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Isham Huizar

Isham Huizar

  • Associate Professor
Office Phone: 806-743-3155
Email: isham.huizar@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 3601 4th Street, STOP 9410
Lubbock TX 79430

Positions:

  • Associate Professor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX 2013-Present
  • Assistant Professor, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University Greenville, NC 2009-2013
  • Assistant Professor, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University Greenville, NC 2012-2013
  • ICU Physician, Swedish Medical Center Seattle, WA 2006-2008
  • Research Assistant, Harvard Medical School Boston, MA 2001-2002

Post Doctoral Education:

  • Postdoctoral Senior Research Fellow: University of Washington, 2008
  • Fellow: University of Washington, 2005
  • Fellow: Washington University, 2004
  • Resident: Hospital of Saint Raphael, 2001
  • Intern: Saint Vincent's Medical Center, 1999

Education:

  • MD: Escuela de Medicina, Universidad Anahuac, , 1994
  • BSC: Preparatoria Antonio Caso, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1990
  • Computer Technician: Preparatoria Antonio Caso, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 1990

Selected Publications:

  • Li, D & Fass, U & Huizar, Isham Distribution of Protein Phosphatase Activity in Human Bovine and Rat Lenses 39, S787.
  • Barna, B & Culver, D & Kanchwala, A & Singh, R & Huizar, Isham & Abraham, S & Malur, A & Marshall, I & Kavuru, M & Thomassen, M July (2012) Alveolar macrophage cathelicidin deficiency in severe sarcoidosis 4, 5-6, 569-578.
  • Malur, A & Kavuru, M & Marshall, I & Barna, B & Huizar, Isham & Karnekar, R & Thomassen, M June (2012) Rituximab therapy in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis improves alveolar macrophage lipid homeostasis 14, 13, 46.
  • Sharma, S & Malur, A & Marshall, A & Huizar, Isham & Barna, B & Pories, P & Dohm, L & Kavuru, M & Thomassen, M January (2012) Alveolar Macrophage Activation in Obese Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea 151, 1, 107-112.
  • , M & Malur, A & Marshall, I & Barna, B & Meziane, M & Huizar, Isham & Dalrymple, H & Karnekar, R & Thomassen, M December (2011) An Open-Label Trial of Rituximab Therapy in Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis 38, 6, 1361-1367.

Selected Presentations:

  • Correlation of microRNA with mRNA gene expression data from sarcoidosis BAL yields distinct disease-associated candidate genes American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013.
  • Efficacy of Treatment with Ustekinumab or Golimumab in Patients with Chronic Skin Sarcoidosis American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013.
  • ESAT-6 Augments Inflammatory Responses to Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes (MWCNT) in a Murine Chronic Granuloma Model American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013.
  • Impaired Homeostasis Of Alveolar Macrophages From Obese Individuals: Alterations In Scavenger Receptor And ABC lipid Transporter Expression American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013.
  • Safety and Efficacy of Treatment with Ustekinumab or Golimumab in Patients with Chronic Sarcoidosis American Thoracic Society, Philadelphia, PA; May 2013.

Selected Contracts and Grants:

  • -2010
    Awarded by Centocor Research and Development
    in the amount of $0
    Principal

  • -2010
    Awarded by Centocor Research and Development
    in the amount of $0
    Principal

Selected Awards:

  • Travel Fellowship, National Eye Institute, 1998.
  • Fellowship to Attend, Cardiology Society of Aguascalientes, 1996.
  • Fellowship to Attend, General Physician Society of Aguascalientes, 1996.
  • 1st Place Jornadas Medicas , School of Medicine, Universidad Anahuac, Estado de Mexico, 1992.
Date last updated: 6/2/2014
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