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Lauren Cohn, MD

Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary); Director, Newington VA Pulmonary Clinic, Medicine; Co-Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airway Diseases

Contact Information

Lauren Cohn, MD

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

    PO Box 208057, 300 Cedar Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8057

    United States

Appointments

Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (1995)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1993)
  • Fellow
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1993)
  • Clinical Fellow
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1991)
  • Resident
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (1990)
  • MD
    University of Minnesota (1987)
  • BA
    Smith College, Biology (1982)

Activities

  • Research Breakthroughs from NHLBI's Centers for Advanced Diagnostic And Experimental Therapeutics Program: A targeted approach to asthma management
    San Diego, CA, United States 2018
    Speaking Engagement
  • Refractory Asthma: New Tools to Refine and Treat Disease
    Danville, PA, United States 2015
    Internal Medicine Grand Rounds
  • Severe Asthma: Novel therapies
    Danville, PA, United States 2014
    Pulmonary Grand Rounds
  • Pulmonary and Systemic Inflammation
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2013
    Speaking Engagement
  • Deeper Insights into the Mechanisms of Asthma and Allergic Inflammation: Regulation of Allergic Airway Disease by IFN-gamma.
    Orlando, FL, United States 2012
    Speaking Engagement
  • Th2 Development And Effector Function in Pulmonary Adaptive Immunity: More than Just Crossing your T's
    San Francisco, CA, United States 2012
    Speaking Engagement
  • Mucus Plugs for 2010: Update on Mucus in Airway Homeostasis and Disease
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2010
    Speaking Engagement
  • IFN-gamma acts on the airway epithelium to regulate allergic airway inflammation.
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2010
    Speaking Engagement
  • Understanding the Interface Between Asthma, Host Defense and Mucosal Immunity
    Pittsburgh, PA, United States 2010
    Understanding the Interface Between Asthma, Host Defense and Mucosal Immunity
  • IFN-gamma modulates allergic airway disease through effects on the airway epithelium
    Keystone, CO, United States 2009
    Speaking Engagement
  • T Cells in Immunity, Allergic Diseases and Asthma: Latest Advances in NKT Cell and Regulatory T Cell Biology.
    Philadelphia, PA, United States 2008
    Speaking Engagement
  • Immune Regulation of Airway Inflammation in Asthma
    New York, NY, United States 2007
    Pulmonary Seminar
  • Immune Regulation of Airway Inflammation
    Boston, MA, United States 2007
    Pulmonary Conference
  • Airway Inflammation and Goblet Cell Metaplasia: Sorting out the Sticky Details
    Providence, RI, United States 2007
    Pulmonary Research Seminar
  • AIRID, A Novel Regulatory Pathway in the Respiratory Tract
    Pittsburgh, PA, United States 2006
    Speaking Engagement
  • Immunoregulation in the Respiratory Tract: AIRID, A Novel Regulatory Pathway in the Respiratory Tract
    San Diego, CA, United States 2006
    American Thoracic Society
  • Mechanisms of Mucus Synthesis and Secretion in Asthma: Mechanisms of Mucus Induction in Allergic Inflammation in Asthma
    Vienna, Vienna, Austria 2006
    European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology
  • Immunoregulation in the Respiratory Tract: Initiating Respiratory Immune Responses: Knowing When To Pull the Trigger
    San Diego, CA, United States 2006
    Speaking Engagement
  • N/A
    New York, NY, United States 2005
    Medical Grand Rounds
  • N/A
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2004
    Immunology Council Lecture
  • N/A
    Baltimore, MD, United States 2004
    Allergy and Clinical Immunology Research Conference
  • Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Asthma and Th2-Mediated Diseases: Regulation of CD4 Effector Cell Function in the Airway
    Bethesda, MD, United States 2004
    NIH Cytokine Interest Group Symposium
  • Molecular Mechanisms of Goblet Cell Hyperplasia
    Anaheim, CA, United States 2003
    Speaking Engagement
  • Immune Dysregulation in Asthma: What Contributes to Th2 Cell Persistence?
    Cambridge, MA, United States 2003
    Physiology Seminar
  • Mucus Hypersecretion in Respiratory Disease
    London, England, United Kingdom 2003
    Novartis Foundation Symposium
  • New Concepts of Immunity, Inflammation and Airway Remodeling in Asthma: T Cells Cytokines and the Pathway to Mucus Metaplasia
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2003
    Speaking Engagement
  • Assessment of Pulmonary Function in the Mouse
    Atlanta, GA, United States 2003
    Speaking Engagement

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Alumni Achievement AwardSarnoff Foundation2018
Research Core Center Pilot FundingYale Rheumatic Diseases2009
Career Investigator AwardAmerican Lung Association2004
NIH Award (declined)Cystic Fibrosis Foundation2000
Mentored Clinical Scientist Award, 50th Anniversary CelebrationNIH/NHLBI1998
Hellman Family FellowshipYale University1998
Junior Faculty Research AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine1998
Fellowship Award (declined)Parker B. Francis Foundation1995
Clinical Investigator Development Award (K08)NIH/NHLBI1995
Sarnoff Scholar AwardSarnoff Foundation1991
Carroll L. Birch AwardAmerican Medical Women's Association1987
J. Thomas Livermore Award for merit in the study of HematologyUniversity of Minnesota1987
Sarnoff FellowshipSarnoff Foundation1984
Cum LaudeSmith College1982

Professional Service

OrganizationRoleDate
Yale CME Course. Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway DiseasesDirector2019
Dupilimab Asthma Advisory Board, RegeneronLeader, planner, presenter of advisory board to assess experience 6 months after FDA approval for dupilimab for asthma2019
Asthma Advisory Board, NovartisOctober 20192019
Yale Asthma CME Course. Severe Asthma 2018: Advances in Pathogenesis and TreatmentDirector2018
Dupilimab Asthma Advisory Boards (multiple), Sanofi-Regeneroninvited to participate in multiple advisory boards annually2018 - Present
Pieris Asthma Advisory Board, Pieris PharmaceuticalsAdvisor2018 - Present
GSK Advisory Board (mepolizumab for EGPA), GlaxoSmithKlineAdvisor2017
Asthma Advisory Boards (multiple), Astrazenecainvited to join multiple advisory boards to discuss asthma biologic therapies2017 - Present
Co-Chair, Yale New Haven Health Systems Population Health Clinical Integration Pulmonary WorkgroupChair2016 - 2019
: Yale Asthma CME Course. Yale Severe Asthma 2016: A Personalized Approach to TherapyDirector2016
Yale Asthma CME Course. Yale Severe Asthma 2014: A Personalized Approach to TreatmentDirector2014
Xolair Strategy Workshop, NovartisAdvisor2014
Xolair Advisory Boards (multiple), GenentechAdvisor2014 - Present
Editorial Board, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care MedicineEditorial Board members are frequent reviewers and writers of editorials2009 - 2014
Editorial Board, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular BiologyEditorial Board members are frequent reviewers and writers of editorials2008 - Present
American Thoracic Society, Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly, Nominating Committee (elected)Nominating Committee (elected), Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly2007 - 2008
American Lung Association, Research Training Fellowship Peer Review CommitteeReviewer2005 - 2009
Consulting Editor, Journal of Clinical InvestigationConsulting editors are frequent reviewers2005 - 2008
American Thoracic Society, Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly, Nominating Committee (elected)Committee Member2005 - 2006
NIH, Center for Scientific ReviewSpecial Emphasis Panels, other review committees, 1-2 review groups annually2002 - 2014
Data Safety Monitoring Board, Afrezza inhaled insulin, Mannkind CorporationAdvisor2001 - 2014
American Thoracic Society, Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Assembly, Program CommitteeCommittee Member2001 - 2006
NIH, NHLBILung Biology and Pathology Study Section2001
Animal User’s GroupCommittee Member2000 - 2013
NIAIDSpecial Emphasis Panel, Immunology Program Project Meeting1999
Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Immunology, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Mucosal Immunology, Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Chest and others.Reviewer1998 - Present
Member, Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation AssemblyCommittee Member1993 - Present
Sarnoff Foundation, Scientific Board of DirectorsMember1992 - 1993

Departments & Organizations