Kamal A Mohammed

Kamal A Mohammed

Kamal A Mohammed, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Florida Health, USA


Kamal A. Mohammed is an Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Florida, and Research Health Scientist at NF/SGVHS, Malcom Randal VAMC, Gainesville, FL. He has received a PhD in Immunology, MS in Zoology and BS in Applied Nutrition & Public Health, from the Osmania University, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has received Excellence in Research Awards (2009, 2013, and 2014), from the University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville- FL. He is serving as reviewer for 14 peer reviewed journals and authored/co-authored 52 original research articles published in various peer reviewed journals and also authored/co-authored 3 book chapters. Professional Societies: American Thoracic Society American Federation for Medical Research American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Grants Awarded: National Institutes of Health: Co-Investigator (Principal Investigator:Veena B Antony,MD) “Monocyte Recruitment in Pleuro Pulmonary TB in AIDS” 2001-2006 University of Florida Division of Sponsored Research, Principal Investigator “Pleural Mesothelial Cell Toll-Like Receptors in Empyema” 2004-2005

Research Interest

Innate and adaptive immune defenses in pleural and pulmonary diseases Toll-like receptor signaling in pleural infections and asthma Mechanisms of MRSA induced lung injury Pathogen/antigen induced lung injury and epithelial barrier function Allergen/Mechanotransduction induced airway remodeling Beta-defensins in pleural and pulmonary infections Receptor tyrosine kinase signaling in airway remodeling and lung injury in COPD Micro RNA signaling in lung infections/injury