University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Vermont Lung Center

Bio for Lennart Lundblad, Ph.D.
Lennart Lundblad, Ph.D.

Lennart Lundblad, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Department of Medicine


Contact Information
E-mail: Lennart.Lundblad@uvm.edu
Office Location:
Medicine, Health Sci Rsrch Facility, Rm 230

Education


Ph.D. Dept. of Clinical Physiology, Malmö, Lund University, Sweden
B.Sc. Zoophysiology, University of Lund, Sweden
Pre-clinical Project Manager, AstraZeneca AB 1999 – 2000
Research Scientist, Astra AB 1993 – 2000
Research Associate, Draco AB 1987 – 1993
Research Associate and lecturer, Dep. Animal physiology, Lund University 1985 – 2000
Research Associate (2001-present); Dept. of Medicine, University of Vermont.
 

Research Interests

 
My main research interests focus on lung mechanics in human as well as in laboratory animals.

Asthma
COPD
Thoracic gas volume
Airway pharmacology 

Publications

Airway mechanics of mice and men. Lennart K. A. Lundblad. ISBN:91-85439-61-4, Lund University, Faculty of Medicine: 2005
 
Tumor necrosis factor-alpha overexpression in lung disease: a single cause behind a complex phenotype. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Jun 15;171(12):1363-70. Epub 2005 Apr 1. 
   
A reevaluation of the validity of unrestrained plethysmography in mice. Journal of Applied Physiology. 93: 1198-1207, 2002. 
    
The transient mechanical benefits of a deep inflation in the injured mouse lung. Journal of Applied Physiology. 93: 1709-1715, 2002. 
    
Nonlinearity of respiratory mechanics during bronchoconstriction in mice with airway inflammation. J Appl Physiol 2002 May;92(5):1802-7 
   
Transient corticosteroid treatment permanently amplifies the Th2 response in a murine model of asthma. J Immunol. 2004 Apr 15;172(8):4995-5005. 
   
THE ALLERGIC MOUSE MODEL OF ASTHMA: NORMAL SMOOTH MUSCLE IN AN ABNORMAL LUNG? J Appl Physiol. 2003 Dec 5 [Epub ahead of print]