Finn Hawkins, MBBCh

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Finn Hawkins
617.638.4860
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Dr. Hawkins is a Principal Investigator (P.I.) in the Center for Regenerative Medicine and The Pulmonary Center. His research focus is studying human lung development and disease using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Dr. Hawkins is currently using iPSC technology to study airway biology with a focus on Cystic Fibrosis.

Other Positions

  • Member, Pulmonary Center, Boston University
  • Member, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Boston University
  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • National University of Ireland, MBBCh

Classes Taught

  • GMSMM725

Publications

  • Published on 7/29/2022

    Berical A, Lee RE, Lu J, Beermann ML, Le Suer JA, Mithal A, Thomas D, Ranallo N, Peasley M, Stuffer A, Bukis K, Seymour R, Harrington J, Coote K, Valley H, Hurley K, McNally P, Mostoslavsky G, Mahoney J, Randell SH, Hawkins FJ. A multimodal iPSC platform for cystic fibrosis drug testing. Nat Commun. 2022 Jul 29; 13(1):4270. PMID: 35906215.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/14/2022

    Berical A, Beermann ML, Suzuki S, LeSuer J, Matte T, Davis B, Kotton D, Hawkins F. Generation of Airway Epithelial Cell Air-Liquid Interface Cultures from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. J Vis Exp. 2022 Jun 14; (184). PMID: 35781291.

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  • Published on 1/12/2022

    Wang R, Hume AJ, Beermann ML, Simone-Roach C, Lindstrom-Vautrin J, Le Suer J, Huang J, Olejnik J, Villacorta-Martin C, Bullitt E, Hinds A, Ghaedi M, Rollins S, Werder RB, Abo KM, Wilson AA, Mühlberger E, Kotton DN, Hawkins FJ. Human airway lineages derived from pluripotent stem cells reveal the epithelial responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2022 03 01; 322(3):L462-L478. PMID: 35020534.

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  • Published on 1/12/2022

    Ng WH, Johnston EK, Tan JJ, Bliley JM, Feinberg AW, Stolz DB, Sun M, Wijesekara P, Hawkins F, Kotton DN, Ren X. Recapitulating human cardio-pulmonary co-development using simultaneous multilineage differentiation of pluripotent stem cells. Elife. 2022 01 12; 11. PMID: 35018887.

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  • Published on 7/20/2021

    Suzuki S, Hawkins FJ, Barillà C, Beermann ML, Kotton DN, Davis BR. Differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into functional airway basal stem cells. STAR Protoc. 2021 Sep 17; 2(3):100683. PMID: 34355203.

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  • Published on 6/29/2021

    Smyth R, Sloan JM, Burks E, Hawkins F. Primary pulmonary marginal zone lymphoma: an unusual cause of pulmonary infiltrates. Respirol Case Rep. 2021 Aug; 9(8):e00806. PMID: 34221408.

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  • Published on 10/23/2020

    Hawkins FJ, Suzuki S, Beermann ML, Barillà C, Wang R, Villacorta-Martin C, Berical A, Jean JC, Le Suer J, Matte T, Simone-Roach C, Tang Y, Schlaeger TM, Crane AM, Matthias N, Huang SXL, Randell SH, Wu J, Spence JR, Carraro G, Stripp BR, Rab A, Sorsher EJ, Horani A, Brody SL, Davis BR, Kotton DN. Derivation of Airway Basal Stem Cells from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2021 01 07; 28(1):79-95.e8. PMID: 33098807.

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  • Published on 9/18/2020

    Huang J, Hume AJ, Abo KM, Werder RB, Villacorta-Martin C, Alysandratos KD, Beermann ML, Simone-Roach C, Lindstrom-Vautrin J, Olejnik J, Suder EL, Bullitt E, Hinds A, Sharma A, Bosmann M, Wang R, Hawkins F, Burks EJ, Saeed M, Wilson AA, Mühlberger E, Kotton DN. SARS-CoV-2 Infection of Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Human Lung Alveolar Type 2 Cells Elicits a Rapid Epithelial-Intrinsic Inflammatory Response. Cell Stem Cell. 2020 12 03; 27(6):962-973.e7. PMID: 32979316.

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  • Published on 9/8/2020

    King NE, Suzuki S, Barillà C, Hawkins FJ, Randell SH, Reynolds SD, Stripp BR, Davis BR. Correction of Airway Stem Cells: Genome Editing Approaches for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis. Hum Gene Ther. 2020 09; 31(17-18):956-972. PMID: 32741223.

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  • Published on 6/30/2020

    Huang J, Hume AJ, Abo KM, Werder RB, Villacorta-Martin C, Alysandratos KD, Beermann ML, Simone-Roach C, Olejnik J, Suder EL, Bullitt E, Hinds A, Sharma A, Bosmann M, Wang R, Hawkins F, Burks EJ, Saeed M, Wilson AA, Mühlberger E, Kotton DN. SARS-CoV-2 Infection of Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Human Lung Alveolar Type 2 Cells Elicits a Rapid Epithelial-Intrinsic Inflammatory Response. bioRxiv. 2020 Jun 30. PMID: 32637964.

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