University of Wisconsin–Madison

Richard Proctor

Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Microbiology & Immunology

rap@wisc.edu

No longer on campus

Education

1966, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1970, M.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1970 – 71, Internship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
1974 – 76, Internal Medicine Residency: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
1976 – 78, Infectious Diseases Post-Doctoral Fellow: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Areas of Study

Bacterial pathogenesis

Research Overview

Bacterial pathogenesis: Defining host-bacterial interactions at cellular and molecular levels. Clone and characterize S. aureus genes involved in electron transport and signaling that controls toxin production. Define molecular and biochemical pathways of endotoxin activation of macrophages; inhibition of endotoxin activity by adenine nucleotide derivatives.