Research and Education

The Liver and Pancreas Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is recognized for its excellence in caring for patients benign and malignant diseases of the liver and pancreas.

Such excellence is rooted in research. Research is the catalyst that keeps us striving for better understanding of disease; that urges us to seek better delivery of care and improved patient outcomes. It is the challenge of research and education that has attracted the superb clinicians and teachers that comprise our facility.


Methods of Research

Research at the University of Wisconsin takes several forms. Included are several methods of research:

  • Basic scientific studies
  • Clinical studies
  • Transitional research
  • Current Research Initiatives

We offer national, multi-institutional and institutional clinical trials investigating promising experimental therapies that may improve the outcomes of patients with hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) malignances and disease.


Our laboratory is also actively engaged in clinical studies focused on improving our understanding and surgical management of hepatopancreaticobiliary and gastrointestinal malignancies.


Learn More


To learn more about current research initiatives, faculty and scientists, research awards and funding opportunities, refer to: University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Surgery.