Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy Research Activities



Faculty Research Interests:

Kristina Bailey, M.D.

Hesham Basma, Ph.D.

  • Lung stem cells

Pulmonary Studies/Stem Cell Lab

Tricia LeVan, Ph.D.

  • Genetic & pathogen influences on respiratory diseases
  • Functional genomic studies involving gene regulation and single nucleotide polymorphisms
  • Gene by environment association studies.

LeVan Research Lab

Xiang-de Liu, M.D.

  • Airway fibrosis
  • Lung stem cells

Pulmonary Studies/Stem Cell Lab

Jill Poole, M.D

  • Agriculturally-induced airway diseases

Poole Research Lab

Joe Sisson, M.D. Division Chief

  • Regulation of Ciliary Motility
  • Cilia Proteomics
  • Mucociliary Clearance
  • Alcohol Effects on Airways

Sisson Research Lab

Stephen Rennard, M.D.

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
  • Clinical therapeutic trials, and cellular mechanisms of
    disease
  • Smoking cessation
  • Airway cell biology
  • Epithelial cell inflammatory cell interactions
  • Airway repair, and mechanisms of peribronchiolar fibrosis
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage

Rennard Research Lab

Debra Romberger, M.D.

  • Agriculture & Environmental Lung Disease
  • Airway repair mechanism
  • Clinical pulmonary problems including smoking cessation and pulmonary rehabilitation/airway disease including bronchiolitis obliterans

Romberger Research Lab

Todd Wyatt, Ph.D.

  • Airway epithelial cell function under physiologic and disease conditions

Wyatt Research Lab

Forging New Frontiers in Pulmonary Research
Dr. Basma and Dr. Liu
Dr. Hesham Basma, Ph.D. and Xiang-de Liu, M.D.

Our laboratory focuses on the cellular mechanisms that underlie altered tissue structure in lung disease, particularly with regard to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).  more...

2014 JOURNAL CLUB AND RESEARCH CONFERENCE
Durham Research Center I
Room 1004N, 12pm-1pm
2014 Conference Schedule
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