University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine

Bio for Jason Bates, Ph.D.
Jason Bates, Ph.D.

Jason Bates, Ph.D.

Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: jason.bates@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Medicine, Health Sci Rsrch Facility, Rm 228

Education

1978: B.Sc. (First-class Honours) PHYSICS, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1978.
1981: Ph.D. MEDICINE, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
1994: D.Sc. Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand

Postdoctoral Training

1981 - 1982: Post-doctoral Fellow (funded by the Medical Research Council of New Zealand), Department of Medicine, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand. Supervisor: Prof. D.W. Beaven
1982 - 1983: Scientific Officer, Department of Medicine, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine, Christchurch, New Zealand.
1983 - 1986: Research Fellow, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Supervisor: Prof. J. Milic-Emili.

Academic Appointments

1986 - 1991:  Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1986 - 1999:  Research Director, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1986 - 1988:  Associate Member, Biomedical Engineering Unit, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1986 - 1999:  Medical Scientist, Department of Medicine (Respiratory Division), Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
1988 - 1991:  Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering (joint appointment with Department of Medicine), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1988 - 1999:  Member, Division of Experimental Medicine, Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1989 - 1999:  Medical Scientist, Montreal Chest Hospital, Montreal Quebec, Canada
1989 - 1999:  Associate Member, Department of Physiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1991 - 1998:  Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine and Biomedical Engineering (joint appointment with tenure), McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1992 - 1999:  Associate Member, Department of Electrical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1995 - 1998:  Associate Director, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1999:  Professor, Departments Medicine and Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1999 - 2007:  Research Professor, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
1999 - 2011:  Adjunct Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
1999 - Present:  Professor, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
1999 - Present:  Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine-Royal Victoria Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
2005 - Present:  Member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2007 - Present:  Professor with Tenure, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
2010 - Present:  Interim Director, School of Engineering, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont

Awards and Honors

1975 - 1977: New Zealand University Grants Committee Junior Scholarship
1975 - 1977:  BP(NZ) Ltd. Undergraduate Bursary
1977:  New Zealand University Grants Committee Senior Scholarship
1978 - 1980:  New Zealand University Grants Committee Postgraduate Scholarship. Kidson Scholarship
1981:  New Zealand Medical Research Council Post-Doctoral Fellowship
1983:  Royal Society of New Zealand Young Scientist Award
1986 - 1991:  Canadian Medical Research Council Scholarship
1991 - 1994:  Chercheur Boursier "Senior 1" of the Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Quebec
1994 - 1997:  Chercheur Boursier "Senior 2" of the Fonds de la Recherche en Sante du Quebec
2002:  Elected Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
2004:  Elected Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
2005, 2006:  Star Reviewer for the Journal of Applied Physiology (one of three selected from 104 Editorial Board members)
2008:  Member of Faculty 1000, Biology
2011:  Christie Lecturer, Meakins-Christie Laboratories, McGill University, Montreal Quebec, Canada

Editorial Boards

1994 - 2008:  Respiration Physiology
1997 - 2001:  European Respiratory Journal (Associate Editorship)
2002 - 2006:  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
2001 - Present:  Journal of Applied Physiology
2001 - Present:  Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing
2009 - Present: Journal of Applied Physiology (Associate Editorship)

Research Grants

Active Research Support
07/01/10 - 06/30/13:  A multi-scale approach to airway hyperresponsiveness: from molecules to organ. NIH/NHLBI R01 HL103405 (PI: Bates, Role: Co-PI)
08/15/10 - 06/30/15:  Translational research in lung biology and disease. NIH/NCRR P30 RR 031158 (PI: Irvin, Role: Physiological Phenotyping Core leader)
09/17/10 - 08/30/13:  Bioengineering new lungs from cadaveric lung scaffolds. NIH/NHLBI RC4 HL106625 (PI: Weiss, Role: Co-Investigator)
Completed Research Support
12/05/06 - 11/30/08:  Mechanisms of adult stem cell remodeling of aged emphysematous lungs. NIH/NHLBI R21 HL087274 (PI: Weiss, Role: Co-Investigator)
01/04/05 - 03/31/09:  Asthma exacerbation; physiology, upper airway and fibrin. NIH/NHLBI R01 HL080258 (PI: Irvin, Role: Co-Applicant)
07/01/05 - 06/30/10:  Translational research in lung biology and disease. NIH/NCRR P20 RR15557 (PI: Irvin, Role: Co-PI and Bioengineering Core leader)
04/01/05 - 03/31/11:  Mechanics of acute lung injury. NIH/NHLBI R01 HL075593 (PI: Bates)
07/01/06 - 06/30/11:  Assessment of lung function in mice. NIH/NHLBI R01 HL67273 (PI: Bates)
08/01/07 - 07/31/11:  Airways hyper-responsiveness: from molecule to organ. NIH/NHLBI R33 HL087788 (PI: Bates)

Publications

Modeling the complex dynamics of derecruitment in the lung. B. Ma, and J.H.T. Bates. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 38: 3466-3477, 2010

Quantifying the roles of tidal volume and PEEP in the pathogenesis of ventilator-induced lung injury. A.S. Seah, K.A. Grant, M. Aliyeva, G.B. Allen, and J.H.T. Bates. Annals of Biomedical Engineering. 39: 1505-1516, 2011

Effects of recruitment/derecruitment dynamics on the efficacy of variable ventilation. B. Ma, B. Suki, and J.H.T. Bates. Journal of Applied Physiology. 110: 1319-1326, 2011.

Multi-scale lung modeling. M. Tawhai and J.H.T. Bates. Journal of Applied Physiology. 110: 1466-1472, 2011.

The mechanical determinants of airways hyperresponsiveness. J.H.T. Bates and G.N. Maksym. CRC Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering. 39: 281-296, 2011.
BOOK: Lung Mechanics: An Inverse Modeling Approach by J.H.T. Bates, Cambridge University Press, 2009.

A complete list of Jason Bates' publications can be found on Google Scholar.

Patents

"Mechanical Ventilator" J.H.T. Bates, T.F. Schuessler and M. Ahmadi. US Patent #6,082,357. Priority data March 26, 1997
"Breathing Biofeedback Method and System"  P. Bingham and J.H.T. Bates. US Patent #7,618,378 B2. November 17, 2009

"Non-invasive Pulmonary Airway Resistance Measurement System"  J.H.T. Bates, J. Thompson-Figueroa, L.K.A. Lundblad and C.G. Irvin. US Patent Pending.