Ulrich Broeckel, MD

Associate director, Children's Research Institute
Professor, Medicine (Cardiology), adjunct professor, Physiology and Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office locations

8915 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-2369
(414) 955-6538


  • Genomic Pediatrics
Research interests
  • Genetic diseases/genomics
  • Heart disease

Study interests

  • Coronary artery disease
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy
  • Identification of genes underlying polygenic cardiovascular disease
  • Renal failure


  • Medical degree, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1994
  • Cardiology and Nephrology internship and residency, University of Regensburg, Germany, 1996
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Physiology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 2000

Education and awards

  • Young Investigator Award, 24th Scientific Session, German Society of High Blood Pressure Research, Heidelberg, Germany, 2000

Research and publications

  • National Institutes of Health, U01, Functional GWAS for LVH using iPS-derived Cardiomyocytes, principal investigator, 2011-2016
  • National Institutes of Health, R01, Genome-wide Association for CAD and Associated Risk Factors, principal investigator, 2008-2013
  • National Institutes of Health, R01, Genetics of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy (HyperGen), principal investigator, MCW subcontract (PI D. Arnett), 2006-2012
  • Wisconsin Genomics Initiative, Wisconsin Genomics Initiative Core, co-investigator, 2010-2011
  • National Children's Study, NIH subcontract UW-Madison, Analyzing Environmental Exposures and Candidate Genes in Congential Vertebral Malformations - NCS, co-investigator 2011-2012