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Johnathan Ma, MDJonathan Ma, MD

Assistant Professor  


Pediatric Pulmonology

Research group/lab

Voynow lab

Research areas

Dr. Ma's primary research interests are in host innate immune defects and airway inflammation in cystic fibrosis (CF) and other lung diseases. We are investigating novel mechanisms of impaired macrophage function in the CF airway and how impaired macrophage function contributes to CF lung disease. He has secondary research interests in respiratory mucus, disorders of respiratory mucus and mucus clearance, and therapies to augment abnormal mucociliary clearance. He has expertise in rheological and biophysical properties of mucus.

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  • Judith Voynow, MD
  • Bruce Rubin, MD
  • Apparao Kummarapurugu
  • Shuo Zheng
  • Shobha Ghosh
  • Adam Hawkridge
  • Laxmikant Deshpande
  • Qingguo Xu

CHRI theme

Emergency/Cardiovascular/Intensive/Pulmonary (EPIC)