Research Interest Area 

Respiratory disorders

Research Overview

  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Acute lung injury
  • Pulmonary surfactant & exogenous surfactant therapy
  • Multiple organ failure
  • Lung infection, disease & inflammation
  • Biophysics of lipids 
  • “The role of the inflamed lung in the development of multiple organ failure”
  • “The effect of mechanical ventilation on the injured lung”
  • “Exogenous surfactant treatment strategies”
  • Host defense peptides and antibiotic resistance