William Sweeney Jr., MS

Investigator, Children's Research Institute
Assistant professor, Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin

Office Locations

8915 W. Connell Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 456-5773
(414) 456-6539

Overview

Division
  • Nephrology
Research interests
  • Cancer, cell and developmental biology
  • Congenital renal anomalies
  • Disease pathology
  • Genetic diseases/genomics
  • Kidney disease/urological disorders
  • Solid organ transplantation

Study interests

  • Polycystic kidney disease

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, University of Pittsburgh, 1976
  • Master's degree, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., 1981

Education & Awards

Awards
  • Young Investigator Award, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop on polycystic kidney disease, 1997
  • Young Investigator Travel Grant, Forefronts in Nephrology, 2000
  • Invited Lecturer: "ARPKD: Molecular Mechanisms in Pathogenesis of ARPKD," FASEB Conference, Tucson, Ariz., 2003
  • Invited Lecturer: "PKD 2004 and Beyond," American Society of Nephrology, National Meeting, St. Louis, 2004

Research & Publications

Research
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research, Project three of Center Grant: Pharmacological and Genetic Therapy of ARPKD, co-principal investigator, National Institutes of Health 1-P50-DK57306-01
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Polycystic Kidney Disease Research, Core C of Center Grant: Development and Maintenance of In Vitro Models of ARPKD, principal investigator, NIH 1-P50-DK57306-01
  • Combination Drug Therapies for PKD, co-principal investigator, Wyeth-Ayerst Research Division
  • c-Src Inhibitors: Pre-clinical Therapies for PKD, co-principal investigator, Wyeth-Ayerst Research Division
  • Segment Specific Distribution and Subcellular Localization of PKHD1 during Renal Development, principal investigator, Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation
Publications