S. Lakshminarayan, MD

S. Lakshminarayan, MD

Professor Emeritus
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

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Education and Training

College Diploma, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, 1960.

M.B.B.S. [M.D.], All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1964.

M.R.C.P., Royal College of Physicians, London, England, 1969.

F.R.C.P., Royal College of Physicians, London, England, 1983.

Internship at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India, 1965.

Residency in Pediatric Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New
Delhi, India, 1966.

Residency in Emergency Medicine, Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton,
London, England, 1967.

Residency in Internal Medicine, Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton,
London, England, 1968.

Residency in Internal Medicine, Lewisham Hospital, London, England, 1969.

Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine, Westminster Hospital, London,
England, 1970.

Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine, Brompton Hospital, London, England, 1971.

Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, CO,
1972.

Research Interests

Objectives are to study the regional heterogeneity of bronchial blood flow, distribution of bronchial blood flow within the lung, interaction between nitric oxide and other pharmacological agents on bronchial blood flow and gas exchange via thebronchi circulation, clinical studies on COPD, asthma, and sleep apnea.

Representative Publications

Obermiller T, Lakshminarayan S, Willoughby S, Mendenhall J, Butler. Influence of lung volume and left atrial pressure on reverse pulmonary venous blood flow. J Appl Physiol 70:447-53, 1991.

Bernard SL, Obermiller T, Polissar NL, Mendenhall JM, Butler J, Lakshminarayan S. Fifteen micrometer microspheres reflux up the pulmonary veins after pulmonary artery occlusion. Microv Res 45:262-268, 1993.

Deffebach ME, Charan NB, Lakshminarayan S, Butler J. The bronchial circulation. Small, but a vital attribute of the lung. Amer Rev Respir Dis 135:463, 1987.

Bernard SL, Glenny RW, Polissar NL, Luchtel DL, Lakshminarayan S. Distribution of pulmonary and bronchial blood supply to airways measured by fluorescent microspheres. J Appl Physiol 80:430-436, 1996.

Charan, NB, Johnson SB, Lakshminarayan S, Thompson WH, Carvalho P. Nitric oxide and ß-agonist-induced increases in bronchial arterial vasodilation. J Appl Physiol 82:686-692, 1997.

Lakshminarayan S, Bernard S, Polissar NL, Glenny RW. Pulmonary and bronchial circulatory responses to segmental lung injury. J Appl Physiol [In Press].

 

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