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William Ricke, PhD

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(608) 265-3202

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

William Ricke, PhD

Associate Professor
O’Brien Center Director
UWMF-Professor of Urologic Research Director of Research

Research Interests

Dr. Ricke’s research interests include prostate cancer.

Ricke Lab


Recent Publications
  • Liu TT, Grubisha MJ, Frahm KA, Wendell SG, Liu J, Ricke WA, Auchus RJ, DeFranco DB. Opposing Effects of Cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) on Estrogen Receptor β (ERβ) Response to 5α-Reductase Inhibition in Prostate Epithelial Cells. J. Biol. Chem. 2016 Jul 8; 291(28):14747-60.
    [PubMed ID: 27226548, PMCID: 4938192]
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  • Jeong CH, Gao L, Dettro T, Wagner ED, Ricke WA, Plewa MJ, Flaws JA. Monohaloacetic acid drinking water disinfection by-products inhibit follicle growth and steroidogenesis in mouse ovarian antral follicles in vitro. Reprod. Toxicol. 2016 Jul; 62():71-6.
    [PubMed ID: 27151372, PMCID: 4905796]
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  • Bauman TM, Ricke EA, Drew SA, Huang W, Ricke WA. Quantitation of Protein Expression and Co-localization Using Multiplexed Immuno-histochemical Staining and Multispectral Imaging. J Vis Exp 2016; (110):.
    [PubMed ID: 27167094, PMCID: 4913774]
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  • Thomas S, Hao L, Ricke WA, Li L. Inside back cover: Biomarker discovery in mass spectrometry-based urinary proteomics. Proteomics Clin Appl 2016 Apr; 10(4):NA.
    [PubMed ID: 27061328]
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  • Thomas S, Hao L, Ricke WA, Li L. Biomarker discovery in mass spectrometry-based urinary proteomics. Proteomics Clin Appl 2016 Apr; 10(4):358-70.
    [PubMed ID: 26703953, PMCID: 4888976]
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  • Ricke WA, Lee CW, Clapper TR, Schneider AJ, Moore RW, Keil KP, Abler LL, Wynder JL, López Alvarado A, Beaubrun I, Vo J, Bauman TM, Ricke EA, Peterson RE, Vezina CM. In Utero and Lactational TCDD Exposure Increases Susceptibility to Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction in Adulthood. Toxicol. Sci. 2016 Apr; 150(2):429-40.
    [PubMed ID: 26865671, PMCID: 4900134]
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  • Bauman TM, Vezina CM, Ricke EA, Halberg RB, Huang W, Peterson RE, Ricke WA. Expression and colocalization of β-catenin and lymphoid enhancing factor-1 in prostate cancer progression. Hum. Pathol. 2016 May; 51():124-33.
    [PubMed ID: 27067790, PMCID: 4830919]
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  • Wynder JL, Nicholson TM, DeFranco DB, Ricke WA. Estrogens and Male Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction. Curr Urol Rep 2015 Sep; 16(9):61.
    [PubMed ID: 26156791, PMCID: 4732275]
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  • Greer T, Hao L, Nechyporenko A, Lee S, Vezina CM, Ricke WA, Marker PC, Bjorling DE, Bushman W, Li L. Custom 4-Plex DiLeu Isobaric Labels Enable Relative Quantification of Urinary Proteins in Men with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (LUTS). PLoS ONE 2015; 10(8):e0135415.
    [PubMed ID: 26267142, PMCID: 4534462]
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  • Bauman TM, Becka AJ, Sehgal PD, Huang W, Ricke WA. SIGIRR/TIR8, an important regulator of TLR4 and IL-1R-mediated NF-κB activation, predicts biochemical recurrence after prostatectomy in low-grade prostate carcinomas. Hum. Pathol. 2015 Nov; 46(11):1744-51.
    [PubMed ID: 26344417, PMCID: 4661098]
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