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Urvashi Bhan, M.D.

Curriculum Vitae



Faculty Appointment: Lecturer, Department of Internal Medicine
Specialty: Pulmonary Diseases
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Research Interests: Field of pneumonia and host defense. Investigating the role of TLR9 in generating an innate immune response against bacteria-both intracellular (Legionella pneumophila) and extracellular (Klebsiella pnemoniae) and adaptive immune response against bacterial infection. Process of generating TLR4 and TLR9 double knock-outs to evaluate their role in host defense against bacterial infection. Role of TLR 9 mediated dendritic cell responses in Hypersensitivity Pneumontis.
Degree: M.D., 1998, Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai, India
Residency: 2001-2004, University of Hawaii Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship: Pulmonary And Critical Care Medicine, 2007, University of Michigan
Certifications: 2004, Internal Medicine
2007, Pulmonary Medicine
2009, Critical Care
Academic office address A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center
1500 East Medical Center Drive
Room 3rd Floor
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Academic office telephone: (734)764-4554
Academic office FAX: (734)615-2331


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