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Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine

Houston, Texas

Benchtop, Research, Bedside and Application
Translational Biology & Molecular Medicine Graduate Program
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Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.

Farrah Kheradmand, M.D.

Professor
Department of Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine

Phone: 713-798-8622
Fax: 798-3619
E-mail: farrahk@bcm.edu

Education

  • M.D., George Washington University, Washington DC
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, MN
  • Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California, San Francisco

Research Interests

  • Immune cells and lung disease
  • Matrix metalloproteinases
  • Cytokine function

Clinical Focus

  • Pulmonary and critical care medicine

Selected Publications

  • Shan M, Cheng HF, Song LZ, Roberts L, Green L, Hacken-Bitar J, Huh J, Bakaeen F, Coxson HO, Storness-Bliss C, Ramchandani M, Lee SH, Corry DB, Kheradmand F. Lung myeloid dendritic cells coordinately induce TH1 and TH17 responses in human emphysema. Sci Transl Med. 2009. 1(4):4ra10.
  • Singh M, Lee SH, Porter P, Xu C, Ohno A, Atmar RL, Greenberg SB, Bandi V, Gern J, Amineva S, Aminev A, Skern T, Smithwick P, Perusich S, Barrow N, Roberts L, Corry DB, Kheradmand F. Human rhinovirus proteinase 2A induces TH1 and TH2 immunity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010. 125(6):1369-1378.e2.
  • Goswami S, Angkasekwinai P, Shan M, Greenlee KJ, Barranco WT, Polikepahad S, Seryshev A, Song LZ, Redding D, Singh B, Sur S, Woodruff P, Dong C, Corry DB, Kheradmand F. Divergent functions for airway epithelial matrix metalloproteinase 7 and retinoic acid in experimental asthma. Nat Immunol. 2009. 10(5):496-503.
  • Lee SH, Goswami S, Grudo A, Song LZ, Bandi V, Goodnight-White S, Green L, Hacken-Bitar J, Huh J, Bakaeen F, Coxson HO, Cogswell S, Storness-Bliss C, Corry DB, Kheradmand F. Antielastin autoimmunity in tobacco smoking-induced emphysema. Nat Med. 2007. 13(5):567-9.
  • Greenlee KJ, Werb Z, Kheradmand F. Matrix metalloproteinases in lung: multiple, multifarious, and multifaceted. Physiol Rev. 2007. 87(1):69-98.
  • Grumelli S, Corry DB, Song LZ, Song L, Green L, Huh J, Hacken J, Espada R, Bag R, Lewis DE, Kheradmand F. An immune basis for lung parenchymal destruction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. PLoS Med. 2004. 1(1):e8.
  • Corry DB, Rishi K, Kanellis J, Kiss A, Song Lz LZ, Xu J, Feng L, Werb Z, Kheradmand F. Decreased allergic lung inflammatory cell egression and increased susceptibility to asphyxiation in MMP2-deficiency. Nat Immunol. 2002. 3(4):347-53.

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