University of Wisconsin–Madison

Chad Vezina, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Biosciences

(608) 890-3235

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Vezina Biosketch

Roles of Beta-catenin in Urinary Dysfunction
We propose that changing hormone levels in aging men and/or reactivation of a developmental growth-regulatory pathway mediated by beta-catenin are underlying causes of benign prostatic hyperplasia. The hypothesis will be tested using a genetic approach in mice and by analyzing human prostate specimens.