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William Ricke, PhD

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Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research
1111 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53705

William Ricke, PhD

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Dr. Ricke’s research interests include prostate cancer.

Recent Publications
  • Bjorling DE, Wang Z, Vezina CM, Ricke WA, Keil KP, Yu W, Guo L, Zeidel M, Hill WG. Evaluation of Voiding Assays in Mice: Impact of Genetic Strains, Gender. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2015 Apr 22; ():ajprenal.00072.2015.
    [PubMed ID: 25904700]
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  • Keil KP, Abler LL, Altmann HM, Wang Z, Wang P, Ricke WA, Bjorling DE, Vezina CM. Impact of a folic acid enriched diet on urinary tract function in mice treated with testosterone and estradiol. Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2015 Apr 8; ():ajprenal.00674.2014.
    [PubMed ID: 25855514]
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  • Theberge AB, Yu J, Young EW, Ricke WA, Bushman W, Beebe DJ. Microfluidic multiculture assay to analyze biomolecular signaling in angiogenesis. Anal. Chem. 2015 Mar 17; 87(6):3239-46.
    [PubMed ID: 25719435, PMCID: 4405103]
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  • Moses MA, Henry EC, Ricke WA, Gasiewicz TA. The heat shock protein 90 inhibitor, (-)-epigallocatechin gallate, has anticancer activity in a novel human prostate cancer progression model. Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2015 Mar; 8(3):249-57.
    [PubMed ID: 25604133, PMCID: 4355219]
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  • Bauman TM, Vezina CM, Huang W, Marker PC, Peterson RE, Ricke WA. Beta-catenin is elevated in human benign prostatic hyperplasia specimens compared to histologically normal prostate tissue. Am J Clin Exp Urol 2014; 2(4):313-22.
    [PubMed ID: 25606577, PMCID: 4297327]
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  • Keil KP, Abler LL, Altmann HM, Bushman W, Marker PC, Li L, Ricke WA, Bjorling DE, Vezina CM. Influence of animal husbandry practices on void spot assay outcomes in C57BL/6J male mice. Neurourol. Urodyn. 2014 Nov 12.
    [PubMed ID: 25394276, PMCID: 4428995]
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  • Bauman TM, Nicholson TM, Abler LL, Eliceiri KW, Huang W, Vezina CM, Ricke WA. Characterization of fibrillar collagens and extracellular matrix of glandular benign prostatic hyperplasia nodules. PLoS ONE 2014; 9(10):e109102.
    [PubMed ID: 25275645, PMCID: 4183548]
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  • Nicholson TM, Moses MA, Uchtmann KS, Keil KP, Bjorling DE, Vezina CM, Wood RW, Ricke WA. Estrogen receptor-α is a key mediator and therapeutic target for bladder complications of benign prostatic hyperplasia. J. Urol. 2015 Feb; 193(2):722-9.
    [PubMed ID: 25167991, PMCID: 4305478]
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  • Peretz J, Vrooman L, Ricke WA, Hunt PA, Ehrlich S, Hauser R, Padmanabhan V, Taylor HS, Swan SH, VandeVoort CA, Flaws JA. Bisphenol a and reproductive health: update of experimental and human evidence, 2007-2013. Environ. Health Perspect. 2014 Aug; 122(8):775-86.
    [PubMed ID: 24896072, PMCID: 4123031]
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  • Bauman TM, Sehgal PD, Johnson KA, Pier T, Bruskewitz RC, Ricke WA, Huang W. Finasteride treatment alters tissue specific androgen receptor expression in prostate tissues. Prostate 2014 Jun; 74(9):923-32.
    [PubMed ID: 24789081, PMCID: 4137476]
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