Alia Bazzy-Asaad MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics (Respiratory); Section Chief, Pediatric Respiratory Center; Director, Pediatric Asthma Care Team (PACT) and Pediatric Asthma Program; Medical Director, Pediatric Respiratory Care Unit

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Pediatric Respiratory Medicine: Pediatric Asthma Program | Pediatric Specialty Center


Research Interests

Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in Children; Development of Chronic Asthma in Children; Pathogenesis of Inflammatory Process in Asthma  more...


Education

  • M.D., American University of Beirut, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Pashankar FD, Carbonella J, Bazzy-Assad A, Friedman A. Longituindal Follow-Up of Elevated Pulmonary ARtery Pressures in Children with Sickle Cell Disease. Br. J. Haematol, 2008. Dec 1. [Epub ahead of print]. Mar; 144(5):736-41, 2009.
  • Nakra N, Bhargava S, Dzuira J, Caprio S, Bazzy-Asaad A. Sleep-disordered breathing in children with metabolic syndrome: the role of leptin and sympathetic nervous system activity and the effect of continuous positive airway pressure. Pediatrics. 2008 Sep;122(3):e634-42.
  • Kevill KA, Bhandari V, Kettunen M, Leng L, Fan J, Mizue Y, Dzuira JD, Reyes-Mugica M, McDonald CL, Baugh JA, O'Connor CL, Aghai ZH, Donnelly SC, Bazzy-Asaad A, Bucala RJ. A role for macrophage migration inhibitory factor in the neonatal respiratory distress syndrome. J Immunol. 2008 Jan 1;180(1):601-8

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