Faculty and Staff: Profiles

The Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center includes over 90 faculty members working across six UW–Madison schools and colleges, 40 departments, and 10 centers and institutes. The Center connects multidisciplinary research throughout the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, which includes international prominence in biological sciences, clinical research, and biotechnology. Investigators work together in scientific focus groups to translate the remarkable basic science discoveries in stem cell biology into revolutionary new regenerative medicine treatments for major human diseases. This page lists faculty and staff members. Click on a photo to get more information about the member.

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Alaa Abd-Elsayed, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor/Medical Director, UW Pain Services

Email: abdelsayed@wisc.edu

Tausif Alam, PhD

Position title: Senior Scientist, Surgery / Transplantation

Email: alam@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5498

Caroline M. Alexander, PhD

Position title: Professor, Oncology

Email: alexander@oncology.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5182

B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, PhD

Position title: Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Email: blallenh@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2884

Randolph S. Ashton, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Wisconsin Institute of Discovery; Associate Director, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Email: rashton2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4312

Alan D. Attie, PhD

Position title: Professor, Biochemistry

Email: adattie@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1372

Craig S. Atwood, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Medicine

Email: csa@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-256-1901

Anjon Audhya

Position title: Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry

Email: audhya@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-3761

David J. Beebe, PhD

Position title: Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Email: djbeebe@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2260

Anita Bhattacharyya, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: bhattacharyy@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-6142

Barak Blum, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: bblum4@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5211

Grace Boekhoff-Falk, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Cell & Regenerative Biology

Email: boekhofffalk@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1609

Emery H. Bresnick, PHD

Position title: Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: ehbresni@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-6446

Matthew E. Brown, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Surgery/Transplant

Email: brownm@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1727

William J. Burlingham, PHD

Position title: Professor, Surgery/Transplant

Email: burlingham@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0119

Wade Bushman, MD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Urology

Email: bushman@urology.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-8705

Weibo Cai, PHD

Position title: Professor, Radiology / Medical Physics / Biomedical Engineering

Email: wcai@uwhealth.org

Phone: 608-262-1749

Christian Capitini, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Email: ccapitini@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2415

Qiang Chang, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Med Genetics / Neurology; Director, Waisman Center

Email: qchang@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9416

R. Alta Charo, JD

Position title: Professor, Law & Bioethics, Law School

Email: racharo@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5015

Wendy C. Crone, PHD

Position title: Professor, Engineering Physics

Email: crone@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8384

Erik Dent, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Neuroscience

Email: ewdent@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4672

Kenneth DeSantes, MD

Position title: Crawford Professor of Pediatric Oncology

Email: kbdesantes@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-8563

Address:
4103 Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Robert Drape, MBA

Position title: Executive Director, WiCell

Email: rdrape@wicell.org

Phone: 608-316-4717

Address:
WiCell
504 S. Rosa Rd., Suite 101
Madison, WI 53719

Ian D. Duncan, BMVS, PhD

Position title: Professor, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Sciences

Email: duncani@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9828

Lee L. Eckhardt, MD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Medicine

Email: lle@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-4188

Marina Emborg, MD, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics

Email: emborg@primate.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-9714

Feyza Engin, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry

Email: fengin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-6206

Miles Epstein, PhD

Position title: Emeritus, Neuroscience

Email: mepstein@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5074

Norm Fost, MD

Position title: Professor Emeritus

Email: ncfost@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-8562

Jacques Galipeau, MD

Position title: Professor and Assistant Dean, Medicine

Email: jgalipeau@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0078

David M. Gamm

Credentials: MD, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Email: dgamm@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-261-1516

Ying Ge, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: ge2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9212

Alexey V. Glukhov, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Medicine

Email: aglukhov@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-2069

Address:
8455 Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Thaddeus G. Golos, PhD

Position title: Professor, Comparative Bioscience / Obstetrics and Gynecology

Email: golos@primate.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-3567

Timothy Gomez, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Email: tmgomez@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-4554

Shaoqin 'Sarah' Gong, PhD

Position title: Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Email: sgong@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-3463

Timothy A. Hacker, PhD

Position title: Director, Cardiovascular Physiology Core Facility, Medicine

Email: th2@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1539

Peiman Hematti, MD

Position title: Professor, Medicine / Pediatrics / Surgery / Biomedical Engineering

Email: pxh@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-0106

Corinne Henak, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering (affiliate)

Email: chenak@wisc.edu

Linda Hogle, PhD

Position title: Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Emerita

Email: lfhogle@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-6954

Address:
Room 1440, Medical Sciences Center

Patrick C.H. Hsieh, MD, PHD

Position title: Visiting Professor

Email: phsieh@ibms.sinica.edu.tw

Phone: (608) 236-3788

Address:
Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica
128 Academia Road, Sec. 2, Nankang, Taipei 115, Taiwan

Jeffrey A. Johnson, PhD

Position title: Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email: jajohnson@pharmacy.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2893

Robert F. Kalejta, PhD

Position title: Professor, Oncology / Molecular Virology

Email: rfkalejta@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2893

Ronald E. Kalil, PHD

Position title: Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences / Center For Neuroscience

Email: rekalil@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5546

Timothy Kamp, MD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Medicine; Director, Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center

Email: tjk@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 263-1172

Junsu Kang, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: junsu.kang@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8678

Address:
4451 Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Joseph W. Kemnitz, PHD

Position title: Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: kemnitz@primate.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-3500

Judith Kimble, PHD

Position title: Professor, Biochemistry

Email: jekimble@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-6188

Melissa Kinney, Ph.D.

Position title: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Email: melissa.kinney@wisc.edu

Address:
2148 Engineering Centers Building
1550 Engineering Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Kenneth S. Lee, md, mba

Position title: Associate Professor, Diagnostic Radiology

Email: klee2@uwhealth.org

Phone: 608-263-9387

Youngsook Lee, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: youngsooklee@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-6352

Wan-Ju Li, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation / Biomedical Engineering

Email: li@ortho.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1338

Bo Liu, PHD

Position title: Professor, Surgery

Email: Liub@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5931

Valentina Lo Sardo

Credentials: PhD in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: losardo@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5624

Tenneille E. Ludwig, PHD

Position title: Director, WiCell Stem Cell Bank

Email: tludwig@wicell.org

Phone: 608-441-2768

Ahmed I. Mahmoud, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: aimahmoud@wisc.edu

Address:
Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Mark D. Markel, DVM, PHD

Position title: Dean, School of Veterinary Medicine

Email: mark.markel@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-3573

Kristyn S. Masters, PHD

Position title: Professor. Biomedical Engineering

Email: kmasters@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-4052

M. Elizabeth (Beth) Meyerand, PHD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics / Biomedical Engineering

Email: memeyerand@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1685

Darcie L. Moore, PHD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Email: darcie.moore@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-7836

Deane Mosher, MD

Position title: Professor, Medicine / Biomolecular Chemistry

Email: dfmosher@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1576

William L. Murphy, PHD

Position title: Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedics & Rehabilitation

Email: wlmurphy@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2224

Jon S. Odorico, MD

Position title: Professor, Surgery

Email: jon@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0388

Sean P. Palecek, PHD

Position title: Professor, Chemical & Biological Engineering / Biomedical Engineering

Email: palecek@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-8931

Bikash R. Pattnaik, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Pediatrics / Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Email: bikashp@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-417-6446

J. Carter Ralphe, MD

Position title: Associate Professor; Chief, Pediatric Cardiology; Director, Pediatric Heart Program

Email: jcralphe@pediatrics.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-1603

Amish N. Raval, MD

Position title: Associate Professor, Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine Division (Biomedical Engineering [Affiliate])

Email: anr@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-6146

Gail A. Robertson, PHD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Email: garobert@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-3339

Subhojit Roy, MD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Pathology, Neuroscience

Email: roy27@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-1227

Krishanu Saha, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

Email: ksaha@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4313

Jayshree Samanta, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Email: jsamanta@wisc.edu

Address:
Veterinary Medicine Building
2015 Linden Dr
Madison, WI 53706

Eric G. Schmuck, PHD

Position title: Associate Scientist, Medicine

Email: egs@medicine.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9449

Linda A. Schuler, VMD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Email: linda.schuler@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9825

Vijay Setaluri, PHD

Position title: Professor, Dermatology

Email: setaluri@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5362

Nader Sheibani, PHD

Position title: Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Email: nsheibanikar@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-3345

Eric V. Shusta, PHD

Position title: Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering

Email: shusta@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5103

Melissa Skala, PHD

Position title: Professor, Morgridge Institute for Research; Biomedical Engineering

Email: mcskala@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4108

Igor I. Slukvin, MD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

Email: islukvin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-0058

Jayne M. Squirrell, PHD

Position title: Senior Scientist, Molecular Biology

Email: jsquirre@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-5428

Rupa Sridharan, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: rsridharan2@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-316-4422

Robert Streiffer, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Bioethics and Philosophy

Email: rstreiffer@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-7490

Masatoshi Suzuki, DVM, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor. Comparative Biosciences

Email: msuzuki@svm.vetmed.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-4264

Owen Tamplin

Credentials: PhD, Molecular Genetics

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: tamplin@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-0938

Ei Terasawa, PHD

Position title: Professor, Pediatrics / Primate Center

Email: terasawa@primate.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-3579

Susan L. Thibeault, PHD, CCC-SLP

Position title: Professor, Surgery / Biomedicial Engineering / Communicative Sciences and Disorders

Email: thibeault@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-6751

James A. Thomson, VMD, PHD

Position title: Director, Regenerative Biology, Morgridge Institute for Research; Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Email: jthomson@morgridge.org

Phone: 608-316-4348

Lih-Sheng (Tom) Turng, PHD

Position title: Professor and Co-Director, Polymer Engineering Center

Email: turng@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-0586

Ray Vanderby, PHD

Position title: Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

Email: vanderby@orthorehab.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-9593

Raghu Vemuganti, PHD

Position title: Professor, Neurological Surgery

Email: vemuganti@neurosurgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-4055

Brian Walczak, DO

Position title: Assistant Professor of Orthopedics in the Department of Orthopedics & Rehabilitation

Email: walczak@ortho.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5636

Address:
5th Floor Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Jamey Weichert, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Radiology

Email: jweichert@uwhealth.org

Phone: 608-265-0835

Nathan Welham, PHD, CCC-SLP

Position title: Associate Professor, Otolaryngology / Surgery

Email: welham@surgery.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-4320

Deneen M. Wellik, Ph.D.

Position title: Chair and Professor, Cell & Regenerative Biology

Email: wellik@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-5491

Address:
Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Justin Williams, PHD

Position title: Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Email: jwilliams@engr.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-3952

John J. Wilson, MD

Position title: Associate Professor, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation / Sports Medicine

Email: wilson@ortho.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-628-8200

Wei Xu, PhD

Position title: Professor, Oncology

Email: wxu@oncology.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-5540

Address:
7457 Wi Institute Medical Research
1111 Highland Ave
Madison, WI 53705

Su-Chun Zhang, MD, PHD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience / Neurology / Waisman Center

Email: zhang@waisman.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-265-2543

Jing Zhang, PHD

Position title: Associate Professor, Oncology

Email: zhang@oncology.wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-2177

Xinyu Zhao, PHD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience / Waisman Center

Email: xinyu.zhao@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-890-0173