Vasanth Kumar

University at Buffalo State University of New York, USA


Associate Professor of Pediatrics, State University of New York at Buffalo, Attending Neonatologist, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York 14222 Program Director, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship Program, Department of Pediatrics, University at Buffalo, 7/2011 - Present Dr. Kumar studied medicine in Karnataka, India. He completed his pediatric residency at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford and fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at The University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT. He joined the faculty of the University at Buffalo in 2002. He is involved in clinical and basic research related to the short-term and long-term effects of oxygen on the developing lung. He is examining the role of hypoxia inducible factors during lung development and its interaction with oxygen during neonatal transition. His research also focuses on the mechanisms involved in the development of lung inflammation and repair following hyperoxia induced lung injury.

Biography Updated on 9 May 2013

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