Research - Recent Publications

Despite large increases in the number of female physicians over the past four decades, there has been no progress in gender integration of the medical specialties over this time. While there are more women in medicine overall, medical trainees continue to distribute into specialties in ways that reinforce pre-existing gender...
Angulo E, Joyner S, Majeed NK, Nyenhuis S. A rare case of peliosis hepatis in primary immune deficiency. In: SAGE Open Med Case Rep. Vol 8. © The Author(s) 2020.; 2020:2050313x20931996. Aziz F, Muth B, Parajuli S, Garg N, Mohamed M, Mandelbrot D, Djamali A. Unusually high rates of acute...
Abou-Alfa GK, Macarulla T, Javle MM, Kelley RK, Lubner SJ, Adeva J, Cleary JM, Catenacci DV, Borad MJ, Bridgewater J, Harris WP, Murphy AG, Oh DY, Whisenant J, Lowery MA, Goyal L, Shroff RT, El-Khoueiry AB, Fan B, Wu B, Chamberlain CX, Jiang L, Gliser C, Pandya SS, Valle JW...
Akdis CA, Arkwright PD, Bruggen MC, Busse W, Gadina M, Guttman-Yassky E, Kabashima K, Mitamura Y, Vian L, Wu J, Palomares O. Type 2 immunity in the skin and lungs. Allergy. 2020. Ascierto PA, Fox B, Urba W, Anderson AC, Atkins MB, Borden EC, Brahmer J, Butterfield LH, Cesano A...
Abad CL, Barker AK, Safdar N. A systematic review of the effectiveness of cohorting to reduce transmission of healthcare-associated C. difficile and multidrug-resistant organisms. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020:1-19. Akhtar WZ, Mundt MP, Koepke R, Krechel S, Fiore MC, Seal DW, Westergaard RP. Prevalence of Tobacco Use Among Rural-Dwelling Individuals...
Brad Astor, PhD, MPH, professor, Nephrology, pictured above, was part of a 16-member, National Kidney Foundation-sponsored working group that developed updated clinical guidelines for vascular access in dialysis patients. The Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) Clinical Practice Guideline for Vascular Access: 2019 Update was published in the American Journal...
Neighborhood disadvantage is the leading predictor of poor retention of care among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), according to a study recently published in Arthritis Research & Therapy. Authors from the UW-Madison Department of Medicine (pictured below, left to right), were Christie Bartels, MD, MS, associate professor, Rheumatology; Shivani...
Ai A, Anderson L, Safdar N, Shirley D. Barriers and facilitators to standardization of ultrasound use and probe disinfection in the ambulatory setting. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2020:1-3. Aziz F, Jorgenson MR, Parajuli S, Zhong W, Hidalgo LG, Djamali A, Mandelbrot D, Odorico J, Sollinger H, Astor BC, Mohamed MA...
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...