Nathan V Welham, PhD, CCC-SLP


  • Division of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery
(608) 263-0192

Wisconsin Institutes for Medical Research (WIMR) BLDG. 1485
1111 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705-2275


  • BSLT (Hons I), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • MSLT (Dist), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Welham specializes in the assessment and treatment of patients with organic, neurological, and functional voice disorders, resonance disorders, and upper airway disorders such as paradoxical vocal fold motion. He also treats patients with occupational voice problems.

Certificates: American Speech Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competency
Licenses: Speech, Language Pathology

Research Interests

Dr. Welham’s research interests include vocal fold mucosal biology; extracellular matrix-focused proteomics; and vitamin A transport, storage and function.

Dr. Welham was awarded a five-year, $2.7 million research grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Read more here.

Recent Publications

  • Single-cell lipidomics enabled by dual-polarity ionization and ion mobility-mass spectrometry imaging.
    Zhang H, Liu Y, Fields L, Shi X, Huang P, Lu H, Schneider AJ, Tang X, Puglielli L, Welham NV, Li L
    Nat Commun 2023 Aug 25; 14(1): 5185
    [PubMed ID: 37626051]

  • On-tissue amidation of sialic acid with aniline for sensitive imaging of sialylated N-glycans from FFPE tissue sections via MALDI mass spectrometry.
    Zhang H, Shi X, Liu Y, Wang B, Xu M, Welham NV, Li L
    Anal Bioanal Chem 2022 Jul; 414(18): 5263-5274
    [PubMed ID: 35072748]

  • An atlas of protein turnover rates in mouse tissues.
    Rolfs Z, Frey BL, Shi X, Kawai Y, Smith LM, Welham NV
    Nat Commun 2021 Nov 26; 12(1): 6778
    [PubMed ID: 34836951]

  • High-resolution magnetic resonance and mass spectrometry imaging of the human larynx.
    Kishimoto AO, Kishimoto Y, Shi X, Hutchinson EB, Zhang H, Shi Y, Oliveira G, Li L, Welham NV, Rowland IJ
    J Anat 2021 Sep; 239(3): 545-556
    [PubMed ID: 34032275]

  • Quantification and molecular imaging of fatty acid isomers from complex biological samples by mass spectrometry.
    Zhang H, Xu M, Shi X, Liu Y, Li Z, Jagodinsky JC, Ma M, Welham NV, Morris ZS, Li L
    Chem Sci 2021 May 04; 12(23): 8115-8122
    [PubMed ID: 34194701]

All Publications on PubMed