Naseema Merchant, FCCP, FACP, FHM, MBBS

Assistant Professor; Site Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship, VA CT Health Care System, Hospital Medicine, VA CT Health Care System

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Selected Publications

  • Risk factors associated with Myocardial Infarction: Cross-sectional study. Risk factors associated with Myocardial Infarction: Cross-sectional study. Published in the Pakistan Journal of Medicine 1990
  • Hyaluronan induces production of angiogenic factors IL-8 and VEGF in THP-1 cells: a novel mechanism for promoting angiogenesis in chronic lung inflammation Hyaluronan induces production of angiogenic factors IL-8 and VEGF in THP-1 cells: a novel mechanism for promoting angiogenesis in chronic lung inflammation. Abstract presented at the Connecticut Thoracic Society Meeting. March 1998
  • TGF beta-1 primes macrophages to express VEGF in response to extra cellular matrix Merchant, C. Liang, B. Oliver, and P. W. Noble: TGF beta-1 primes macrophages to express VEGF in response to extra cellular matrix. Am J of Resp. Crit Care Med. Vol., 1999. (Abstract)
  • Hyaluronan fragments stimulate IL-8 and VEGF production in THP-1 cells Merchant, C. Liang, and P. W. Noble: Hyaluronan fragments stimulate IL-8 and VEGF production in THP-1 cells. A potential mechanism for promoting angiogenesis in chronic pulmonary inflammation. Am J of Resp. Crit Care Med. Vol., 2000. (Abstract)
  • Drug Induced Lung Diseases Drug Induced Lung Diseases. Chapter in Melman and Morrelli’s Clinical Pharmacology, 4e, p293, McGraw Hill Company 2000
  • Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis Interstitial Pulmonary Fibrosis. Chapter in Melman and Morrelli’s Clinical Pharmacology, 4e, p293, McGraw Hill Company 2000

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Naseema Merchant, FCCP, FACP, FHM, MBBS

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