University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Research in the Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care

The University of Wisconsin Division of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care leads interdisciplinary, translational cancer research studies and clinical trials of experimental therapeutics.

We partner closely with the nationally recognized University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, and many of our labs are located in the Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research, a state-of-the-art facility that brings together scientists from multiple disciplines. Through these collaborations, we speed the transfer of science to patients. More about our department’s research environment.

And if you're a trainee, learn more about Research Training in Hematology, our T32-funded research training program.

Our investigators work to transform medicine every day. Get to know them below.

Prevention and Screening

Basic and translational research:

Solid Tumors


Basic and translational research: Burkard: Breast Cancer Genetics and Precision Medicine

Clinical research: Breast Cancer


Clinical research: Gastrointestinal Cancer


Basic and translational research:

Clinical research: Genitourinary Cancer


Basic and translational research: Albertini: Immunobiology for Advanced Melanoma

Clinical research: Melanoma and Skin Cancer


Clinical research: Thoracic Cancer

Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplant