Bruce C. Trapnell
Company: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Translational Pulmonary Science Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Job title: Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, Director
Dr. Trapnell is Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine and Director of the Translational Pulmonary Science Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He is a clinician-scientist with a long-standing focus on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and therapy of rare lung diseases, the role of GM-CSF in lung homeostasis and defense, and human gene therapy. His research program follows a paradigm of translational, pathogenesis-based diagnostic and therapeutic development with investigative approaches involving the use of mouse- and non-human primate disease models, molecular and cell biology methodologies, natural history studies, and investigator- and commercially-sponsored human treatment trials. He has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, and textbook chapters. He serves on the Scientific Boards of the Alpha-1 Foundation and PAP Foundation. He was the Scientific Director of the Alpha-1 Foundation from 2002 to 2006 and has been the Scientific Director of the PAP Foundation since it was founded in 2006. He has served as a permanent member of the National Institutes of Health Lung Cellular and Molecular, and Immunobiology Study Section and is a member of the Association of American Physicians and is Co-Director of the NHLBI/NCATS-funded Rare Lung Diseases Clinical Research Consortium (RLDC).
Pulmonary Macrophage Transplantation Therapy of Hereditary Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis 3:30 pm
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