Support Research at the Korman Respiratory Institute


Name: Stephen Smith
Position: EVP & Chief Advancement Officer, Office of Institutional Advancement
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Breathtaking Discoveries, Breath-Giving Care

The Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute is home to a collaborative, translational research model that pairs basic scientists with clinical teams to ask the right questions and accelerate discoveries from the bench to the bedside. Our world-class researchers are pursuing bold new avenues of study, including genetic determinants of airway disease, pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, lung inflammation, tobacco-related disorders, and lung development. Armed with cutting-edge techniques, diagnostics, and disease models, we are exploring the molecular mechanisms that underpin pulmonary disorders to identify new pathways for intervention.

With a gift to pulmonary research, your generosity will provide our team with the resources to advance promising avenues of study, uncover more insights, and create targeted treatments more rapidly than ever before.