Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy

Kristina Bailey Lab


Contact Information:

Kristina L. Bailey, M.D., Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy
Department of Internal Medicine
P.O. Box 985910
Telephone: (402) 559-8834
Fax: (402) 559-8210
Email Kristina Bailey

Research Interests

Our lab studies the regulation of the innate immunity of the lung. We are especially interested in how alcohol intake affects lung health. For instance,chronic alcohol abusers develop more severe airway disease of the lung, such as chronic bronchitis, than their non-drinking counterparts. This is likely due to increased inflammation in the airways of alcoholics. We are interested in the mechanisms of how this occurs.