The Division of Pediatric Pulmonary and Vascular Biology (PVB) faculty are basic scientists and physician-scientists from four pediatric divisions working in partnership.
Philip W. Shaul, M.D.
Professor, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Division Director, Pediatric Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
Vice Chair of Research
Lowe Foundation Professorship in Pediatric Critical Care Research
Interests: Caveolae-lipid rafts, membrane-associated estrogen receptors, nitric oxide synthase, scavenger receptor class B-Type I (HDL receptor), and signaling by C-reactive protein
Rashmin C. Savani, M.B.Ch.B.
Professor and Division Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Associate Division Director, Pediatric Pulmonary and Vascular Biology
The William Buchanan Chair in Pediatrics
Interests: Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, chronic lung disease, inflammation, lung injury, surfactant, and role of hyaluronan in tissue injury
Carolyn Cannon, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Respiratory Medicine
Interests: Pathogenesis of pulmonary infection in the lungs of patients with CF and the development of novel therapies to treat these infections
Michelle Gill, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Infectious Disease
Interests: General infectious diseases, immunity, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
Ellen Grishman, M.D.
Interests: Type 1 diabetes, immunology
Chieko Mineo, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric PVB
Interests: Vascular biology and atherosclerosis
Margaret A. Schwarz, M.D.
Associate Professor, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Interests: Pulmonary morphogenesis and vascularization, and endothelial-monocyte activating
Michihisa Umetani, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Pediatric PVB and Pharmacology
Interests: Oxysterols, nuclear receptor biology, and vascular disease