Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Acosta Lara received her initial medical training at Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas with her internship and residency completed at University of Texas Medical Branch. Dr. Acosta Lara served as Chief Resident at the University of Texas Medical Branch after completing her residency training. Dr. Acosta Lara began a clinical and research fellowship at UAB in 2013. Following her fellowship, she joined the UAB faculty in July 2016 as Assistant Professor
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2010 Oxidative stress in critical care medicine.International Journal of Clinical Practice.  64:1480-1488. 2010
    2005 Resuscitation great. Kouwenhoven, Jude and Knickerbocker: The introduction of defibrillation and external chest compressions into modern resuscitation.Resuscitation.  64:139-143. 2005

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Acosta Lara's research and clinical interests relate to interstitial lung diseases with a particular interest those related to connective tissue diseases. Dr. Acosta has published and presented work on interstitial lung diseases, sarcoidosis and oxidative stress.
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2018 - 2024
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2017 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by MALLINCKRODT ARD, INC 2018 - 2021
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Biomarker and/or Patient Registry Protocols  awarded by University of Michigan 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by CELGENE CORPORATION 2018 - 2020
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study of Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Pirfenidone in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Interstitial Lung Disease  awarded by Brigham and Women's Hospital 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by BIOGEN MA INC 2018 - 2019
  • Network Management Core (NEMO) for the Pulmonary Trials Cooperative (PTC)  awarded by University of Pittsburgh 2017 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by NOVARTIS PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 2016 - 2018
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Biomarker and/or Patient Registry Protocols  awarded by University of Michigan 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2017 - 2018
  • A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study of Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Pirfenidone in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Interstitial Lung Disease  awarded by Brigham and Women's Hospital 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2016 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by GLOBAL BLOOD THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2016 - 2017
  • Education And Training

  • University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Residency
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, Autonomous University of Tamaulipas 2006
  • Full Name

  • Maria Acosta Lara