Tushar Desai


Chest Clinic

  • 300 Pasteur Drive
  • 1st Floor, Room A175
  • Stanford, CA 94305
  • Phone: 650-725-7061
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Professional Education

  • Medical Education: Tufts University (1995) MA
  • Internship: University of Michigan Medical Center (1996) MI
  • Residency: University of Michigan Medical Center (1998) MI
  • Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2001)
  • Fellowship: Boston University School of Medicine (2002) MA
  • BA, Amherst College, Psychology (1991)
  • MD, MPH, Tufts University School of Medicine, Medicine, Public Health (1995)

Honors & Awards

  • Worth F. Bloom M25 Prize, Tufts University School of Medicine (1995)
  • House Officer Research Award, University of Michigan Hospitals, Department of Internal Medicine (1998)
  • Robert Dawson Evans Fellow Excellence in Teaching Award, Boston University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine (2000)
  • Retinoic Acid in Early Lung Morphogenesis, GlaxoSmithKline Pulmonary Fellowship Award (2002-2003)
  • Fellowship in Pulmonary Research, Parker B. Francis Foundation (2006-2009)
  • Development and Maintenance of the Alveolar Type 1 Cell (K08), NIH/NHLBI (2008-2013)
  • ITI Faculty Seed Grant 2014, Stanford Institute for Immunity, Transplantation, and Infection (2014-2015)
  • Interrogation of Individual Cells to Identify Progenitor Cells and Their Niches (U01), NIH/NHLBI (2014-2016)
  • In Situ Transcriptome Profiling in Histological Sections, Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Program 2014 (2014-2016)
  • Selective Aging of the Lungs: Using Conditional Klotho Deletion to Identify the Basis for Emphysema, Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging Seed Grant 2014 (2015-2017)
  • A Genetic Dissection of Lung Adenoma Initiation and Progression, American Lung Association, Lung Cancer Discovery Award (2015-2017)

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