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Division Highlights - Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases cares for children with common, complex, or potentially life-threatening infectious diseases and illnesses.

Research interests include international health, immunization efficacy, vaccine preventable disease epidemiology and policy, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and fungal infections.

2011 Highlights

  • James Conway, MD, was appointed associate director for health science at the newly established UW-Madison Global Health Institute. 
  • Greg DeMuri, MD, received a $15,000 research and development award from the Department of Pediatrics for a pilot project, “Gene Expression in the Carrier State of Group A Streptococci.”
  • Bruce Klein, MD, received a Hilldale Award, UW-Madison’s top honor for faculty, for his research contributions in the field of medical mycology (the study of fungi that are pathogenic for humans).  He also received $108,146 from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s (WARF) Accelerator Program to facilitate work on anti-fungal drug development.
  • Ellen Wald, MD, received a five-year, $3.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for her project, "Sinusitis in Children and the Nasopharyngeal Microbiome."
  • Marcel Wüethrich, PhD, a senior scientist in the laboratory of Bruce Klein, MD, received a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases for his project, "Regulation of Vaccine-Induced Anti-Fungal T17 Cells.”

Faculty


Bruce S. Klein, MD

Professor and Division Chief

James H. Conway, MD

Associate Professor

Gregory P. DeMuri, MD

Associate Professor

Sheryl L. Henderson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Ellen R. Wald, MD

Professor

     

Recent Publications

Grant Support

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Last updated: 03/12/2014
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