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University of Wisconsin Infectious Disease Research

The Infectious Disease Division leads research across a broad spectrum of pathogens and disease states. Research approaches include epidemiology, outcomes research, drug-resistance and drug discovery/development, basic disease pathogenesis, and immunology. 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 (see Campus Research Opportunities and Collaborations). The UW microbial sciences research program was ranked in the top three nationally by U.S. News and World Reports in 2013 for the 5th year in a row. Major areas of research include: