Center for Microbiome Research

Center for Microbiome Research

MCW Center for Microbiome Research Collaborative Research Areas

The Medical College of Wisconsin is dedicated to the pursuit of research and education through collaboration. We work with many individuals of different departments and backgrounds to discover new ideas, innovations, and much more. Below is a list of people whose assistance makes these endeavors possible. 

Cardiovascular Disease

John Baker, PhD
Surgery, Pediatric Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Michael Widlansky, MD
Medicine, Cardiology

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Abdul Elkadri, MD
Pediatrics, Gastroenterology

Nita Salzman, MD, PhD
Pediatrics, Gastroenterology; Microbiology & Immunology

Adolescent Obesity

Marilyn Frenn, PhD
Marquette University, College of Nursing

Asthma Pathogenesis and Progression

Mitch Grayson, MD
Allergy/Immunology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Development and Progression of Type 1 Diabetes

Marty Hessner, PhD
Pediatrics, Endocrinology

Susanne Cabrera, MD
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Endocrinology

Xenobiotic Disruption of Phage-Microbe Networks with Consequences on Host Metabolism

John Kirby, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology

Enterococcal Colonization Dynamics and Antibiotic Resistance

Chris Kristich, PhD
Microbiology & Immunology

Nita Salzman, MD, PhD
Pediatrics, Gastroenterology

Total Parenteral Nutrition and Liver Disease

Hang Nghiem-Rao, MD
Pediatrics, Neonatology

Microbial Exposure and Development of Chronic Pain in Sickle Cell Disease

Amanda Brandow, DO
Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

Nita Salzman, MD, PhD
Pediatrics, Gastroenterology