Research in the Pulmonary Center is elucidating the biology of healthy lungs, discovering mechanisms responsible for pulmonary disease, and translating these discoveries to clinical break-throughs. The Pulmonary Center encompasses >20,000 square feet of research space, with state of the art equipment and facilities for molecular, cellular, physiological, and epidemiological investigations. Most of these labs are located on 3 floors of the Housman Research Building of BUSM. Resources shared amongst the highly collaborative group of Pulmonary Center investigators include open lab areas, specialized use facilities, equipment for analyzing molecules and cells and organisms, and dedicated scientific and administrative support staff. Some of our research foci and strengths are listed below. Our Faculty page lists individual investigators with links to their own faculty pages, and our Links page provides connections to additional web sites dedicated to some of these research programs.
|Basic Biology of the Lung||Disease Emphases||Patient-oriented Research|
|cellular differentiation||pneumonia||clinical trials|
|stem cells||ARDS||clinical outcomes research|
|cell signaling||lung cancer||bioinformatic analyses of patient samples|
|transcriptional regulation||tuberculosis||regenerative medicine|