Brian M. Varisco, MD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-2485


Lung development; lung fibroblast biology; chronic lung disease / bronchopulmonary dysplasia.

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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.

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Varisco BM. The pharmacology of acute lung injury in sepsis. Adv Pharmacol Sci. 2011;2011:254619.

Wong HR, Cvijanovich NZ, Allen GL, Thomas NJ, Freishtat RJ, Anas N, Meyer K, Checchia PA, Lin R, Shanley TP, Bigham MT, Wheeler DS, Doughty LA, Tegtmeyer K, Poynter SE, Kaplan JM, Chima RS, Stalets E, Basu RK, Varisco BM, Barr FE. Validation of a gene expression-based subclassification strategy for pediatric septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2011 Nov;39(11):2511-7.

Tofil NM, Benner KW, Zinkan L, Alten JA, Varisco BM, White MW. Pediatric intensive care simulation course: a new paradigm in teaching. J Grad Med Edu. 2011 Mar;3(1):81-87.

Sanders YY, Tollefsbol TO, Varisco BM, Hagood JS. Epigenetic Regulation of Thy-1 by Histone Deacetylase Inhibitor in Rat Lung Fibroblasts. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2011 Jul; 45(1):16-23.

Varisco BM, Palmitier CM, Alten JA. Reversal of Severe Hypoxemia with Calfactant and Complete Neurologic Recovery in a Hypothermic Drowning Victim. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Aug;26(8):571-3.

Varisco BM, Benner KW, Prabhakaran P. Neonatal peritoneal candidiasis successfully treated with anidulafungin add-on therapy. Ann Pharmacother. 2009 Nov;43(11):1907-10.

Varisco B, McAlvin B, Dias J, Franga D. Adenocarcinoid of the appendix: is right hemicolectomy necessary? A meta-analysis of retrospective chart reviews. Am Surg. 2004 Jul;70(7):593-9.