Allan Brasier

Position title: Executive Director


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Allan Brasier, MD, ICTR Executive Director, is also Senior Associate Dean in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH).

Dr. Brasier served on the faculty of the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston since 1991, where he was director of the Institute for Translational Sciences (ICTS) , director of the Sealy Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Distinguished Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine. He has received 10 patents to date, and his 240 publications have been cited more than 10,000 times.

In Galveston, Dr. Brasier led the innovative team science program that he credits with enhancing innovative research and increasing the development of usable products and medical devices. This evidence-driven approach to creating and supporting Multidisciplinary Translational Teams will be adapted at UW ICTR for use in multiple initiatives to advance precision medicine, improve outcomes in partnership with our health system, and enhance community involvement by deepening ties throughout Wisconsin.

Dr. Brasier oversees an ICTR administrative team, as well as collaborating with partners Marshfield Clinic, four UW schools (SMPH, Nursing, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine), and the College of Engineering. His portfolio will include Clinical Research Support, Community Engagement, and Team Science.

Dr. Brasier joined UW-Madison in July 2018 and succeeds previous ICTR Executive Director Dr. Marc Drezner. Dr. Brasier has an active research program in the Department of Medicine, focused on clinical proteomics and precision medicine. He is spearheading the Precision Medicine Strategic Alliance Program in partnership with the SMPH Human Proteomics Program.