Clemente Jose Britto-Leon MD

Instructor in Medicine (Pulmonary)

Departments & Organizations

Internal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Research Interests

Airway epithelium; airway inflammation; innate immunity; SPLUNC1; BPIFA1 more...


  • M.D., Universidad Central de Venezuela, 2002

Selected Publications

  • Britto CJ, Cohn L. BPIFA1 (SPLUNC1) in Airway Host Protection and Respiratory Disease. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2014 Sep 29. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25265466 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
  • Britto CJ, Liu Q, Curran DR, Patham B, DeLa Cruz CS, Cohn L. SPLUNC1 is a tightly regulated airway sensor in innate and adaptive immunity. Am. J. Resp. Cell Mol. Biol. 2013 Jun;48(6):717-24. doi: 10.1165/rcmb.2012-0072OC



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