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Richard Levi Lubman, MD

Title(s)Associate Professor of Medicine
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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    NA/H EXCHANGE (NHE) AND ALVEOLAR EPITHELIAL CELL BIOLOGY
    NIH/NHLBI K02HL003609Jul 1, 1997 - Jun 30, 2002
    Role: Principal Investigator
    REGULATION OF ACID/BASE TRANSPORT IN ALVEOLAR EPITHELIUM
    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. 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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    5. 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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    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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    7. Isakson BE, Lubman RL, Seedorf GJ, Boitano S. Modulation of pulmonary alveolar type II cell phenotype and communication by extracellular matrix and KGF. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2001 Oct; 281(4):C1291-9. PMID: 11546667.
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    8. Lubman RL, Zhang XL, Zheng J, Ocampo L, Lopez MZ, Veeraraghavan S, Zabski SM, Danto SI, Borok Z. Integrin alpha(3)-subunit expression modulates alveolar epithelial cell monolayer formation. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2000 Jul; 279(1):L183-93. PMID: 10893217.
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    9. Kemp PJ, Borok Z, Kim KJ, Lubman RL, Danto SI, Crandall ED. Epidermal growth factor regulation in adult rat alveolar type II cells of amiloride-sensitive cation channels. Am J Physiol. 1999 12; 277(6):C1058-65. PMID: 10600757.
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    10. Borok Z, Mihyu S, Fernandes VF, Zhang XL, Kim KJ, Lubman RL. KGF prevents hyperoxia-induced reduction of active ion transport in alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1999 06; 276(6):C1352-60. PMID: 10362598.
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    11. Borok Z, Danto SI, Lubman RL, Cao Y, Williams MC, Crandall ED. Modulation of t1alpha expression with alveolar epithelial cell phenotype in vitro. Am J Physiol. 1998 07; 275(1):L155-64. PMID: 9688947.
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    12. Danto SI, Borok Z, Zhang XL, Lopez MZ, Patel P, Crandall ED, Lubman RL. Mechanisms of EGF-induced stimulation of sodium reabsorption by alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1998 07; 275(1):C82-92. PMID: 9688838.
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    13. Borok Z, Lubman RL, Danto SI, Zhang XL, Zabski SM, King LS, Lee DM, Agre P, Crandall ED. Keratinocyte growth factor modulates alveolar epithelial cell phenotype in vitro: expression of aquaporin 5. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1998 Apr; 18(4):554-61. PMID: 9533944.
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    14. Borok Z, Danto SI, Dimen LL, Zhang XL, Lubman RL. Na(+)-K(+)-ATPase expression in alveolar epithelial cells: upregulation of active ion transport by KGF. Am J Physiol. 1998 01; 274(1):L149-58. PMID: 9458813.
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    15. Zhang XL, Danto SI, Borok Z, Eber JT, Martín-Vasallo P, Lubman RL. Identification of Na(+)-K(+)-ATPase beta-subunit in alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1997 Jan; 272(1 Pt 1):L85-94. PMID: 9038907.
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    16. Borok Z, Hami A, Danto SI, Lubman RL, Kim KJ, Crandall ED. Effects of EGF on alveolar epithelial junctional permeability and active sodium transport. Am J Physiol. 1996 Apr; 270(4 Pt 1):L559-65. PMID: 8928815.
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    17. Lubman RL, Chao DC, Crandall ED. Basolateral localization of Na(+)-HCO3- cotransporter activity in alveolar epithelial cells. Respir Physiol. 1995 Apr; 100(1):15-24. PMID: 7604180.
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    18. Lubman RL, Danto SI, Chao DC, Fricks CE, Crandall ED. Cl(-)-HCO3- exchanger isoform AE2 is restricted to the basolateral surface of alveolar epithelial cell monolayers. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1995 Feb; 12(2):211-9. PMID: 7865219.
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    19. Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Polarized distribution of Na(+)-H+ antiport activity in rat alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1994 Feb; 266(2 Pt 1):L138-47. PMID: 8141309.
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    20. McLaughlin GE, Kim KJ, Berg MM, Agoris P, Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Measurement of solute fluxes in isolated rat lungs. Respir Physiol. 1993 Mar; 91(2-3):321-34. PMID: 8469854.
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    21. Russo RM, Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Evidence for amiloride-sensitive sodium channels in alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1992 Apr; 262(4 Pt 1):L405-11. PMID: 1314501.
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    22. Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Regulation of intracellular pH in alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1992 Jan; 262(1 Pt 1):L1-14. PMID: 1310224.
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    23. Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Na(+)-HCO3- symport modulates intracellular pH in alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1991 Jun; 260(6 Pt 1):L555-61. PMID: 2058696.
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    24. Lubman RL, Danto SI, Crandall ED. Evidence for active H+ secretion by rat alveolar epithelial cells. Am J Physiol. 1989 Dec; 257(6 Pt 1):L438-45. PMID: 2610271.
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    25. Berg MM, Kim KJ, Lubman RL, Crandall ED. Hydrophilic solute transport across rat alveolar epithelium. J Appl Physiol (1985). 1989 May; 66(5):2320-7. PMID: 2745296.
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