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Houston, Texas

The Alkek Building at Baylor College of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
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Lavannya M. Pandit, M.D.

Lavannya M. Pandit, M.D.Assistant Professor of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza - BCM285

Houston, Texas 77030
Phone: 713-798-2216
Fax: 713-798-2050


  • M.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Research Interests

Dr. Pandit's research focuses on investigating the role of the innate immune response in the pathogenesis of airway inflammation and idiopathic pulmonary hypertension.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Pandit's clinical interests include adult asthma and pulmonary hypertension.

Awards and Honors

  • Joseph Rodarte Award for Best Graduating Pulmonary Critical Care Fellow, 2008
  • American Thoracic Society Career Development Award, 2007
  • Joseph Rodarte Award for Excellence in Research, 2007
  • Best First Year Fellow Award, 2005

Selected Publications

  • Tyryshkin A, Gorgun FM, Abdel Fattah E, Mazumdar T, Pandit L, Zeng S, Eissa NT. SRC kinase-mediated phosphorylation stabilizes iNOS in normal and in cancer cells. J Biol Chem. 2009 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Pandit L, Kolodziejska KE, Zeng S, Eissa NT. The physiologic aggresome mediates cellular inactivation of iNOS. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2009; 106(4):1211-5.
  • Sha Y, Pandit L, Zeng S, Eissa NT. A critical role for CHIP in the aggresome pathway. Mol Cell Biol. 2009; 29(1):116-28.

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