Lauren E Cohn MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Office of Student ResearchHTIInternal Medicine: Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine: Winchester Chest Clinic, Tuberculosis Center, Asthma and Airways Disease, Yale Center for; Cohn Lab

Research Interests

Chronic inflammation in asthma; Mechanisms of mucus metaplasia; Airway epithelial functions in airway diseases and host defense more...


  • M.D., University of Minnesota, 1987

Selected Publications

  • Cohn L, Elias JA, Chupp GL. Asthma: Mechanisms of Disease Persistence and Progression. Annu. Rev Immunol. 2004. 22: 789-815.
  • Niu N, Le Goff MK, Li F, Rahman M, Homer RJ, Cohn L. A novel pathway that regulates inflammatory disease in the respiratory tract. 2007. J. Immunol. 178:3846-3855.
  • Caceres AI, Brackmann M, Elia MD, Bessac BF, Del Camino D, D'Amours M, Witek JS, Fanger CM, Chong JA, Hayward NJ, Homer RJ, Cohn L, Huang X, Moran MM, Jordt SE. A sensory neuronal ion channel essential for airway inflammation and hyperreactivity in asthma. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2009. 106:9099-104.



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