Faculty in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care have expertise in several aspects of lung biology, including the alveolar epithelium, lung injury, hypoxia, particulate matter, intermediate filaments, influenza, cell signaling, and cell metabolism. In addition, we have experts conducting translational and clinical research in areas such as pneumonia, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, adult cystic fibrosis (CF), and acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Pulmonary faculty act as mentors to pre- and postdoctoral fellows, who have access to cutting-edge laboratories while they learn new and innovative laboratory techniques and methods.
Our faculty are currently involved in basic science and clinical investigation and collaborate closely with scientists throughout Northwestern, including the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
T32 Training Grant
The long-term goal of the Northwestern University Lung Sciences Training Program is to encourage bright, enthusiastic, well-trained, academically oriented MDs and PhDs to pursue a career in pulmonary biology investigation.
Faculty members are involved in basic science and translational investigations that span the field of lung biology, including lung injury, hypoxia, aging, lung immunology, lung cancer, lung regeneration, particulate matter, intermediate filaments, pneumonia, proteostasis, inflammasome signaling, cell signaling, and cell metabolism.
Research Centers and Programs
The Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care is among the leading groups in the field of lung biology research. Two recently funded NIH program project grants and an NIH fellowship training grant incorporate multidisciplinary approaches with members of the division as well as with scientists from the Department of Cell & Developmental Biology and the Department of Biomedical Engineering.
View ongoing clinical trials related to pulmonary and critical care.
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