Allergy & Pulmonary

William Busse, MD , professor, Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, commented in an article published by MD Magazine on a phase 3 clinical trial that he is leading. The BORA trial is investigating the long-term efficacy of benralizumab for treatment of asthma. Results indicate that the medication was remained...
With sadness, the Department of Medicine marks the passing of philanthropist George A. Mosher (pictured at right) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, who died on January 31, 2019, at the age of 79. George and his wife Julie Mosher , who passed away in August, 2017, were instrumental in supporting the research...
As the 94th year in the history of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Medicine, 2018 saw both changes and ongoing commitment to our long-standing legacy. This selection of images by Clint Thayer shows a behind-the-scenes glimpse into daily lives of department members dedicated to clinical care, research, and training...
2018 was been a productive year for researchers in the Department of Medicine. How productive? Members published at least 452 peer-reviewed research and scholarly articles – more than one per day. And that’s almost certainly an underestimate. Some journals will still be populating article from 2018 in databases for the...
Fellowship Match Day on November 28, 2018 was a momentous occasion: the date on which medical fellowship programs across the nation found out how their institutions fared in recruiting physicians who are pursuing advanced training in dozens of different internal medicine specialties and subspecialties. For fellowship programs in the Department...
There are many shared similarities between Sara McCoy, MD (pictured above), assistant professor (CHS), and Shivani Garg, MD (pictured at right), assistant professor (CHS). Both joined the Division of Rheumatology after completing their fellowships at other institutions. Both are within their first few years at UW, as Dr. McCoy joined...
Among the Pilot Awards from UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (UW ICTR) announced in support of translational, clinical, methods, dissemination and implementation, and stakeholder-engaged studies, a total of 5 principal investigators (PIs) and 3 collaborators involved in the funded projects are members of the Department of Medicine. Awards...
It’s likely that dogs make bacteria in the home and the body more diverse, and thereby help strengthen the immune system. That's the overall conclusion of several recent studies on links between human immune system function, the human microbiome, and the presence or absence of a canine companion in the...
Andrew Braun, MD, MHS Assistant Professor (CHS) Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicin Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health Residency: University of California San Francisco Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine: Johns Hopkins University - Fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine;...
Over the next several weeks, Vital Signs will feature introductions to many of the 40 new faculty members and four chief residents who are joining us this year. Each has been asked to provide some background about their primary professional focus in clinical, research, and/or medical education, what drew them...