Biology of the Lung: A Multidisciplinary Program

The Pulmonary Center provides training through a T32 program that has been continuously funded by the NIH for 45 years, Biology of the Lung: A Multidisciplinary Program (NIH T32 HL007035). The T32 program was initiated by Gordon Snider, MD, Jerry Brody, MD, and Carl Franzblau, PhD, in 1976. It is currently directed by Co-PIs David M. Center, MD, and Joseph P. Mizgerd, ScD, in which training is provided for basic, translational, and clinical scientists in the following Scientific Focus Groups, all applied to lung biology and pulmonary disease:

Infection and Immunity
Regenerative Medicine and Development
Genomics and Bioinformatics
Biomedical Engineering
Clinical Research Sciences

Training is provided for PhD students (predoctoral), PhD postdocs, and MDs in sub-specialty fellowship.

Current T32 faculty mentors include:
Emelia Benjamin, MD
John Berk, MD
Markus Bosmann, MD, PhD 
Jerrold Ellner, MD
Lindsay Farrer, PhD
Rachel Fearns, PhD
Alan Fine, MD
James Galagan, PhD
Mark Grinstaff, PhD
Davidson Hamer, MD
Kevan Hartshorn, MD
Finn Hawkins
Yang Jin, MD, PhD
William Evan Johnson, PhD
Matthew Jones, PhD
Catherine Klapperich, PhD
Elizabeth Klings, MD
Darrell Kotton, MD
Marc Lenburg, PhD
Joseph Mizgerd, ScD
Elke Muhlberger, PhD
George Murphy, PhD
Richard Myers, PhD
George O’Connor, MD, MS
Laertis Oikonomou, PhD
Stephen Pelton, MD
Lee Quinton, PhD
Vasan Ramachandran, MD
Daniel Remick, MD
Jason Rock
Paola Sebastiani, PhD
Avrum Spira, MD MS
Bela Suki, PhD
Donald Thea, MD, MS
Maria Trojanowska, PhD
M. Selim Ünlü, PhD
Xaralabos Varelas, PhD
Allan Walkey, MD, MS
Renda Soylemez Wiener, MD
Andrew Wilson, MD
Kevin Wilson, MD
Joyce Wong, PhD

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