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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

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
  • McLean DT, Strand DW, Ricke WA. Prostate cancer xenografts and hormone induced prostate carcinogenesis. Differentiation 2017 Sep - Oct; 97():23-32.
    [PubMed ID: 28923776]
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  • Strand DW, Costa DN, Francis F, Ricke WA, Roehrborn CG. Targeting phenotypic heterogeneity in benign prostatic hyperplasia. Differentiation 2017 Jul - Aug; 96():49-61.
    [PubMed ID: 28800482, PMCID: 5669834]
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  • Hao L, Greer T, Page D, Shi Y, Vezina CM, Macoska JA, Marker PC, Bjorling DE, Bushman W, Ricke WA, Li L. In-Depth Characterization and Validation of Human Urine Metabolomes Reveal Novel Metabolic Signatures of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Sci Rep 2016 Aug 09; 6():30869.
    [PubMed ID: 27502322, PMCID: 4977550]
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  • Drifka CR, Loeffler AG, Mathewson K, Mehta G, Keikhosravi A, Liu Y, Lemancik S, Ricke WA, Weber SM, Kao WJ, Eliceiri KW. Comparison of Picrosirius Red Staining With Second Harmonic Generation Imaging for the Quantification of Clinically Relevant Collagen Fiber Features in Histopathology Samples. J. Histochem. Cytochem. 2016 09; 64(9):519-29.
    [PubMed ID: 27449741, PMCID: 5006137]
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  • 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 08; 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 07; 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 Apr 08; (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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