Derrick Samuelson PhD

Assistant Professor
Internal Medicine-Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep 

Academic office:
985910 Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE 68198-5910
Phone: 402.559.8834 Fax: 402.559.8210

Education: 
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, Post Doc, (2019)
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, Clinical Research (2017)
Washington State University, Pullman, WA, PhD (2013)
Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, BSc, (2009)

Interests: 
The research in my laboratory is directed toward understanding the mechanisms by which the intestinal microbiota regulates pulmonary host defense against respiratory pathogens. We are interested in delineating the microbial communities and/or the microbial metabolites that inform immune cell programming and trafficking, pro-inflammatory cytokine production, and epithelial permeability in people who chronically consume alcohol. Our studies aim to define the intestinal microbial constituents that mediate pulmonary host defense against respiratory pathogens.