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Clinician Researcher, Division of Critical Care Medicine

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

513-803-2485

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Additional Languages

Spanish

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Departments

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit PICU, Critical Care, Pulmonary Biology

My Education

MD: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2004.

Residency: Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.

Fellowship: Pediatrics, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.

Certification: Pediatrics, 2008; Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2011.

My Publications

Sex-specific differences in emphysema using a murine antisense oligonucleotide model of alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Joshi, R; Ojha, M; Lewis, J; Fan, Q; Monia, B; Guo, S; Varisco, BM. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2019; 316:L1165-L1173.

37 - Respiratory Complications of Intensive Care. Ganatra, HA; Varisco, BM. Kendig's Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children. 2019.

Proteomic profiling of tracheal fluid in an ovine model of congenital diaphragmatic hernia and fetal tracheal occlusion. Peiro, JL; Oria, M; Aydin, E; Joshi, R; Cabanas, N; Schmidt, R; Schroeder, C; Marotta, M; Varisco, BM. American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2018; 315:L1028-L1041.

Fetal tracheal occlusion in mice: a novel transuterine method. Aydin, E; Joshi, R; Oria, M; Varisco, BM; Lim, F; Peiro, JL. Journal of Surgical Research. 2018; 229:311-315.

Role for Cela1 in Postnatal Lung Remodeling and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin-Deficient Emphysema. Joshi, R; Heinz, A; Fan, Q; Guo, S; Monia, B; Schmelzer, CE H; Weiss, AS; Batie, M; Parameshwaran, H; Varisco, BM. American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology. 2018; 59:167-178.

Zinc supplementation leads to immune modulation and improved survival in a juvenile model of murine sepsis. Ganatra, HA; Varisco, BM; Harmon, K; Lahni, P; Opoka, A; Wong, HR. Innate Immunity. 2017; 23:67-76.

Role of matrix metalloproteinase-8 as a mediator of injury in intestinal ischemia and reperfusion. Daly, MC; Atkinson, SJ; Varisco, BM; Klingbeil, L; Hake, P; Lahni, P; Piraino, G; Wu, D; Hogan, SP; Zingarelli, B; et al. The FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2016; 30:3453-3460.

Matrix Metalloproteinase-8 Augments Bacterial Clearance in a Juvenile Sepsis Model. Atkinson, SJ; Varisco, BM; Sandquist, M; Daly, MN; Klingbeil, L; Kuethe, JW; Midura, EF; Harmon, K; Opoka, A; Lahni, P; et al. Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.). 2016; 22:455-463.

Excessive Reversal of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor and Ephrin Signaling Following Tracheal Occlusion in Rabbit Model of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia. Varisco, BM; Sbragia, L; Chen, J; Scorletti, F; Joshi, R; Wong, HR; Lopes-Figueira, R; Oria, M; Peiro, J. Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.). 2016; 22:398-411.

Stretch regulates expression and binding of chymotrypsin-like elastase 1 in the postnatal lung. Joshi, R; Liu, S; Brown, MD; Young, SM; Batie, M; Kofron, JM; Xu, Y; Weaver, TE; Apsley, K; Varisco, BM. The FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 2016; 30:590-600.