Richard Levi Lubman, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Medicine
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
Phone+1 323 409 7184
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    National Merit Scholarship Program1973Finalist
    New York State Cornell Regents1973  - 1977Scholarship Award
    New York State Regents1973  - 1977Scholarship Award
    Downstate Medical Center1978Summer Research Fellowship
    New York Lung Association1986  - 1988J. Burns Amberson Fellowship
    1988  - 1991Parker B. Francis Foundation Fellowship
    USC1992  - 1993Wright Foundation Research Award
    American Heart Association1993  - 1995Initial Investigator, Greater Los Angeles Affiliate

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    Dr. Lubman is an Associate Professor of both Physical Therapy and Biokinesiology and of Physiology and Biophysics at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. In 2004, Dr. Lubman had the opportunity to teach at Imperial College in London, UK as a Visiting Professor at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Centre. Along with his academic appointments, Dr. Lubman holds clinical positions as an attending physician at the Keck Hospital of USC, the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and the LAC+USC Medical Center.

    Dr. Lubman has received grants for thirteen research studies and has given scientific and medical lectures all across the United States and Canada. An accomplished writer, Dr. Lubman has authored over 60 peer reviewed articles for medical journals and contributed to a number of book chapters and clinical presentations.

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    NIH/NHLBI K02HL003609Jul 1, 1997 - Jun 30, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator
    NIH/NHLBI R29HL051928Aug 1, 1995 - Jul 31, 2001
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Olsen CO, Isakson BE, Seedorf GJ, Lubman RL, Boitano S. Extracellular matrix-driven alveolar epithelial cell differentiation in vitro. Exp Lung Res. 2005 Jun; 31(5):461-82. PMID: 16047415.
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    2. Isakson BE, Seedorf GJ, Lubman RL, Evans WH, Boitano S. Cell-cell communication in heterocellular cultures of alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2003 Nov; 29(5):552-61. PMID: 12748060.
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    3. Isakson BE, Seedorf GJ, Lubman RL, Boitano S. Heterocellular cultures of pulmonary alveolar epithelial cells grown on laminin-5 supplemented matrix. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002 Sep; 38(8):443-9. PMID: 12605538.
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    4. Joseph D, Tirmizi O, Zhang XL, Crandall ED, Lubman RL. Polarity of alveolar epithelial cell acid-base permeability. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2002 Apr; 282(4):L675-83. PMID: 11880292.
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    5. Borok Z, Liebler JM, Lubman RL, Foster MJ, Zhou B, Li X, Zabski SM, Kim KJ, Crandall ED. Na transport proteins are expressed by rat alveolar epithelial type I cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2002 Apr; 282(4):L599-608. PMID: 11880284.
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    6. Boitano S, Isakson BE, Lubman RL. Culturing alveolar type I, alveolar type II, and mixed cell populations by altering the extracellular matrix promotes changes in intercellular signaling mechanisms. Chest. 2002 Mar; 121(3 Suppl):35S-36S. PMID: 11893676.
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