Dr. Kathuria is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. She attends in the Thoracic Oncology Center and specializes in the management and work-up of thoracic tumors. She sees pulmonary patients at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center. In addition, Dr. Kathuria is a member of the BMC Sleep Group with expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
Dr. Kathuria’s research focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms of lung cancer metastasis. Using various mouse models of lung cancer with different propensities to metastasize, she studies the role of epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) in lung cancer, a necessary step that epithelial malignancies acquire to invade and metastasize.
She is a member of three research groups at the Pulmonary Center, the Epithelial Group, the Pulmonomics Group and the Lung Cancer Group.
Research special interests include:
-Alveolar Epithelial Cell Biology
-Molecular Biology of Lung Cancer Metastases
Clinical special interests include:
-General Pulmonary Medicine
-Critical Care Medicine
- Active Staff Privileges, Pulmonary, Allergy, Sleep & Critical Care Medicine, Medicine, Boston Medical Center
- Loyola University - Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, MD
- Northwestern University, BA
- Published on 11/1/2017
Kathuria H, Detterbeck FC, Fathi JT, Fennig K, Gould MK, Jolicoeur DG, Land SR, Massetti GM, Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA, Slatore CG, Smith RA, Vachani A, Zeliadt SB, Wiener RS. Stakeholder Research Priorities for Smoking Cessation Interventions within Lung Cancer Screening Programs. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov 01; 196(9):1202-1212. PMID: 29090963.
- Published on 4/1/2016
Gesthalter YB, Wiener RS, Kathuria H. A Call to Formalize Training in Tobacco Dependence Treatment for Pulmonologists. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 Apr; 13(4):460-1. PMID: 27058182.
- Published on 5/16/2014
Kathuria H, Gesthalter Y, Spira A, Brody JS, Steiling K. Updates and controversies in the rapidly evolving field of lung cancer screening, early detection, and chemoprevention. Cancers (Basel). 2014; 6(2):1157-79. PMID: 24840047.
- Published on 5/1/2011
Boopathi E, Gomes CM, Goldfarb R, John M, Srinivasan VG, Alanzi J, Malkowicz SB, Kathuria H, Zderic SA, Wein AJ, Chacko S. Transcriptional repression of Caveolin-1 (CAV1) gene expression by GATA-6 in bladder smooth muscle hypertrophy in mice and human beings. Am J Pathol. 2011 May; 178(5):2236-51. PMID: 21514437.
- Published on 5/29/2009
Sloan KA, Marquez HA, Li J, Cao Y, Hinds A, O'Hara CJ, Kathuria S, Ramirez MI, Williams MC, Kathuria H. Increased PEA3/E1AF and decreased Net/Elk-3, both ETS proteins, characterize human NSCLC progression and regulate caveolin-1 transcription in Calu-1 and NCI-H23 NSCLC cell lines. Carcinogenesis. 2009 Aug; 30(8):1433-42. PMID: 19483189.
- Published on 5/21/2009
Kathuria H, Giri J, Nataraja KN, Murata N, Udayakumar M, Tyagi AK. Glycinebetaine-induced water-stress tolerance in codA-expressing transgenic indica rice is associated with up-regulation of several stress responsive genes. Plant Biotechnol J. 2009 Aug; 7(6):512-26. PMID: 19490479.
- Published on 9/1/2007
Kathuria H, Cao Y, Hinds A, Ramirez MI, Williams MC. ERM is expressed by alveolar epithelial cells in adult mouse lung and regulates caveolin-1 transcription in mouse lung epithelial cell lines. J Cell Biochem. 2007 Sep 1; 102(1):13-27. PMID: 17390339.
- Published on 5/10/2004
Kathuria H, Cao YX, Ramirez MI, Williams MC. Transcription of the caveolin-1 gene is differentially regulated in lung type I epithelial and endothelial cell lines. A role for ETS proteins in epithelial cell expression. J Biol Chem. 2004 Jul 16; 279(29):30028-36. PMID: 15138262.
- Published on 1/1/2002
Nasreen N, Mohammed KA, Hardwick J, Van Horn RD, Sanders K, Kathuria H, Loghmani F, Antony VB. Low molecular weight hyaluronan induces malignant mesothelioma cell (MMC) proliferation and haptotaxis: role of CD44 receptor in MMC proliferation and haptotaxis. Oncol Res. 2002; 13(2):71-8. PMID: 12392154.