Research - Recent Publications

Noelle LoConte, MD, associate professor, Hematology, Oncology and Pallative Care, and colleague Randall Kimple, MD, PhD, associate professor, Department of Human Oncology, both pictured, are among 18 specialty editors of Clinical Care Advances 2020: Annual Report on Progress Against Cancer From the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). The report...
Asfaw TN, Tyan L, Glukhov AV, Bondarenko VE. A Compartmentalized Mathematical Model of Mouse Atrial Myocytes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2020. Barton GP, Macdonald EB, Goss KN, Eldridge MW, Fain SB. Measuring the link between cardiac mechanical function and metabolism during hyperpolarized (13)C-pyruvate magnetic resonance experiments. Magn Reson...
Living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may impact the brain, according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. The study “Neighborhood disadvantage is associated with cerebral and hippocampal volume,” was published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association Neurology. The study was led by...
A clinical trial led by Christopher Crnich, MD, PhD, associate professor, Infectious Disease (pictured above, on right), and James Ford, PhD, assistant professor, Social and Administrative Sciences Division, University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy (pictured above, on left), will compare strategies for implementing a toolkit aimed at improving urinary tract...
Two recently published papers from the laboratory of Dudley Lamming, PhD (pictured above with graduate student Deyang Yu), assistant professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, broke new ground in understanding the biology of a key protein that regulates metabolism and aging, and in identifying a drug that may be able to...
Image (above): A scanning electron micrograph shows Candida albicans yeast (elongated structure at left) building an antifungal drug-resistant biofilm structure by secreting small, spherical extracellular vesicles (arrows) that deliver payloads of biofilm polymers to the extracellular matrix. The pathogenic yeast Candida albicans has a clinically frustrating habit: when it colonizes...
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...
Research led by Nilay Kumar, MD (pictured at right), clinical assistant professor, Hospital Medicine, found a strong seasonal pattern to Google search queries related to cardiovascular disease topics. The team searched Google Trends for popular cardiovascular disease search terms, assessing relative search volumes for a 10-year period in the US...
Members of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine were among the 20,000 people attending the 2018 American Heart Association Scientific Sessions on November 10-12, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois. The Badgers contingent left a strong impression, according to James Stein, MD, professor, Cardiovascular Medicine and Robert Turell Professor of Cardiovascular Research. “Many...
A multi-site prospective study led by J. Scott Ferguson, MD, professor (CHS), Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, found that even when guidelines were followed for cleaning and disinfecting flexible bronchoscopes, residual contamination remained in all 24 instruments analyzed. The authors recommend a shift toward the use of sterilized bronchoscopes...