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Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine)
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Our research program has several active projects:
1.) Pulmonary Vascular Disease – Simvastatin reversed experimental pulmonary hypertension, and is safe for treatment of patients. Blinded clinical trials of efficacy are in progress.
2.) Lung inflammation and regeneration (stem cells)
3.) Lung surfactant rheology and oxidative stress
4.) Gene regulation by RNA binding proteins, NF45 and NF90 through transcriptional and posttranscriptional mechanisms
Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Drugs and toxins-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension, clinical outcomes research, acute kidney injury in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Ware Kuschner, M.D.
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine) at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care System
Current Research and Scholarly Interests Occupational and environmental lung disease; Pulmonary and systemic responses to toxicant inhalation; Indoor and outdoor air pollution health effects;