A photo of Anne Karina Perl.

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics



Biography & Affiliation

Clinical Interests

Lung development and lung regeneration

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics


Pulmonary Biology, Fibrosis


PhD: University of Vienna, Austria, 1998.


An obligatory role for club cells in preventing obliterative bronchiolitis in lung transplants. Liu, Z; Liao, F; Scozzi, D; Furuya, Y; Pugh, KN; Hachem, R; Chen, DL; Cano, M; Green, JM; Krupnick, AS; et al. JCI insight. 2019; 5.

Single cell RNA analysis identifies cellular heterogeneity and adaptive responses of the lung at birth. Guo, M; Du, Y; Gokey, JJ; Ray, S; Bell, SM; Adam, M; Sudha, P; Perl, AK; Deshmukh, H; Potter, SS; et al. Nature Communications. 2019; 10:37-37.

MEG3 is increased in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and regulates epithelial cell differentiation. Gokey, JJ; Snowball, J; Sridharan, A; Speth, JP; Black, KE; Hariri, LP; Perl, AT; Xu, Y; Whitsett, JA. JCI insight. 2018; 3.

Active epithelial Hippo signaling in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Gokey, JJ; Sridharan, A; Xu, Y; Green, J; Carraro, G; Stripp, BR; Perl, AT; Whitsett, JA. JCI insight. 2018; 3.

LungMAP: The Molecular Atlas of Lung Development Program. Ardini-Poleske, ME; Clark, RF; Ansong, C; Carson, JP; Corley, RA; Deutsch, GH; Hagood, JS; Kaminski, N; Mariani, TJ; Potter, SS; et al. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2017; 313:L733-L740.

A "GLI-tch " in Alveolar Myofibroblast Differentiation. Ahlfeld, SK; Perl, AK. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 2017; 57:261-262.

Dataset on transcriptional profiles and the developmental characteristics of PDGFRα expressing lung fibroblasts. Endale, M; Ahlfeld, S; Bao, E; Chen, X; Green, J; Bess, Z; Weirauch, M; Xu, Y; Perl, AK. Data in Brief. 2017; 13:415-431.

Temporal, spatial, and phenotypical changes of PDGFR alpha expressing fibroblasts during late lung development. Endale, M; Ahlfeld, S; Bao, E; Chen, X; Green, J; Bess, Z; Weirauch, MT; Xu, Y; Perl, AK. Developmental Biology. 2017; 425:161-175.

Lung Gene Expression Analysis (LGEA): an integrative web portal for comprehensive gene expression data analysis in lung development. Du, Y; Kitzmiller, JA; Sridharan, A; Perl, AK; Bridges, JP; Misra, RS; Pryhuber, GS; Mariani, TJ; Bhattacharya, S; Guo, M; et al. Thorax. 2017; 72:481-484.

Cumulative Effects of Neonatal Hyperoxia on Murine Alveolar Structure and Function. Cox, AM; Gao, Y; Perl, AT; Tepper, RS; Ahlfeld, SK. Pediatric Pulmonology. 2017; 52:616-624.