UCSF is one of the world’s leading centers for biomedical research, with a strong institutional commitment to basic and translational investigation in human diseases. Faculty in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine are engaged in a number of research projects. Our researchers are involved in:

  •  Asthma
  •  Cystic Fibrosis
  •  Tuberculosis
  •  Air pollution
  •  Sleep Medicine

Faculty Research 

Elizabeth Gibb, MD
Dr. Gibb’s research interests are in asthma outcomes, asthma education, and interstitial lung diseases.

Kensho Iwanaga, MD MS
Dr. Iwanaga’s research investigates the impact of air pollution on pediatric respiratory health.

Ngoc Ly, MD MPH
Dr. Ly investigates severe asthma, the effect of Vitamin D, and improving asthma health outcomes.

Meghan McGarry, MD MAS
Dr. McGarry’s research seeks to understand factors contributing to lung function decline in cystic fibrosis, especially in Latinos with cystic fibrosis.

Research Staff

For further information contact:

Courtney Moreno
Research Study Cordinator
[email protected]