• 1564 Citations
1977 …2020

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Research Interests

Clinical Interests: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), interstitial lung disease, SARCOIDOSIS. Research Interests: airway inflammation and remodeling in asthma and COPD; effects of hypercapnia (elevated levels of CO2) on innate immunity and host defense in the lung.

Certifications and Licenses

Critical Care Medicine
Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Training Experience

1983Residency, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
1984Fellowship, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
1987Fellowship, University of Michigan Health System

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine

… → 1980

Research interests

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Idiopathic Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lungs / Breathing Problems
  • Respiratory Diseases

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  • Research Output

    Anti-Semitism and critiquing the actions of Israel

    Alpert, A., Fookson, M., Komarovsky, S., Meyers, A. F., Rothchild, A., Rubin, R. & Sporn, P., Feb 15 2020, In : The Lancet. 395, 10223, 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Open Access

    Academic medicine and political agendas

    Jewish Voice for Peace Health Advisory Council, Oct 19 2019, In : The Lancet. 394, 10207, p. 1410-1411 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Elevated CO2 regulates the Wnt signaling pathway in mammals, Drosophila melanogaster and Caenorhabditis elegans

    Shigemura, M., Lecuona, E., Angulo, M., Dada, L. A., Edwards, M. B., Welch, L. C., Casalino-Matsuda, S. M., Sporn, P. H. S., Vadász, I., Helenius, I. T., Nader, G. A., Gruenbaum, Y., Sharabi, K., Cummins, E., Taylor, C., Bharat, A., Gottardi, C. J., Beitel, G. J., Kaminski, N., Budinger, G. R. S. & 2 others, Berdnikovs, S. & Sznajder, J. I., Dec 1 2019, In : Scientific reports. 9, 1, 18251.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • A role for heat shock factor 1 in hypercapnia-induced inhibition of inflammatory cytokine expression

    Lu, Z., Casalino-Matsuda, S. M., Nair, A., Buchbinder, A., Scott Budinger, G. R., Sporn, P. H. S. & Gates, K. L., Jul 2018, In : FASEB Journal. 32, 7, p. 3614-3622 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Scopus citations