Carol de la Motte, PhD

Associate Staff -Interim Chair

Location:NC2-122
delamoc@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5374
Fax: (216) 636-0104
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Angela Steitz, MBA

Department Administrator

Location:NC2-125
steitza@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-5427
Fax: (216) 636-0104
 





Jean-Paul  Achkar  M.D.
Jean-Paul Achkar M.D.
Staff
achkarj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6513

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Mark A. Aronica  M.D.
Mark A. Aronica M.D.
Staff
aronicm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3080

Research Interests:
Asthma, extracellular matrix

Kewal  Asosingh  Ph.D., C.Cy.
Kewal Asosingh Ph.D., C.Cy.
Staff Scientist
Scientific Director of Flow Cytometry
asosink@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-0891

Research Interests:
Asthma; Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; Mouse Models; Flow Cytometry; Vascular Biology; Bone Marrow Stem Cells; Pro-angiogenic Hematopoietic Progenitors; Endothelium; Extracellular Vesicles

Leslie  Bruggeman  Ph.D.
Leslie Bruggeman Ph.D.
Staff
bruggel@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-8516

Research Interests:
Kidney disease; HIV-associated nephropathy; APOL1 biology; Podocyte biology and kidney development; Basement membranes and extracellular matrix biology; Eukaryotic gene regulation

Suzy  Comhair  Ph.D.
Suzy Comhair Ph.D.
Staff Scientist
comhais@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6686

Research Interests:
Asthma, Pulmonary Hypertension, Biomarker development, Biorepository, Primary cell culture

Gail A.M. Cresci  Ph.D.
Gail A.M. Cresci Ph.D.
Full Staff
crescig@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-8317

Research Interests:
Nutrition; gut microbiota; gut dysbiosis; butyrate; short-chain fatty acids; intestine; liver; prebiotics; probiotics; synbiotics; liver; pathogens; antibiotics

Srinivasan  Dasarathy  M.D.
Srinivasan Dasarathy M.D.
Staff
dasaras@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-2980

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Carol  de la Motte  Ph.D.
Carol De La Motte Ph.D.
Associate Staff -Interim Chair
delamoc@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-5374

Research Interests:
Inflammatory bowel disease; inflammation; leukocyte adhesion; platelet hyaluronidase; Human milk glycans; hyaluronan; intestinal protection; beta defensins; Salmonella infection;

Raed A. Dweik  M.D.
Raed A. Dweik M.D.
Staff - Director, Pulmonary Vascular Program
dweikr@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6542

Research Interests:
Nitric oxid; pulmonary hypertension; asthma

Serpil C. Erzurum  M.D.
Serpil C. Erzurum M.D.
Chair, Lerner Research Institute
Staff
erzurus@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7191

Research Interests:
asthma; pulmonary vascular disease; hypoxia; metabolism

Samar  Farha  M.D.
Samar Farha M.D.
Staff

Research Interests:
asthma; pulmonary vascular disease; hypoxia; metabolism

Claudio  Fiocchi  M.D.
Claudio Fiocchi M.D.
Staff
fiocchc@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-0895

Research Interests:
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis; animal models of IBD; mucosal T-cell death and survival; tolerance to gut microbiota; interactions between immune and non-immune cells; immune-driven angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis; intestinal fibrosis; intestinal myofibroblasts, extracellular matrix; systems biology; complex diseases

Gustavo A Heresi  M.D.
Gustavo A Heresi M.D.
Associate Staff
heresig@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 636-5327

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Duncan  Hite  MD
Duncan Hite MD
Staff
hited@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-8610

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Fred  Hsieh  M.D.
Fred Hsieh M.D.
Staff
hsiehf@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3504

Research Interests:
allergy; asthma; immunology; anaphylaxis; hypersensitivity; mast cell; inflammation; airway; progenitor cell development; mastocytosis

Satish C Kalhan  M.D.
Satish C Kalhan M.D.
Staff
kalhans2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-4225

Research Interests:
asthma; pulmonary vascular disease; hypoxia; metabolism

Sumita  Khatri  M.D.
Sumita Khatri M.D.
khatris@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6625

Research Interests:
asthma; pulmonary vascular disease; hypoxia; metabolism

John P Kirwan  Ph.D.
John P Kirwan Ph.D.
Staff
kirwanj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-3412

Research Interests:
Diabetes; obesity; nutrition; exercise; fatty liver disease; muscle; insulin resistance; translational science; physiology; cell biology; molecular biology

Kenneth  McCurry  M.D.
Kenneth McCurry M.D.
Staff
mccurrk@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-6581

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Christine  McDonald  Ph.D.
Christine McDonald Ph.D.
Associate Staff
mcdonac2@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7058

Research Interests:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Crohn's disease; Anti-Bacterial Defenses; Skin Infection; NOD2; Innate Immunity; Autoinflammatory Disease; Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria; Diet; Microbes; Genetics

Laura  Nagy  Ph.D.
Laura Nagy Ph.D.
Staff
nagyl3@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-4021

Research Interests:
alcoholic liver disease; macrophages; C1q; apoptosis; fibrosis; liver disease; alcohol; Heme-oxygenase-1; inflammation; necroptosis; high-fat diet; liver injury; fatty liver disease; complement; hepatocytes; alcoholic hepatitis; hepatic stellate cell; adiponectin; MIF; carbon tetrachloride

Mitchell Alan Olman  M.A., M.D.
Mitchell Alan Olman M.A., M.D.
Staff
olmanm@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6025

Research Interests:
fibrosis; pulmonary; fibroblast; TRP ion channel; coagulation; myofibroblast

John  O‘Toole  M.D.
John O‘Toole M.D.
Staff
otoolej@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-9076

Research Interests:
Kidney disease; Chronic glomerular diseases; APOL1 biology; Genetics; Transcriptomics; Precision medicine

Giovanni  Piedimonte  M.D.
Giovanni Piedimonte M.D.
Institute Chair, Children's Hospital and Pediatrics
piedimg@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 444-2344

Research Interests:
asthma; airway inflammation; lung neurodevelopment; neurotrophic factors; neurogenic inflammation; respiratory viruses, respiratory syncytial virus; obesity; environmetal diseases

Fariba  Rezaee  MD
Fariba Rezaee MD
Staff
Joint Appointment in Center for Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
rezaeef@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-3152

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Florian  Rieder  M.D.
Florian Rieder M.D.
Staff
riederf@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-4916

Research Interests:
Fibrosis; Stricture; Crohn’s disease; Ulcerative Colitis

Rachel   Scheraga  MD
Rachel Scheraga MD
Associate Staff
scherar@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-8785

Research Interests:
coming soon.

John  Sedor  M.D.
John Sedor M.D.
Staff
sedorj@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 442-8859

Research Interests:
Kidney disease; APOL1 biology; Podocyte cell signaling; Precision medicine; Multicenter clinical trials; Kidney health policy

Brian  Southern  M.D.
Brian Southern M.D.
Associate Staff
southeb@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-7207

Research Interests:
coming soon.

Dennis J. Stuehr  Ph.D.
Dennis J. Stuehr Ph.D.
Staff
stuehrd@ccf.org
Phone: (216) 445-6950

Research Interests:
Inflammation; Nitric oxide; Heme transport; Soluble guanylate cyclase; Electron transfer