• Dr. Kulkarni received her initial medical training and internship at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute with graduate studies completed at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Wayne State University. After completing her residency, Dr. Kulkarni began a clinical and research fellowship at UAB in 2013. Following this fellowship, she joined the UAB faculty in June 2016 as Instructor of Medicine.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2017 Autoimmunity to vimentin is associated with outcomes of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisJournal of Immunology.  199:1596-1605. 2017
    2016 Alveolar epithelial disintegrity in pulmonary fibrosisAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  311:185-191. 2016
    2016 A bundled care approach to patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis improves transplant-free survivalRespiratory Medicine.  115:33-38. 2016
    2016 Matrix remodeling in pulmonary fibrosis and emphysemaAmerican Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.  54:751-760. 2016
    2016 Flexible bronchoscopy is safe and effective in adult subjects supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenationRespiratory Care.  61:646-651. 2016
    2016 Oxidative modifications of protein tyrosyl residues are increased in plasma of human subjects with interstitial lung diseaseAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  193:861-866. 2016
    2016 Attenuated heme oxygenase-1 responses predispose the elderly to pulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infectionsAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  311:L928-L940. 2016
    2016 Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in adults: A practical guide for internistsCleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine.  83:373-384. 2016
    2015 Heme oxygenase-1 protects Corexit 9500ainduced respiratory epithelial injury across speciesPLoS ONE.  10. 2015
    2015 Heme oxygenase-1-mediated autophagy protects against pulmonary endothelial cell death and development of emphysema in cadmium-treated miceAJP - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology.  309:L280-L292. 2015
    2014 Characteristics of patients with pulmonary venoocclusive disease awaiting transplantationAnnals of the American Thoracic Society.  11:1411-1418. 2014
    2013 Loss of salmeterol bronchoprotection against exercise in relation to ADRB2 Arg16Gly polymorphism and exhaled nitric oxideAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  188:1407-1412. 2013

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Kulkarni's research interests include Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis.
  • Full Name

  • Tejaswini Kulkarni