Assistant Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
I am an Assistant Professor, at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center. My research interests include understanding mechanisms, genetics and pathogenisis of patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and other forms of Interstitial Lung diseases. I have various ongoing clinical trials and also I cuurenty have an investigator initiated grant looking at the effects of sleep apnea and GERD in the progression and exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. My future research interest includes looking at the role of antifibrotics in post lung transplant rejection.
Associate Research Professor
Vijay Gokhale's work includes the use of medicinal chemistry in the development of small molecule therapeutics for neuropathic pain, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and acute lung injury and cancer.
Director, Epidemiology, Professor, BIO5 Institute, Professor, Medicine - (Tenure Track), Professor, Public Health, Research Scientist, Respiratory Sciences
Stefano Guerra's work includes an epidemiologic study, which used a household-based approach to assess prevalence and longitudinal changes in respiratory health. Other biomarker projects include a study on molecular biomarkers of asthma and COPD from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey.
Associate Professor, BIO5 Institute, Associate Professor, Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Associate Professor, Clinical Translational Sciences, Associate Professor, Immunobiology, Associate Professor, Medicine
Julie Ledford's research focuses on respiratory disease, and genetic and molecular mechanisms of allergic airway diseases in children.