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Lauren Cohn, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine); Director, Newington VA Pulmonary Clinic, Medicine; Associate Director, MD/PHD Program

Research Summary

Dr. Cohn's research focuses on airway inflammation. Ongoing projects in the laboratory include (1) defining inflammatory pathways that inhibit allergic airway inflammation and asthma, (2) investigations of the airway epithelium in its contribution to lung inflammation, (3) immunologic pathways that provide protection in inflammatory diseases and mycobacterial infection.

Specialized Terms: Chronic inflammation in asthma; Mechanisms of mucus metaplasia; Airway epithelial functions in airway diseases and host defense


Research Interests

Asthma; Epithelium; Lung; Lung Diseases; Metaplasia; Airway Management

Selected Publications

Clinical Trials