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Center for Disease Prevention Research (CDPR) Members

The Center for Disease Prevention Research aims to reduce the burden of diseases such as cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. By clarifying the basic mechanisms of chemopreventive and immunopreventive modalities, we can provide a scientific rationale for the design of new and more effective approaches for disease prevention. Center for Disease Prevention Research scientists are carrying out a wide range of studies to explore various aspects of prevention in both basic science and clinical settings. The common goal of these scientists is to conduct innovative studies that increase our understanding of the mechanisms to prevent diseases rather than to treat them after they surface.

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Cancer Prevention

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Guan Chen, MD, PhD

Professor

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Pradeep Chaluvally-Raghavan, PhD

Associate Professor

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Weiguo Cui, PhD

Associate Investigator, Versiti Blood Research Institute; Associate Professor, Microbiology & Immunology

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Bryon D. Johnson, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology/BMT) and Microbiology & Immunology

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Balaraman Kalyanaraman, PhD

Professor and Chair; Harry R. & Angeline E. Quadracci Professor in Parkinson’s Research; Founder, Free Radical Research Center; Associate Director of Basic Research, Center for Disease Prevention Research

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Dev Karan, PhD

Associate Professor

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Qing-Song Liu, PhD

Professor

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Charles R. Myers, PhD

Professor; Assistant Director, Center for Disease Prevention Research

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Marja T. Nevalainen, MD, PhD

Professor, Eminent Scholar, Department of Pathology and Pharmacology & Toxicology; Assistant Dean of Research, Medical College of Wisconsin; Associate Director (Education), Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center; Director, Prostate Cancer Center of Excellence at Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center

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Jing Pan, PhD

Associate Professor

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Hallgeir Rui, MD, PhD

WBCS Endowed Professor of Breast Cancer Research; Director, MCW Tissue Bank; Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Pathology

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Reza Shaker, MD

Joseph E. Geenen Professor & Chief

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Brian Smith, PhD

Associate Professor

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Raul A. Urrutia, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery; Director, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center

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Yian Wang, MD, PhD

Professor

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Stuart J. Wong, MD

Professor

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Donghai Xiong, PhD

Assistant Professor

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Qi Zhang, PhD

Associate Professor

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Ming You, MD, PhD

Associate Provost for Cancer Research, Director of Disease Prevention Research Center, Joseph F. Heil Jr. Professor in Molecular Oncogenesis

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Jacek Zielonka, PhD, DSc

Assistant Professor; Director, Redox & Bioenergetics Shared Resource

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention

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John A. Auchampach, PhD

Professor and Vice-Chair

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Ivor Benjamin, MD, FAHA, FACC

Director, Cardiovascular Center; Professor, Medicine, Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Cell Biology, Neurobiology and Anatomy, and Surgery; Program Director, CVC T32 Training Program

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Sherry-Ann Brown, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA

Director of Cardio-Oncology; Assistant Professor

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William B. Campbell, PhD

Department Chair; Florence Williams Professor

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Curt D. Sigmund, PhD

James J. Smith & Catherine Welsch Smith Professor of Physiology; Chair of Physiology; Associate Director, Cardiovascular Center

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Roy Silverstein, MD

Chair and Linda and John Mellowes Professor of Medicine; Associate Director, Clinomics, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center

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Jeannette Vasquez Vivar, PhD

Professor; Associate Director, Redox Biology Program

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Gilbert C. White, II, MD

Director, Versiti Blood Research Institute; Professor, Department of Medicine; Secondary Faculty

Neurological Disease Prevention and Drug Abuse Prevention

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Cecilia J. Hillard, PhD

Associate Dean for Research; Professor; Director, Neuroscience Research Center

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Shi-Jiang Li, PhD

Professor

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Jonathan S. Marchant, MA, PhD

Marcus Professor & Chair

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Christopher M. Olsen, PhD

Associate Professor

Diabetes Prevention

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John A. Corbett, PhD

Professor and Chair

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Andrey Sorokin, PhD

Professor, Medicine (Nephrology) and Microbiology & Immunology

Clinical Preventive Medicine

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Syed M. Ahmed, MD, DrPH

Sr Associate Dean, Director, Professor

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Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS

Chair, Professor

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Carley Davis, MD

Associate Professor

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Elizabeth M. Gore, MD

Professor; Medical Director of Radiation Oncology, Zablocki VA Medical Center

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Stephen Hargarten, MD, MPH

Professor; Associate Dean of Global Health; Founding Director, Comprehensive Injury Center

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Kenneth Jacobsohn, MD

Associate Professor

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Tracy Kelly, MD

Associate Professor

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Steven Howard Kroft, MD

Professor and Chair

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John "Mac" Longo, MD

Assistant Professor

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Anna Palatnik, MD

Assistant Professor

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Lindsay Puckett, MD

Assistant Professor

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Janet Sue Rader, MD, FACOG

Chair, Professor

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William A. See, MD

Professor and Chair

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Malika L. Siker, MD

Member, Student Pillar, Kern Institute

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James P. Thomas, MD, PhD

Professor, Medicine (Hematology/Oncology); Secondary Faculty