Research & Science Banner

Faculty by Area of Research

The discoveries made in the laboratories at National Jewish Health have a profound impact on the understanding and treatment of human disease, with an emphasis on respiratory, immune and related diseases.

Browse our areas of research.

Early Detection & Diagnostics

Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease. As a global leader in pulmonary medicine, our division of pathology offers an array of consultative services for asthma, interstitial lung disease, emphysema, and more.

Technology Transfer

Method for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis (SERCA2)
Shama Ahmad, PhD, and Carl White, MD, have discovered that the expression of the calcium pump SERCA2 is reduced in the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis. Therefore, increasing SERCA2 expression or activity could be a valuable approach for the treatment of respiratory diseases like cystic fibrosis.

Technology Transfer Office

Clinical Trials

We conduct clinical trials for patients with asthma, allergy, COPD, eczema, ILD, cystic fibrosis and more.

Search All Clinical Trials

Programs & Departments

Schwartz/Yang Laboratory

Schwartz/Yang Laboratory
Environmental and occupational lung disease is the focus of this laboratory. Researchers analyze biological determinants and genetics to discover how they may contribute to immune conditions such as asthma and pulmonary fibrosis. These areas of research may contribute to earlier diagnosis, better prevention, and transformed therapy.

All Research Programs & Departments

Research Achievements

Research Support


Tucker Medical Library

Looking for answers? Ask your medical librarian, your key to quality information for healthcare, education and scientific research. Learn more.

Search AllSearch for library resources. 

Connect with Us Online

Become our fan on facebook!   Subscribe to our YouTube channel!   Follow us on Twitter!   Subscribe to our News RSS feed.

eNewsletters and More

Featured Research 

Trial Seeks to Detect Lung Cancer Earlier
Detecting lung cancer early is the key to improving survival. James Jett, MD, is seeking to detect more cancers earlier by combining a CT scan with a blood test. Read more.

Recent Publications

Gene therapy meets stem cells. PubMed

Chrysin enhances doxorubicin-induced cytotoxicity in human lung epithelial cancer cell lines: the role of glutathione. PubMed

More publications.