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Jorge Lascano, MD

Lascano_JorgeJorge Lascano, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Email: Jorge.Lascano@medicine.ufl.edu

Degree/Program

Institution

Field/Specialty

MD Universidad CaTolica, Ecuador
Residency University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital Internal Medicine
Fellowship University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care

Clinical Interests:

  • Alpha one antitrypsin deficiency.
  • COPD
  • Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Non-CF Bronchiectasis.

Professional Societies:

  • ATS
  • ACCP

Publications (2009 onwards):

  1. Role of Endothelial Microparticules (EMP) as Markers of Endothelial Dysfunction in stable COPD patients and exacerbations. Oral presentation at ERS 2010.
  2. Relation Between Body Mass Index and Health-Related Quality of Life in Subjects with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.J. Lascano, M. Salathe, S. Alazemi, G. Zhang, A. Wanner, R.A. Sandhaus, M.A. Campos.
  3. Regulation and anti-elastase activity of locally produced alpha-1 antitrypsin by well differentiated normal airway epithelial cells: a comparison with SLPI. A. Amelinckx, P. Whitney, J. Lascano, M. Salathe, G.E. Conner, M. Campos, MD
  4. Clinical Characteristic and Outcomes of Patients with Tuberculosis Admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit. C.E. Kummerfeldt, J. Lascano, J. Avecillas, D. Kett, T. Cleary.

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