Lauren Cohn, MD
Internal Medicine, Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine
- Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary)
- Director, Newington VA Pulmonary Clinic, Medicine
- Co-Director, Yale Center for Asthma and Airway Diseases
Education & Training
- Post-doctoral FellowYale School of Medicine (1995)
- Post-Doctoral Research FellowColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1993)
- FellowColumbia Presbyterian Medical Center (1993)
- Clinical FellowColumbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1991)
- ResidentColumbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (1990)
- MDUniversity of Minnesota (1987)
- BASmith College, Biology (1982)
Honors & Recognitions
- Alumni Achievement Award: Sarnoff Foundation (2018)
- Research Core Center Pilot Funding: Yale Rheumatic Diseases (2009)
- Career Investigator Award: American Lung Association (2004)
- NIH Award (declined): Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (2000)
- Mentored Clinical Scientist Award, 50th Anniversary Celebration: NIH/NHLBI (1998)
- Hellman Family Fellowship: Yale University (1998)
- Junior Faculty Research Award: Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine (1998)
- Fellowship Award (declined): Parker B. Francis Foundation (1995)
- Clinical Investigator Development Award (K08): NIH/NHLBI (1995)
- Sarnoff Scholar Award: Sarnoff Foundation (1991)
- Regeneron (2019): Leader, planner, presenter of advisory board to assess experience 6 months after FDA approval for dupilimab for asthma
- Novartis (2019): October 2019
- Yale CME Course. Phenotyping in the Clinic and Selection of Therapies Across the Spectrum of Airway Diseases (2019): Director
- Yale Asthma CME Course. Severe Asthma 2018: Advances in Pathogenesis and Treatment (2018): Director
- Sanofi-Regeneron (2018 - Present): invited to participate in multiple advisory boards annually
- Pieris Pharmaceuticals (2018 - Present): Advisor
- GlaxoSmithKline (2017): Advisor
- Astrazeneca (2017 - Present): invited to join multiple advisory boards to discuss asthma biologic therapies
- Co-Chair, Yale New Haven Health Systems Population Health Clinical Integration Pulmonary Workgroup (2016 - 2019): Chair
- : Yale Asthma CME Course. Yale Severe Asthma 2016: A Personalized Approach to Therapy (2016): Director
- Cohn L, Elias JA, Chupp GL. Asthma: mechanisms of disease persistence and progression. Annual Review Of Immunology 2004, 22:789-815.
- Niu N, Le Goff MK, Li F, Rahman M, Homer RJ, Cohn L. A novel pathway that regulates inflammatory disease in the respiratory tract. Journal Of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2007, 178:3846-55.
- Caceres AI, Brackmann M, Elia MD, Bessac BF, del Camino D, D'Amours M, Witek JS, Fanger CM, Chong JA, Hayward NJ, Homer RJ, Cohn L, Huang X, Moran MM, Jordt SE. A sensory neuronal ion channel essential for airway inflammation and hyperreactivity in asthma. Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America 2009, 106:9099-104.
- Cutting edge: Limiting MHC class II expression to dendritic cells alters the ability to develop Th2- dependent allergic airway inflammation.Niu N, Laufer T, Homer RJ, Cohn L. Cutting edge: Limiting MHC class II expression to dendritic cells alters the ability to develop Th2- dependent allergic airway inflammation. Journal Of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2009, 183:1523-7.
- Advances in mucous cell metaplasia: a plug for mucus as a therapeutic focus in chronic airway disease.Curran DR, Cohn L. Advances in mucous cell metaplasia: a plug for mucus as a therapeutic focus in chronic airway disease. American Journal Of Respiratory Cell And Molecular Biology 2010, 42:268-75.
- Wright PL, Yu J, Di YP, Homer RJ, Chupp G, Elias JA, Cohn L, Sessa WC. Epithelial reticulon 4B (Nogo-B) is an endogenous regulator of Th2-driven lung inflammation. The Journal Of Experimental Medicine 2010, 207:2595-607.
- IFN-γ acts on the airway epithelium to inhibit local and systemic pathology in allergic airway disease.Mitchell C, Provost K, Niu N, Homer R, Cohn L. IFN-γ acts on the airway epithelium to inhibit local and systemic pathology in allergic airway disease. Journal Of Immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2011, 187:3815-20.