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Konstantin G. Birukov, MD, PhD

Academic Title:

Professor

Primary Appointment:

Anesthesiology

Secondary Appointment(s):

Medicine

Administrative Title:

Director, University of Maryland School of Medicine Lung Biology Research Program; Associate Chair, Basic Science Research, Dept Of Anesthesiology

Location:

HSF-II, S-143 & S-145

Phone (Primary):

(410) 706-2578

Education and Training

Education

1981 - 1984

Biochemistry, Moscow State Medical School

1986

Medical Doctor, Moscow State Medical School

1989 - 1994

 Research Investigator, Institute of Experimental Cardiology Research Center

1993

 Ph.D. Biochemistry, National Cardiology Research Center

 

Post-Graduate Education and Training

1994

Other - Visiting scientist, Laboratory of Vascular Pathology, Unite-141 INSERM

Paris, France

1994 - 1996

Other - Senior Investigator, Cardiology Research Center

Moscow, Russia

1997 - 1998

Other - Postdoctoral Scholar, Northwestern University

Chicago, IL

1998 - 2003

Other - Research Associate, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

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2003 - 2004

Instructor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

 

2004 - 2005

Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD

 

2005 - 2009

Assistant Professor , Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

2009 - Present

Associate Professor , Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

2014 - Present

Tenured Associate Professor, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

 

2016 - Present

Tenured Professor of Medicine , Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Biomedical Sciences

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL

Highlighted Publications

Heisler DB, Kudryashova E, Grinevich DO, Suarez C, Winkelman JD, Birukov KG, Kotha SR, Parinandi NL, Vavylonis D, Kovar DR, Kudryashov DS. ACTIN-DIRECTED TOXIN. ACD toxin-produced actin oligomers poison formin-controlled actin polymerization. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2015;349(6247):535-9. PMID: 26228148.

Meliton A, Meng F, Tian Y, Shah AA, Birukova AA, Birukov KG. Role of Krev Interaction Trapped-1 in Prostacyclin-Induced Protection against Lung Vascular Permeability Induced by Excessive Mechanical Forces and Thrombin Receptor Activating Peptide 6. American journal of respiratory cell and molecular biology. 2016;53(6):834-43. PMID: 25923142.