Several funded research programs exist within the Division of Pulmonary Medicine.
Maninder Kalra examines the mechanism of upper airway obstruction during sleep in obese children. This research is extramurally and intramurally funded. It is multidisciplinary research that involves the Imaging Research Center, Obesity Center and Sleep Center.
Raouf Amin examines the mechanism of blood pressure dysregulation and vascular pathology in children with sleep-disordered breathing. This research is NIH funded.
Cori Daines codirects the pediatric section of the Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutic Development Network at Cincinnati Children’s with Bruce Trapnell. These multicenter studies receive funding from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
The basic science research has been led by William Hardie, who is examining mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis.