Michael W Sims

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and inhaled steroids alter surfactant protein D (SP-D) levels: a cross-sectional study
    Michael W Sims
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Respir Res 9:13. 2008
  2. pmc Impact of pulmonary artery pressure on exercise function in severe COPD
    Michael W Sims
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 136:412-9. 2009
  3. pmc Effect of single vs bilateral lung transplantation on plasma surfactant protein D levels in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Michael W Sims
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 140:489-96. 2011
  4. pmc Aerosol therapy for obstructive lung diseases: device selection and practice management issues
    Michael W Sims
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 140:781-8. 2011
  5. pmc Profile of aclidinium bromide in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael W Sims
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Airways Biology Initiative, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:457-66. 2011
  6. pmc Expression and activation of the oxytocin receptor in airway smooth muscle cells: Regulation by TNFalpha and IL-13
    Yassine Amrani
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, TRL Suite 1200, 125 South 31st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Respir Res 11:104. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. pmc Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and inhaled steroids alter surfactant protein D (SP-D) levels: a cross-sectional study
    Michael W Sims
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Respir Res 9:13. 2008
    ..Deficiency of this molecule induces emphysematous changes in murine lungs, but its significance in human COPD remains unclear...
  2. pmc Impact of pulmonary artery pressure on exercise function in severe COPD
    Michael W Sims
    Department of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Chest 136:412-9. 2009
    ..Although pulmonary hypertension commonly complicates COPD, the functional consequences of increased pulmonary artery pressures in patients with this condition remain poorly defined...
  3. pmc Effect of single vs bilateral lung transplantation on plasma surfactant protein D levels in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Michael W Sims
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 140:489-96. 2011
    ..However, little is known about SP-D levels in the setting of lung transplantation...
  4. pmc Aerosol therapy for obstructive lung diseases: device selection and practice management issues
    Michael W Sims
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Chest 140:781-8. 2011
    ..This article reviews the aerosol devices currently available, discusses their relative merits in various clinical settings, and summarizes appropriate CPT coding for aerosol therapy...
  5. pmc Profile of aclidinium bromide in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Michael W Sims
    Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, Airways Biology Initiative, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 6:457-66. 2011
    ..This article will provide a pharmacologic profile of aclidinium bromide and review the preclinical and clinical studies evaluating its safety and efficacy in the treatment of COPD...
  6. pmc Expression and activation of the oxytocin receptor in airway smooth muscle cells: Regulation by TNFalpha and IL-13
    Yassine Amrani
    Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, TRL Suite 1200, 125 South 31st Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Respir Res 11:104. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to define the role of oxytocin in modulating human airway smooth muscle (HASMCs) function in the presence and absence of IL-13 and TNFalpha, cytokines known to be important in asthma...