Biographies

Thomas R. Korfhagen, MD, PhD

Attending Pediatrician, Division of Neonatologist

Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-636-7216

Fax: 513-636-7868

Email: thomas.korfhagen@cchmc.org

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Specialties

Clinical Interests

Care of High Risk infants; pediatric patients with complex, long term medical problems

Research Interests

Roles and mechanisms whereby surfactant proteins A, B, D, Relm peptides and EGF-R signaling control lung infections, inflammation and responses to lung injury. Translational studies assessing processes to reduce the extent of lung injury and remodeling in neonates and adults.

Education and Training

BA: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1972.

PhD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1976.

MD: University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1981.

Residency: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1981-1984.

Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 1984-1987 (Peter Dignan, Director).

Certifications: National Board of Medical Examiners, 7/1982;  American Board of Pediatrics, 5/1986; American Board of Medical Genetics, 6/1987.

Publications

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Grants

Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Activation in Pulmonary Fibrosis. Co-Investigator. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Apr 1007 - Aug 2012.

Transcriptional Programming of Asthma Related Pathology in Respiratory Epithelial. Co-Investigator. Apr 2009 - Mar 2013.

Role Of Surfactant Protein-C and Innate Lung Defense in Familial Interstitial Lung Disease. Co-Investigator. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Apr 2009 - Mar 2013.