University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

University of Wisconsin Infectious Disease Research

The Infectious Disease division leads research across a broad spectrum of pathogens and disease states.

DRUG-RESISTANCE AND DISCOVERY

  • Drug Discovery and Development
  • Pharmacodynamics
  • Resistance Mechanisms
  • Stewardship

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EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

  • COVID-19
  • Microbiome
  • Nosocomial Infections
  • HIV
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases
  • Global Health and Emerging Infectious Diseases

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INFECTIOUS DISEASES PATHOGENESIS AND IMMUNOLOGY

  • Mycology
  • Virology
  • Infectious Disease Evolution

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Members of the division compose just a fraction of the collaborative microbial sciences research on the UW campus that exists in numerous departments and colleges. The UW microbial sciences research program was ranked in the top two nationally by US World and News Reports in 2019.

Current research opportunities: COVID, antimicrobial drug resistance, antimicrobial stewardship, antimicrobial drug discovery, antimicrobial pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, infection control and prevention, C difficile, fungal infections, transplant infectious diseases, HIV, HCV, infectious disease and social justice, global health, microbiome, virology, diabetic foot infections, biofilm infections, and immunology.