UW Director of Clinical Cardiovascular Research, Dr. Raval’s translational research focus is development and therapeutic delivery of biologic agents, including stem cells and scaf...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Medicine, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Scott B. Reeder


MD, Professor

Contact: sreeder@wisc.edu, (608) 265-9964

Research interests: Research interests are in the areas of cardiovascular and abdominal MRI, particularly in the development of rapid and quantitative imaging techniques, including rapid cardiac imaging methods, and novel fat-wate...

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Alejandro Roldan-Alzate


Associate Professor

Contact: roldan@wisc.edu, (608) 265-3696

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Cardiovascular fluid dynamics, Medical imaging based computational fluid dynamics, Patient specific in vitro experiments, Patient specific virtual surgery, In vivo and In vitro 4D flow MRI, Particle Image Veloc...


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Ari Rosenberg


Assistant Professor

Contact: ari.rosenberg@wisc.edu, (608) 265-5782

Research interests: The Rosenberg lab explores the following questions and problems:3D Vision: How do we perceive the three-dimensional (3D) structure of the world when our eyes only sense 2D projections like a movie on a screen?,...

Other affiliations: Neuroscience, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Josh Roth


Assistant Professor

Contact: jdroth2@wisc.edu

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Research in the lab utilizes a combination of experimental and computational methodologies and falls under three primary themes: ​     1. Transform the planning of personalized treatments for m...

Other affiliations: Orthopedics and Rehabilitation


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Kris Sankaran


Assistant Professor

Contact: ksankaran@wisc.edu, (608) 263-7688

Research interests: Navigating latent structure in multi-omics
Modern sequencing, imaging, and spectroscopy technologies give a window into complex biological environments. However, exploring these data witho...


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Eric V. Shusta


Howard Curler Distinguished Professor and R. Byron Bird Department Chair

Contact: eshusta@wisc.edu, (608) 262-1092

Also: Biomedical Engineering

Research interests: Brain drug delivery, blood-brain barrier modeling, biopharmaceutical design, protein engineering

Courses: Click to see my courses

Other affiliations: Neurological Surgery


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Michael Speidel


Associate Professor

Contact: speidel@wisc.edu, (608) 263-6795

Research interests: X-ray fluoroscopy and angiography, device guidance during cardiac interventions, dose reduction, scanning-beam digital x-ray (SBDX) technology, Other affiliations: Medical Physics, School of Medicine and Public Health


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Masatoshi Suzuki


Professor

Contact: masatoshi.suzuki@wisc.edu, (608) 262-4264

Research interests: Applications of stem cell technology for neuromusuclar and musculoskeletal diseases, bioengineered in vitro modeling to understand skeletal muscle biology and diseases, regenerative medicine, cell-based therapy...

Other affiliations: School of Veterinary Medicine


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Susan Thibeault


Professor

Contact: thibeault@surgery.wisc.edu, (608) 263-0192

Research interests: The Thibeault lab research program focuses broadly on further understanding the biological mechanisms of the extracellular matrix of the vocal folds, specifically related to inflammation, fibrosis and scarring ...

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Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health, Surgery


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Ophelia Venturelli


Assistant Professor

Contact: venturelli@wisc.edu, (608) 263-7017

Also: Chemical and Biological Engineering

Research interests: Synthetic & systems biology, Computational modeling, Microbial communities, Microbiome engineering for bioprocessing, human health and agriculture applications, High-throughput experiments

Research interests: The Venturelli Lab aims to understand and engineer the spatiotemporal behaviors of microbial communities. We seek to elucidate the molecular and ecological design principles of microbial communities using tools...


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María Virumbrales-Muñoz


Assistant Professor

Contact: virumbralesm@wisc.edu, (608) 890-3649

Research interests: Biomimetic modeling of ovarian cancer initiation and factors promoting metastasis.
Biomimetic modeling of cell-cell interactions and cues in the primary breast tumor.
Biomimetic modeling of tumor angi...

Other affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health


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Andrew Wentland


MD, Assistant Professor

Contact: alwentland@wisc.edu, (608) 265-2021

Research interests: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Medical Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Renal Cell Carcinoma, Other affiliations: Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health


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John–Paul Yu


MD, Assistant Professor

Contact: jp.yu@wisc.edu, (608) 265-4792

Research interests: Systems neuroscience, Austism Spectrum Disorder, Schizophrenia, RNA-Seq, Mass Spectroscopy Proteomics, MRI, MR Diffusion Tensor Imaging, Cellular RedoxOther affiliations: School of Medicine and Public Health


 

Administrative Staff

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Cindy Armour


Financial Specialist

Contact: carmour@wisc.edu, (608) 262-3036


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Shanna Hargrove


Assistant Department Administrator


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Allison Henke


Administrative Assistant

Contact: ahenke3@wisc.edu, (608) 890-0323


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Sam Jost


Desktop Support for Biomedical Engineering, Grainger Institute for Engineering,
and Technical Communications


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Ashley Prochaska


Research Administrator

Contact: ashley.prochaska@wisc.edu, (608) 265-8662


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Vishmaa Ramsaroop-Briggs


Communications Specialist

Contact: vishmaa.r.briggs@wisc.edu, (608) 262-9523


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Mondira Saha-Muldowney


Department Administrator


Student Services Staff


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Crystal Lipek


Academic Advisor

Contact: lipek@wisc.edu, (608) 890-4648

Also: College of Engineering, Student Services, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering