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PROFESSOR ALI I. MUSANI, MD, FCCP, FACP


I. PERSONAL DATA
Present Positions/Rank: Associate Professor, Depts. of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Founder and Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program 
Director, Bronchoscopy Service
Director, Lung Nodule Clinic
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Program
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson Street, J225
Denver, CO  80206
musania@njhealth.org

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus Aurora, CO

Citizenship: USA

II. EDUCATIONAL HISTORY
Undergraduate:
1980-1982  
D-J Science College, Pakistan
HSC  (Higher School Certificate)

Graduate: 
01/1983-12/1989
Dow Medical College, Pakistan
M.B., B.S.

Internships/Residency:
1/1990-12/1990
House Officer
Internal Medicine and General Surgery
Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan 

01/1992-12/1993 
Research Assistant
VA Medical Center
University of California
San Francisco, CA

1994-1996 
Intern/Resident, Internal Medicine 
State University of New York
Brooklyn, NY

Fellowship:
1998-2001
Pulmonary/Critical Care
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

2001-2002 
Interventional Pulmonology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Mini Fellowship:
July, 2002 
Advanced Training 
Ridged Bronchoscopy, Silicone Stent
Placement and Management of
Endobronchial/Endotracheal Diseases
Professor Jean-François Dumon
Hôspital Sainte Marguerite
Marseille, France

April, 2003
Endobronchial Ultrasound Training 
Noriaki Kurimoto, M.D., Ph. D.
Chief, Thoracic Surgery
National Hiroshima Hospital
Higashi Hiroshima, Japan

April, 2004
Medical Thoracoscopy Training 
Hôspital de La Timone
Faculté de Médecine, School of Medicine
Phillpe Astoul, MD, PhD
Marseille, France

Licensure: State of Colorado, USA

Specialty Certification:
08/1997- 2007 Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine
11/2001- 2010 Board Certified, Pulmonary Medicine
12/2010- 2020 Board Certified, Pulmonary Medicine

III.  PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

1/2008-Present 
Associate Professor, Depts. of Medicine and Pediatrics
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Director, Bronchoscopy Service
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Program
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

7/2009-Presen Associate Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine University of Colorado School of Medicine
Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, CO

12/2004-12/2007
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
PENN Presbyterian Medical Center
Associate Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

7/2002-12/2004
Instructor, Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care
Associate Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 
Philadelphia, PA

1997-1998  
Attending Physician, Internal Medicine
Colorado Plains Medical Center
Fort Morgan, CO

IV. HONORS AND AWARDS
10/2012
America’s Top Physicians - Pulmonology
Consumers’ Research Council of America
   
8/2012 
Geoffrey McLennan Memorial Award
American Association for Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology

2/2012
Outstanding Performance Award
Guest Editing, Interventional Pulmonology Section
Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine, 2/2012
11/2011Condon Family Research Award
Interventional Pulmonology

12/2011
Fraeda And Bill Kopman Research Award
Minimally Invasive Therapeutics In Lung Cancer

1/2010 – 1/2012 
HonoraryVisiting Faculty Award
Dow University of Health Sciences 
Karachi, Pakistan

2010
America’s Top Physicians- Pulmonology
Consumers’ Research Council of America

2007
America’s Top Physician- Pulmonology
Consumers’ Research Council of America

10/2006
Young Leader, American College of Chest Physicians

2008-Present
Fellow, American College of Physicians

2005-Present 
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

5/2001
Glaxo-Wellcome Pulmonary Fellow

1989
Gold Medal
Leukemia Walk-a-Thon,
Karachi, Pakistan

1982-198
All-Pakistan Martial Arts Champion

V. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2010 to Present   European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
2001 to Present   World Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
2001 to Present   American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
2000 to Present   American College of Chest Physicians
1999 to Present   American Thoracic Society
1996 to Present   American College of Physicians
1990 to Present   Pakistan Medical and Dental Council

VI.  PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND COMMITTEES / ACADEMIC SERVICES 

Institutional/Departmental/Local:
6/2011 
Director, 2nd EBUS Course
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

12/2009 
Director, 1st EBUS Course
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

2009-Present
Member, Associate Professor Promotion Committee
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Denver, CO

2009-Present   
Member, Search Committee for Head of Pediatric  
Pulmonary Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO  

2008-Present  
Member and Section Editor, Editorial Board
Lung Cancer Frontiers
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

2008-Present
Member, Procedure and Therapeutics Committee
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

5/2008
Chairman, Interventional Pulmonology Seminar
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

5/1997-6/1998
Chairman, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
Colorado Plains Medical Center
Fort Morgan, CO

National/International/Academic Service:
2012-Present 
Chair, Visiting Faculty Program
Dow Graduates Association of North America (DOGANA)
USA

2012 – Present
Member, Interventional Chest/Diagnostic Procedures Network Committee
American College of Chest Physicians

2012 – Present
Member, Airways Disorders Network Committee
American College of Chest Physicians

2012-Present
Chairman, Research Committee
American Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology

2012-Present
Co-Chair, Interventional Pulmonology Post-Graduate Course
America College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Atlanta, GA

2012-Present 
Chairman, CME Education Committee
Dow Graduates Association of North America (DOGANA)
USA


2012-Present
Co-Chair, Visiting Faculty Program to Pakistan
Dow Graduates Association of North America (DOGANA)
USA

2011-Present
Member, International Advisory Board
1st Sicilian Conference in Interventional Pulmonology
Palermo, Sicily

2011- 2012
Member, Program Committee
17th World Congress of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH

2011-Present
Member, Program Committee
Clinical Problems Assembly
American Thoracic Society

2010-Present
Member, By Laws Committee
American Association of Bronchoscopy and
Interventional Pulmonology

2010-Present
Member, Program and Education Committee
American Association of Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonology

2009-Present
Member, Advisory Board
European Interventional Pulmonary Society

2009-Present 
Member, Board of Directors
American Association of Bronchoscopy and
Interventional Pulmonology 

2008-2010
Member, Program Committee
Clinical Problems Assembly
American Thoracic Society

2006-2007
Resident Selection Committee
Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

2003-2007
Fellowship Selection Committee
Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship
Philadelphia, PA

Academic Service:
10/2012 
Co-chair, Post Graduate Course
20th Annual Assembly of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
CHEST 2012
Atlanta, GA

10/2012
Moderator, Poster Session
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
Atlanta, GA

6/2012 
Co-Chair, Poster Session
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
17th Annual World Congress for Bronchology and
Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH

6/2012 
Co-Chair, Poster Session
Medical Pleuroscopy
17th Annual World Congress for Bronchology and
Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH

5/2012 
Co-Chair, Poster Discussion Session
Novel Technologies in Interventional Pulmonology
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

5/2012 
Co-Chair, Workshop
Mutational Testing in the Era of Personalized NSCLC Therapy
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA 

4/2012
Chair, Interventional Pulmonology Workshop
50th, Annual Weil Eisenhower Medical Center Symposium
on Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Las Vegas, Nevada

2/2012  
Co-Judge, Pulmonary Quiz-- Chest Challenge
Pakistan Chest Conference 2012
Karachi, Pakistan

2/2012
Co-Chair, Poster Session
Pulmonary Medicine
Pakistan Chest Conference 2012
Karachi, Pakistan;

5/2011  
Co-Chair, Poster Session
Pleural Diseases
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
Denver, CO

3/2011  
Session Co-Chair
Symposium on Navigational Therapeutics for Peripheral Lung Cancer
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011  
Session Co-Chair, New Technologies
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011
Session Co-Chair, Oral Poster Presentations
Benign Diseases Management
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011
Session Co-Chair, Oral Poster Presentations
Diagnosis of Benign Disease
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

5/2010
Facilitator, Thematic Poster Session on Interventional
Pulmonology
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA

5/2009
Chairman, Poster Discussion Sessions
Applications of New Interventional Bronchoscopy Techniques
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA

5/2009 
Lead Facilitator, Poster Discussion Sessions
Endobronchial Ultrasound Thematic
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA

5/2009 
Lead Facilitator, Poster Discussion Sessions
Lung Cancer Thematic
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA ;

4/2009 
Co-Chair, Pleural Summit
Atlanta, GA

2/2009
Chair, Case Discussion Session
Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer and Bronchology Symposium
Asia Pacific Respirology Society
Singapore General Hospital
Republic of Singapore

5/2008
Member, Assembly on Clinical Problems
American Thoracic Society

5/2008 
Chairman, Poster Session
The Role of Newer Bronchoscopic Techniques-
Endobronchial Ultrasound and Navigation Bronchoscopy
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
Toronto, Canada

5/2007 
Chairman, Mini Symposium
Interventional Pulmonology
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

10/2007
Chairman, Symposium
Bronchoscopic Treatment of Obstructive Airway Disease
International Meeting on Respiratory Endoscopy
Sitges, Spain

10/2006 
Moderator, Poster Review Session
Pleural Diseases, Original Research Abstracts
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT

10/2006 
Chairman, Poster Discussion Session
Management of Pleural Diseases
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT

5/2006 
Facilitator, Poster Discussion Session
Pleural Diseases
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA

6/2004 
Chairman, Poster Session
Trachea-Bronchial Obstruction and Stenting
13th World Association of Bronchology Congress
Barcelona, Spain 

VII. PATENTS

1.  Airway Stent Anchoring Device
Patent Number ID # 2010-16, 2010
2. Medical Supplies Holding Device
Patent Number ID# 2011-02, 2010

 

VIII. REVIEW AND REFEREE ACTIVITIES
A.  Editor and Editorial Boards

9/2012Associate Editor:
World Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology
WABIP newsletter

2/2012   
Guest Editor: Clinics in Chest Medicine
Interventional Pulmonology Issue
Slated for Spring 2013
Saunders / Elsevier, Inc.

USA
1/2012 
Guest Editor: Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine
Special Edition on Interventional Pulmonology
Official Journal of the Pakistan Chest Society
Pakistan 

2011-Present 
Member, Editorial Board
Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine
Official Journal of the Pakistan Chest Society
Pakistan

2011-Present
Member, Editorial Board
Journal of Respiratory and Translational Medicine
Springer Publishing
New York, USA

2011-Present 
Section Editor: Interventional Pulmonology
Lung Cancer Frontiers
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO, USA

11/2011
Guest Editors: Hervé Dutau, Ali Musani, Luis Seijo, Kazuhiro
Yasufuku
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances in Thoracic Endoscopy

11/2011 
Guest, Chief Editor
Medical Clinics of North America
Pulmonary Medicine
Saunders / Elsevier, Inc.
USA
2010-Present
Editor-in-Chief
Current Respiratory Care Reports
Springer, Inc.
USA

2007-Present 
Member, Editorial Board
Lung Cancer Frontiers
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO, USA

2005-Present
Member, Editorial Board
Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
American Association of Bronchoscopy and
Interventional Pulmonology
 
B.  Invited Reviewer
2011-Present 
Reviewer
Institut National du Cancer (INCa)
France ,

2010-Present
Reviewer
Cleveland Clinic Proceedings
 
2007-Present
Reviewer
Lung Cancer  
 
2007-Present
Reviewer
Lung Cancer Frontiers

2007-Present 
Reviewer
Respiratory Care

2006-Present
Reviewer
Respiration
  
2005-Present 
Reviewer
Thorax

2005-Present 
Reviewer
CHEST

2005-Present
Reviewer
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine   
2004-Present
Reviewer   
Respirology

2003-Present 
Reviewer
Journal of Bronchology

IX. INVITED EXTRAMURAL LECTURES, PRESENTATIONS AND VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS
A. Regional
 
11/13/12
Bronchial Thermoplasty
American Lung Association
Colorado Asthma Coalition
Annual meeting
Denver, Colorado

10/4/12   
Bronchoscopy Basics
IP Fellow Lecture
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

7/15/12
Interventional Pulmonology – Nodes, Nodules, and Beyond
48th Annual Internal Medicine Program
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Estes Park, CO

2/2012
Tracheobronchomalacia and Hyperdynamic Airway Collapse
Radiology Noon Conference
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

1/2012
Tracheobronchomalacia
Allergy and Immunology Case Conference
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

9/2011
Bronchial Thermoplasty
16th Allergy and Immunology Conference of Colorado
Denver, CO

7/2011
Interventional Pulmonology Service at National Jewish
Faculty Orientation
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

6/2011 
ABC’s of Endobronchial Ultrasound
2nd EBUS Course
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

03/2011 
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology Diagnostics
Therapeutics and Research
Kaiser Permanente Hospital
Denver, CO

02/2011 
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
Medical Grand Rounds
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO 

02/2011 
Airway Thermoplasty
36th Allergy and Immunology Conference
National Jewish Health
Keystone, CO

12/2010  
Management of Tracheobronchomalacia
and Hyperdynamic Airway Collapse
Pod A, Clinicians’ Monthly Conference
National Jewish Health
Denver CO 

10/2010
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology
Featured Speaker
22nd Annual Geno Saccomanno Lecture Series
St. Mary’s Saccomanno Research Institute
Grand Junction, CO

10/2010
Role of Interventional Pulmonology in the Treatment
of Asthma and Emphysema
Featured speaker
22nd Geno Saccomanno Lecture Series
St. Mary’s Saccomanno Research Institute
Grand Junction, CO

9/2010
Pulmonary Nodules: Diagnosis and Management
American Association of Family Medicine National Meeting
Denver, CO

4/2010
Endoscopic Lung Cancer Staging
Fellows’ Conference
Hematology and Oncology
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

2/2010 
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
Research in Progress (RIP)
National Jewish Health/ University of Colorado
Denver, CO


2/2010
Non-surgical Diagnosis and Staging of Lung Cancer
Keystone Pulmonary Conference
Keystone, CO

11/2009  
Interventional Pulmonology Billing and Coding
Lecture at Medical Coding Conference
Denver CO

9/2009  
Endobronchial Ultrasound in Lung Cancer Staging
Swedish Medical Center Tumor Board
Denver, CO

9/2009
Interventional Bronchoscopy Program and Treatment
for Lung Cancer 
Colorado Biosymposium on Pulmonary Disease
Aurora, CO

7/2009 
Interventional Pulmonology in 2009
Lutheran Medical Center
Denver, CO

5/2009 
Pleuroscopy and Pleural Catheters
Malignant Pleural Effusion Tumor Board Lecture Series
Rose Medical Center
Denver, CO

5/2009 
Navigation Bronchoscopy and Fiducial Placement
for Radiation Therapy of Early Stage Lung Cancer
Dinner Lecture for Community Doctors
Denver, CO

3/2009 
Therapeutic Options in the Management of Malignant 
Pleural Effusions
Hospitalists Evening Conference
Rose Medical Center
Denver, CO

9/2008
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology
Community Presentation:  Colorado Cancer Day
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

8/2008 
Emphysema:  Old Disease, New Treatment
Community Presentation for Research Recruitment (EASE Trial)
Denver, CO

3/2008
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging with New
Interventional Modalities
Tumor Board
Rose Medical Center
Denver, CO

 

2/2008
Marketing Interventional Pulmonology: What Can We Offer?
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

B.  National
10/2012 
Medical vs. Surgical Thoracoscopy
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
Atlanta, GA

10/2012
Bronchoscopy in the Immunocompromised Host and in the ICU
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
Atlanta, GA

10/2012
Critical Central Airway Obstruction and Tracheobronchomalacia
Interventional Pulmonology Post Graduate Course
American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST)
Atlanta, GA

9/2012  
Lung Cancer Staging
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

6/2012 
ABC’s of PDT
17th Annual World Congress for Bronchology and
Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland, OH

5/2012  
Preparation for Bronchoscopy
Post Graduate Course: Bronchoscopy
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

4/2012 
Management of Massive Hemoptysis in the ICU
50th Annual Weil Eisenhower Medical Center Symposium
on Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Las Vegas, NV  
 
4/2012
ABC’s of Endobronchial Ultrasound
50Tth Annual Weil Eisenhower Medical Center Symposium
on Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Las Vegas, NV

3/2012 
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging with EBUS and EUS
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

1/2012
Interventional Pulmonology
National Jewish Development Fund Raising Conference
Beverly Hills, CA

1/2012  
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging With Novel Tools
Introduction To Interventional Pulmonology
National Jewish Development Fund Raising Conference
Orange County, CA

9/2011
Mediastinal Staging of Lung Cancer
Endobronchial Ultrasound Course
Duke University
Durham, NC

4/2011
Rigid Bronchoscopy
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University 
Atlanta, GA

3/2011  
Tracheal Stenosis: Diagnosis and Treatment
Interventional Pulmonology Conference
Lahey Clinic
Boston, MA

2/2011 
Interventional Pulmonology
Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Research
Medical Grand Rounds
Eisenhower Medical Center
Palm Springs, CA

1/2010
What is Interventional Pulmonology?
National Jewish Health Fund Raiser
West Palm Beach, FL

11/2009
Confocal Bronchoscopy
Poster, Oral presentation
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA

9/2009
Non-Surgical Lung Cancer Staging
Endobronchial Ultrasound Course
Duke University Medical Center
Raleigh, NC 

4/2009
Literature Review on Pleural Catheters
Pleural Summit
Atlanta, GA

4/2009
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

3/2009 
Interventional Pulmonology for Benign and Malignant Diseases
National Jewish Health Fundraiser Lectures
Sarasota, FL
Boca Raton, FL

12/2008
Expanding Horizons of Interventional Pulmonology
Interventional Pulmonology Monthly Conference
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

12/2007
Updates in Interventional Pulmonology
Multidisciplinary Lung Cancer Conference
Department of Oncology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

10/2007
Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Community Medical Center
Scranton, PA

7/2006 
Airway Thermoplasty
Community Pulmonologists Dinner Meeting
Philadelphia, PA

7/2005 
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
National Medical Association
New York, NY

4/2005 
Basic Concepts in Airways Stenting and
Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (TBNA)
Boston Scientific Sales Force Yearly Retreat
Philadelphia, PA

9/2003 
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy Management
of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Pleurx Catheter
26th Annual Pennsylvania Nursing Convention
Philadelphia, PA

2/2003
Implantable Pleural Catheter for the Management
of Malignant Pleural Effusion
12th World Association of Bronchology Congress
Boston, MA

2/2002 
Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
Boston Scientific
National Research and Development Meeting
Los Angeles, CA

5/2001 
Role of IL-4 and IL-13 in Asthma
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Research and Development Meeting
New Brunswick, NJ  

C.  International

3/2012 
Bronchial Thermoplasty
1st Sicilian Interventional Pulmonology Conference
Palermo, Sicily

2/2012  
Meet The Expert: Interventional Pulmonology
10th Biennial Conference of the Pakistan Chest Society
ChestCon 2012
Karachi, Pakistan


2/2012 
Bronchial Thermoplasty: A New Treatment For An Old Disease
10th Biennial Conference of Pakistan Chest Society
ChestCon 2012
Karachi, Pakistan

2/2012 
Tracheobronchomalacia and Hyperdynamic Airway Collapse
10th Biennial Conference of Pakistan Chest Society
ChestCon 2012
Karachi, Pakistan

9/2011
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
The 15th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society
for Pneumothorax and Cystic Lung Diseases
Okayama, Japan

 

9/2011
Pneumothorax in the USA
The 15th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society
for Pneumothorax and Cystic Lung Diseases
Okayama, Japan

6/2011
Spectrum of Interventional Pulmonology and
It’s Applications in Pulmonary Medicine
National University of Sciences and Technology
Medical Grand Rounds
Islamabad, Pakistan

3/2011
Bronchial Thermoplasty: A New Treatment for Asthma
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011  
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional   
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011
Bronchoscopic Treatment of Malignant Airway Obstruction
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France

3/2011 
Biological Lung Volume Reduction
1st European Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology Conference
Marseille, France 

11/2010
Tracheal Stenosis: Diagnosis and Management
Oxford University, Churchill Hospital
Oxford, England

11/2010
Airway Thermoplasty: Novel Therapy for Asthma
Oxford University, Churchill Hospital
Oxford, England

6/2010
Lung Cancer Treatment Staging
Lung Cancer Conference
Clinica Las Condes
University of Santiago
Santiago, Chile

6/2010
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Lung Cancer Conference
Clinica Las Condes
University of Santiago
Santiago, Chile

6/2010
Lung Cancer Staging in 2010
Lung Cancer Conference
Clinica Las Condes
University of Santiago
Santiago, Chile

6/2010
Interventional Pulmonology
Lung Cancer Conference
Clinica Las Condes
University of Santiago
Santiago, Chile

6/2010  
Mediastinal Staging of Lung Cancer with Endobronchial Ultrasound
Lung Cancer Conference
Clinica Las Condes
University of Santiago
Santiago, Chile

6/2010 
Novel, Non-Pharmacologic and Non-Surgical Treatments for Asthma
and Emphysema
Medical Grand Rounds
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

6/2010 
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
Pulmonary Grand Rounds
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

3/2010 
Interventional Pulmonology: Past, Present and Future
Pakistan Chest Society Conference 2010
Bhur Bun, Pakistan 

3/2010
Non-Surgical and Non-Pharmacologic Treatments for Asthma and
COPD
Pakistan Chest Society Conference 2010
Bhur Bun, Pakistan

    
3/2010
Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Medical Grand Rounds
Sheikh Khalifha Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

3/2010
Visiting Faculty: Residents Case Conference
Sheikh Khalifha Hospital
Abu Dhabi, UAE

3/2010 
Emerging Paradigms in the Management of Malignant Pleural
Effusion
1st Gulf Thoracic Conference
Abu Dhabi, UAE

1/2010 
Evolving Scope of Interventional Pulmonology in Pakistan
Dow International Medical College
Karachi, Pakistan

1/2010   
Visiting Professor
Case Discussion and Expert Opinions
Dow International Medical College
Karachi, Pakistan

1/2010
Non-Surgical Modalities for Treatment of Asthma and COPD
Research in Interventional Pulmonology
Agha Khan Medical University
Karachi, Pakistan

1/2010 
Lung Cancer Diagnosis and Staging
Agha Khan Medical University
Karachi, Pakistan

1/2010
Novel Approaches to Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Agha Khan Medical University
Karachi, Pakistan

2/2009  
Endobronchial Therapeutic Modalities
Lung Cancer and Bronchology Symposium
Asia Pacific Respirology Society
Singapore General Hospital
Republic of Singapore

2/2008 
Emerging Paradigms in the Management of Malignant
Pleural Effusions
French National Pulmonary Society Congress
Lille, France

10/2007 
New Concepts in Endobronchial Ultrasound
International Meeting on Respiratory Endoscopy
Sitges, Spain

7/2007
Interventional Pulmonology in the United States:
Should Pakistan Have Its First Interventional Pulmonology Program?
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center
Lahore, Pakistan

11/2005
Advances in Interventional Pulmonology
9th Annual Interventional Pulmonology Conference
Kamogawa, Japan

5/2005  
New Modalities in the Management of Malignant
Pleural Effusion
XIII World Congress of Endoscopy
Sitges, Spain

6/2004 
Novel Therapies for the Management of Benign
Endobronchial Granulation:  PDT and Brachytherapy
13th World Association of Bronchology Congress
Barcelona, Spain 

4/2003
How We Manage Trachea-Bronchial Obstruction and
Malignant Pleural Effusion at the University
of Pennsylvania (Guest of Honor Lecture)
7th National Interventional Pulmonology Congress of Japan
Osaka, Japan

5/2000 
A Dissociation Between IL-4 and IL-13 After Segmental
Allergen Challenge in Asthma
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
Toronto, Canada

X. Faculty Teaching
A. Teaching and Hands-On Symposia

4/2012 
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
50th, Annual Weil Eisenhower Medical Center Symposium
on Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Las Vegas, NV

5/2012 
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Radial Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of
Pulmonary Nodule
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

5/2012 
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
San Francisco, CA

3/2012 
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Navigation Bronchoscopy
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

2/2012
 Live Human Case Demonstration
EBUS-TBNA
Jinnah Post-Graduate Medical Center
Karachi, Pakistan

10/2011  
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Navigation Bronchoscopy
Post-Graduate Course
American Association of Bronchology and Interventional
Pulmonology
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Honolulu, HI

10/2011
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Conventional Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
Simulation Bronchoscopy Course
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Honolulu, HI

9/2011
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
Duke University
Durham, NC

7/2011 
Endobronchial and Endoscopic Ultrasound for Mediastinal
Staging of Lung Cancer
Simulation Bronchoscopy Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

7/2011 
Hands-On Teaching
Complications of Flexible Bronchoscopy
Simulation Bronchoscopy Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

7/2011  
Hands-On Teaching
Extraction of Foreign Bodies from Airways
Simulation Bronchoscopy Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

7/2011
Hands-On Teaching
Radial Ultrasound
Simulation Bronchoscopy Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

6/2011 
Endobronchial Ultrasound Symposium
Live Human Cases (live telecast)
Army Hospital
Rawal-Pindi, Pakistan

5/2011 
Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
Denver, CO

4/2011  
Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

3/2011 
Hands-On Teaching, Live Animal Models
Rigid Bronchoscopy
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Lahey Clinic
Boston, MA

10/2010 
Hands-On Teaching, Animal Models
Rigid Bronchoscopy
Oxford University
Churchill Hospital
United Kingdom

10/2010
Hands-On Teaching, Animal Models
Airway Stenting
Oxford University
Churchill Hospital
United Kingdom

9/2010   
Hands-On Teaching, Animal Model
Endobronchial Ultrasound Course
Duke University
Durham, NC

6/2010  
Hands-On Training Workshop Mentor
Endobronchial Ultrasound
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

6/2010
Hands-On Training Workshop Mentor
Medical Pleuroscopy
King Khalid University Hospital
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

5/2010  
Sunrise Seminar on Lung Cancer
Emerging Paradigms in the Management of Malignant
Pleural Effusion
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA

5/2010 
Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Post-graduate Fellow IP Course 
Indwelling Pleural Catheter Insertion
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA

4/2010 
Endoscopic Staging of Lung Cancer
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

4/2010  
Hands-On Teaching, Live Animals
Medical Pleuroscopy
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

4/2010
Hands-On Teaching, Live Animals
Indwelling Pleural Catheters
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

4/2010
Hands-On Teaching, Live Animals
Endobronchial Ultrasound guided TBNA
Interventional Pulmonology Course
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

3/2010  
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Medical Pleuroscopy
1st Gulf Thoracic Conference
Abu Dhabi, UAE

2/2010 
Hands-On Teaching
Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound
Bronchoscopy Skills Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

2/2010  
Hands-On Teaching, Animals
Conventional Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
Bronchoscopy Skills Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

2/2010
Hands-On Teaching, Animals
Peripheral Pulmonary Ultrasound for Lung Nodule Biopsy
Bronchoscopy Skills Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

2/2010  
Instructor, Didactic Section
Post-Test for Bronchoscopy Skills Course
American College of Chest Physicians
Chicago, IL

11/2009
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
American Association of Bronchology Post-Graduate Symposium
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA

11/2009
Faculty; Hands-On Teaching
Rigid Bronchoscopy
Interventional Bronchoscopy Course
Marseille, France

11/2009
Faculty; Hands-On Teaching Faculty
Endobronchial Laser Therapy and Silicone Stenting
Interventional Bronchoscopy Course
Marseille, France

10/2009
Hands-On Teaching
Navigation Bronchoscopy
Minneapolis, MN

5/2009
Hands-On Teaching
Cryotherapy and Aragon Plasma Coagulation
Post-grad Fellow Course
American Thoracic Society Annual Meeting  
San Diego, CA

4/2009
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Airway Bypass Procedure - EASE Trial
Emory University
Atlanta, GA

2/2009 
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Self-Expandable Metallic Stents
Lung Cancer and Bronchoscopy Symposium
Asia Pacific Respirology Society
Singapore General Hospital
Republic of Singapore

12/2008   
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration
First Interventional Pulmonology Course for Chest Physicians
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

11/2008
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound with Live Human Cases
Interventional Pulmonology Course
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

11/2008
 Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Rigid Bronchoscopy and Silicone Stent Placement in Live Animal Models
Interventional Pulmonology Course
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

11/2008
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Rigid Bronchoscopy and Laser Ablation of Endobronchial Lesions in Live Animal Models
Interventional Pulmonology Course
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

11/2008
Visiting Faculty and Moderator
Rigid Bronchoscopy in Live Human Cases
Interventional Pulmonology Course
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2007  
Faculty Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Placement of Endobronchial Valves for Bronchoscopic Lung
Volume Reduction
International Meeting, Respiratory Endoscopy
Sitges, Spain

10/2007 
Visiting Faculty
Airway Thermoplasty
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2007 
Visiting Faculty
Live Endobronchial Ultrasound guided TBNA
Demonstration and Case Presentation
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2007
Faculty Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Rigid Bronchoscopy and Silicone Stent Placement
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2007 
Faculty Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Rigid Bronchoscopy and Silicone Stent Placement
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellows Conference
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

10/2007
Faculty Instructor; Hands-On Teaching
Medical Pleuroscopy
Interventional Pulmonology Didactic and Hands-On Course
American Association of Bronchology
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

10/2007
Faculty Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Pleural Catheter Placement
American Association of Bronchology
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

10/2007  
Interventional Pulmonology Didactic and Hands-On Course
American Association of Bronchology
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

10/2007 
Faculty Instructor
Simulation Bronchoscopy
Simulation Center
American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL

7/2007 
Visiting Faculty, Hands-On Teaching
Interventional Techniques
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Research and Clinical Center
Lahore, Pakistan

10/2006  
Faculty Instructor
Pleural Catheter Insertion
American Association of Bronchology Post-Graduate Course
San Diego, CA

10/2006
Faculty Instructor
Pleuroscopy
American Association of Bronchology Course
San Diego, CA

10/2006
Visiting Faculty
Transbronchial Needle Aspiration in Live Human Cases
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2006
Visiting Faculty
Airway Thermoplasty: A New Management Option  for Asthma
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2006
Visiting Faculty
Endobronchial Ultrasound in Live Human Cases
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2006 
Visiting Faculty
Rigid Bronchoscopy in Live Human Cases
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2006  
Pleural Catheter Insertion; Hands-On Teaching
American Association of Bronchology
Post Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT

10/2006
Pleuroscopy; Hands-On Teaching
American Association of Bronchology
Post-Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT

9/2006
Instructor
Rigid Bronchoscopy: Technique and Instruments
Richard Wolfe Sales Force and Management Training
Chicago, IL

4/2006
Visiting Faculty
Endobronchial Ultrasound Basics
Hands-On Teaching for Chest Physicians and Surgeons
Frankford Hospital
Baltimore, MD

4/2006
Visiting Faculty
Endobronchial Ultrasound
Hands-On Teaching with Animal Models for
Chest Physicians and Surgeons
Frankford Hospital
Baltimore, MD

11/2005
Visiting Faculty
First-Ever Placement of an Indwelling Pleural Catheter (Pleurx)
St. Mariana University
Kawasaki, Japan

11/2005
Visiting Faculty
Emerging Paradigms in Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
St. Mariana University  
Kawasaki, Japan

10/2005 
Faculty Instructor
Medical Thoracoscopy
13th Annual Association of Bronchology
Post-Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Montreal, Canada

10/2005
Faculty Instructor
Malignant Pleural Effusion: Diagnosis and Management Options
13th Annual Association of Bronchology
Post-Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Montreal, Canada

10/2005  
Visiting Faculty
Endobronchial Ultrasound in Interventional Pulmonology
Hands-On Teaching for International Faculty
St. Marguerite Hospital, University of Timone
Marseille, France

10/2005
Visiting Faculty
Rigid Bronchoscopy and Dumon Stent Placement
Live Case Presentation for Visiting/International Faculty
St. Marguerite Hospital, University of Timone
Marseille, France

6/2004 
Visiting Faculty Demonstration
Insertion of Small Bore Tunneled Pleural Catheter (Pleurx)
Landeskrankenhaus – Universitatskliniken
Innsbruck, Austria

4/2004 
Visiting Faculty Demonstration
Insertion of Small Bore Tunneled Pleural Catheter (Pleurx)
Centre Hospitalier d’Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence, France

11/2003  
Instructor, Hands-On Teaching
Endobronchial Ultrasound
American Association of Bronchology
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Orlando, FL

08/2002
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology, Hands-On session
for the Bronchoscopy Nursing and Technical Staff
Annual Endoscopy Retreat  
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 

A. Lectures At Medical Schools, Grand Rounds And National Medical Conferences

6/2012 
Mind to Market
Surgical Grand Rounds, ENT Surgery
University of Colorado Denver
Aurora, CO

2/2012 
Endobronchial Ultrasound For The Diagnosis
and Staging Of Lung Cancer
Jinnah Post Graduate Center
Sindh Medical College
Karachi, Pakistan

2/2012 
Introduction To Interventional Pulmonology
Medical Grand Rounds
Agha Khan University Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan

12/2011
Interventional Pulmonology “Beyond Nodes and Nodules”
Medical Grand Rounds
University of South Carolina
Columbia, SC

10/2011
Novel Endobronchial Ablative Therapies for Lung Cancer
Post-Graduate Course: American Association of Bronchology And
Interventional Pulmonology
American College Of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting
Honolulu, HI

8/2011
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology
Medical Grand Rounds
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

6/2011
Pleural Effusion
Medical Residents Journal Club
Facilitator / Expert
University of Colorado
Denver, CO

6/2011 
Introduction to Interventional Pulmonology
Medical Grand Rounds
Army Medical College
Rawal-Pindi, Pakistan

6/2011 
Meet the Professor: Career Goals and Research Opportunities
in Medicine
Army Medical College,
Rawal-Pindi, Pakistan

11/2009 
Airway Thermoplasty AIR-2 Trial Updates
Interventional Bronchoscopy Course
Marseille, France

11/2009
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction-Clinical Trials Update
Interventional Bronchoscopy Course
Marseille, France

11/2009
Moderator: Rigid Bronchoscopy Live Sessions (6)
Interventional Bronchoscopy Course
Marseille, France

05/2009 
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Pulmonary Grand Rounds
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

05/2009
Emerging Paradigms in The Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

05/2009
Emerging Paradigms in The Management of Malignant Pleural
Effusions
Penn State University Medical Center
Hershey, PA

03/2009
Tracheobronchomalacia and Hyperdynamic Airway Collapse
Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery Research In Progress
University of Colorado and National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

03/2009
Endobronchial Ultrasound for Diagnosing and
Staging of Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Ground Rounds
Einstein University Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

03/2009
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Medical Grand Rounds
Rose Medical Center
Denver, CO

01/2009  
Pulmonary Oncology
Medical Grand Rounds
Agha Khan Medical University
Karachi, Pakistan

01/2009
CT Surgery/Interventional Radiology
Medical Grand Rounds
Agha Khan Medical University
Karachi, Pakistan

12/2008  
Indwelling Long-Term Pleural Catheters for the Treatment of    
Malignant Pleural Effusion
First Interventional Pulmonology
Course for Chest Physicians
Duke University, School of Medicine
Durham, NC

11/2008 
Airway Thermoplasty for the Treatment of Asthma.
Interventional Pulmonology Course
St. Marguerite Hospital
Marseille, France

10/2008 
Benign vs. Malignant Airway Diseases:  Selecting the Best Bronchoscopic Treatment Modality
American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology – Post-Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Philadelphia, PA

10/2008  
Thorascopy/Pleurx
American Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology – Post-Graduate Course
American College of Physicians Annual Meeting
Philadelphia, PA

9/2008
Malignant Pleural Effusions:  Diagnosis and Therapeutic Options
Medical Grand Rounds
Saint Carlos Hospital  
Madrid, Spain

8/2008 
Interventional Pulmonology Diagnostics, Therapeutics/Research
Medical Grand Rounds
Saint Mary’s Medical Center
Grand Junction, CO

8/2008 
Interventional Pulmonology for Benign and Malignant Lung Diseases
Medical Grand Rounds
St. Luke’s Medical Center
Denver, CO

5/2008 
Interventional Pulmonology Diagnostics and Therapeutics
Interventional Pulmonology Seminar
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

5/2008
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Interventional Pulmonology Seminar
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

5/2008 
Interventional Pulmonology – Something for Every    
Pulmonologist
Argon Plasma, Cryotherapy and Electrocautery 
American Thoracic Society, Post Graduate Course
San Diego, CA

2/2008
Interventional Pulmonology and Lung Cancer
Lincoln Pulmonary Associates
Lincoln, NB

2/2008 
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
Rose Medical Center – Nursing and Peri-Op Training Course
Denver, CO

1/2008
Clinical Research in Interventional Pulmonology
Respiratory Research in Progress (RIP)
University of Colorado and National Jewish Health
Denver, CO


1/2008  
Interventional Pulmonology Procedures Under Conscious Sedation   National Jewish Health Nurses and Technicians Training Course
Denver, CO

1/2008 
Interventional Pulmonology (Now Available in Denver, CO)
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado
Denver, CO

10/2007
Malignant Pleural Effusion: Management Options
Medical Grand Rounds
Englewood Hospital
Englewood, NJ

08/2007
Pleural Effusion: Differential Diagnosis
Summer Lecture Series
Pulmonary and Critical Care
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

07/2007 
Malignant Pleural Effusion, Diagnosis and Therapeutic Options
Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center
Lahore, Pakistan

05/2007
Bronchial Thermoplasty:  A Novel Therapy for Asthma
Fellows Conference
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

04/2007 
Bronchoscopic Interventions in Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Lecture Series
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

04/2007  
Interventional Pulmonology Diagnostics, Therapeutics
and Clinical Research
Pulmonary Grand Rounds
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC

03/2007
Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Lecture Series
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 

02/2007
Endobronchial Treatment of Emphysema
Using Intra-Bronchial Valves
Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds
Chiba University School of Medicine
Chiba, Japan

02/2007  
Emerging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Modalities In Pulmonary
Medicine
Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds
St. Mariana University Hospital
Kawasaki, Japan

02/2007  
Paradigm Shift in the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Pulmonary and Thoracic Surgery Grand Rounds
St. Mariana University Hospital
Kawasaki, Japan

12/2006  
Interventional Pulmonology Therapeutics and
Clinical Research at the University of Pennsylvania
University of Colorado and National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

11/2006
Paradigm Shift in the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Grand Rounds, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Einstein Hospital
Bronx, NY

11/2006
Emerging Modalities in the Management of Pleural Effusion
Grand Rounds, Emergency Department
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

09/2006
Airway Thermoplasty:  A New Management Option for Asthma
Lehigh Valley Hospital Respiratory Retreat
Allentown, PA

09/2006 
Emerging Paradigms in the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Pulmonary Didactic Lecture
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

05/2006
Interventional Bronchoscopy in Lung Cancer
Lung Cancer Retreat 2006
Abramson Cancer Research Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

04/2006 
Airway Thermoplasty; A Novel Experimental Approach to
Asthma Management
Hahnemann University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

04/2006 
Malignant Pleural Effusion; New Modalities in Management
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

02/2006
New Approaches in the Management of Malignant
Pleural Effusion
Cancer Grand Rounds
Rhode Island Hospital, A Brown University Partner
Providence, RI

02/2006
Diagnoses and Treatment of Malignant Effusion
Medical Grand Rounds
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Queens, NY

12/2005 
Management of Pleural Effusions
Pulmonary Lecture Series
Holy Redeemer Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

11/2005 
Therapeutic Bronchoscopy
Lung Cancer Lecture Series
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

11/2005  
Emerging Paradigms in Management of Malignant
Pleural Effusion
St. Mariana University
Kawasaki, Japan

09/2005 
Diagnosis and Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Summer Lecture Series
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

09/2005
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions: Emerging Paradigms
Grand Rounds
Long Island Jewish Hospital
Huntington, NY

09/2005
Malignant Pleural Effusion Management:  Minimally Invasive
and Outpatient Approaches
Pulmonary Conference
New York Hospital, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

08/2005 
Novel Approaches to Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Tumor Board Lecture Series
New York Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, NY

07/2005
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Oncology/Pulmonary Grand Rounds
Bayonne Medical Center
Bayonne, NJ

04/2005  
Therapeutic Interventions in Airways and Pleural Diseases
Lung Cancer Conference
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

07/2004 
Anesthesia for Rigid and Flexible Bronchoscopy
Anesthesia Conference
Presbyterian Hospital Center, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

06/2004
Introduction to Bronchoscopic and Pleural Procedures
Multidisciplinary OR and Endoscopy Conference
Presbyterian Hospital Center, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

06/2004 
Malignant Pleural Effusion Pleuroscopy, Chest Tube or Pleurx
Landeskrankenhaus – Universitatskliniken
Innsbruck, Austria

04/2004
Options for the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion
Centre Hospitalier d’Aix-en-Provence
Aix-en-Provence, France

04/2004
Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Small
Bore Tunneled Catheter
Diagnostic and Therapeutic Thoracoscopy Course
Hôpital de La Timone
Faculté de Médecine School of Medicine
Marseille, France

11/2003
Interventional Pulmonology: Potential in the Developing World
University of West Indies
Kingston, Jamaica

04/2003 
Therapeutic Options in the Management of Benign and Malignant
Trachea-Bronchial Obstruction and Management of Malignant  
Pleural Effusion with an Indwelling Pleural Catheter
Hiroshima University
Hiroshima City, Japan

03/2003
Interventional Modalities for Endobronchial Obstruction and
Malignant Pleural Effusion
Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, PA

03/2003
Management of Endobronchial Obstruction
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

07/2002 
In-Service Training
Pleurodesis with the Pleurx Catheter as an Outpatient Procedure
Endoscopy Nursing and Technical Staff Training
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 

C. Medical Student Preceptor

2012
Co-mentor for Dr. Jennifer Honda, CCTSI Mentored Pilot Program
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus

2004-2007 
Instructor, MD 3002 – Doctoring course for Medical Student

2003-2007
Role Modeling - Junior Medical Students

2003-2007
ICU and Consult Teaching Rounds
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 
Philadelphia, PA

2001-2007
Clinical Mentor, Pulmonary Outpatient Office 
University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

2001-2007
Attending, Advance Lung Disease and Consult Teaching Rounds
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

9/2002 
Instructor, Pathophysiology Course
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

D.  Postdoctoral Fellows 

National Jewish Health and University of Colorado, Denver, CO

Joseph Seaman MD, MBA, 7/2011-6/2012
Current Position: Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program
Sarasota Hospital, Sarasota, FL

David Hsia, MD, 7/2010- 6/2011
Current Position: Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of California, Los Angeles
Harbor Campus, Los Angeles, CA

Kurt W. Jensen, MD, 7/2009-6/2010
Current Position: Director of Interventional Pulmonology
Tacoma Pulmonary Associates, Tacoma, WA

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Steven Leh, MD, 1/2007-12/2007
Current Position: Director Interventional Pulmonology
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI

Colin Gillespie, MD, 1/2006-12/2006
Current Position: Interventional Pulmonology Service,
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Andrew Hass, MD, PhD, 1/2005-12/2005
Current Position: Director of Interventional Pulmonology
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Michael Machuzak, MD, 1/2004-12/2005
Current Position: Associate Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Mark Lund, MD, 2003
Current Position: Director Interventional Pulmonology
Cancer Centers of America, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Robert Kruklitis, MD, PhD, 2003
Current Position: Director, Interventional Pulmonology
Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA

E.  Visiting International and U.S. Pulmonary Fellows Program: 

2008-Present  
National Jewish Health
Local Fellows From Colorado And Surrounding Areas:
Timothy Bedient, MD 
University of Colorado, Denver
11/2011 – 6/2012

Visiting International Pulmonology Fellows Program:

Amit Dhamaga MD All India Medical Institute, New Delhi, India
Sudhir Nair MDMumbai, India
Katharine Kepsioti, MD London, England
Ali Zubari, MD   Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Hamza Jawad, MD.  Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan  
Matias Florenzano, MD Clinico Los Condos, Santiago, Chile
Uzair Khan Ghori, MDArmy Medical College, Islamabad, Pakistan
Girish Sindhwani, MDHimalayan Institute of Medical Sciences Dehradun, India
Nabeel Siddiqui, MD Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Viridiana Salinas, MD San Juan University Hospital, Puerto Rico
Summera Ijaz, MD Al-Shifa Hospital, Islamabad, Pakistan
Anthony Padua, MD Puerto Rico, Private Pulmonologist Moaz Choudhary, MD Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Muhammad Sajawal Ali, MDAga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Hamid Ullah, MD Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Muhammad Owais Malik, MD Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan
Rafid Al Daly, MD  University of Al-Mustansiriya School of Medicine, Bagdad, Iraq
Saeed, Ali, MD Aga Khan Medical University, Karachi, Pakistan

Visiting Fellows from National Programs:
Nurian Mirza, MD Brown University, Rhode Island
Oliver Romero, MD University of California, Fresno
Oleg Kouskov, MD.  University of Oregon, Portland
Alaa Al Gandi, MDPrivate Practice, Florida  

2002-2007
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Visiting International Pulmonology Fellows from Europe, Asia and Africa
Visiting Fellows from National Programs (1-3 months, Mini-Fellowship)

XI. Research Grants, Contracts, and Special Grants
A. Current Research Grant Support
 
Pending:

Co-Investigator
The Identification and Validation of Breath Biomarkers of Early Lung Cancer with a Colorimetric Sensor Array
Industry Grant
Proposed Award Period: 2011- 2013

Current:

Co-Investigator
Resistance of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria to the Cthelicidin Antibacterial Peptide
Award Period: 3/2012-3/2014 

Principal Investigator
Validation of a Multi-Gene Test for Lung Cancer Risk (LCRT)
Supported in part by Colorado CTSA grant 1 UL1 RR025780 from NCRR/NIH
Award Period:  8/2011-8/2013
Award Amount: $ 70,297 Industry
$ 20,000 NCRR/NIH

Principal Investigator
Airway Epithelium Gene Expression in the Diagnosis of Lung Cancer
Industry Grant
Award period: 2011-2013

Principal Investigator 

Predictors of Bronchial Thermoplasty
Investigator-initiated, multi-center, prospective, controlled, non- randomized trial

Supported in part by Colorado CTSA grant 1 UL1 RR025780 from NCRR/NIH

Award Period: 2010-2012

Global Co-PI and Principal Investigator

Impact of Aggressive versus Standard Drainage Regimen Using a Long Term Indwelling Pleural Catheter on the Incidence of Auto-Pleurodesis in Patients with Malignant Pleural Effusions (The ASAP Study).  A multicenter, prospective, randopmized trial.

Industry Grant
Award Period:  1/2013 – 12/2013
Award Amount:  $36,941

Co-Investigator
Use of Siemens Biograph PET-CT to Characterize Lung Nodules
Industry Grant
Award Period:  March 2010-2013

Previous:
Co-Investigator
IBV trial: A multinational, randomized, double blind, sham control trial for the treatment
of heterogeneous emphysema
Industry Grant
Award Period: 5/2009 – 5/2011
Award Amount: $224,663

Principal Investigator
A Randomized, Double Blind, Sham Control, Multicenter, International, Device Study for
Moderate to Severe Asthma Patients.  “Airway Thermoplasty”
Industry Grant
Award Period:  11/2005 – 11/2011

Principal Investigator
EASE Trial:  Airway Bypass Procedure for Emphysema: A multinational, double blind
sham controlled trial for the treatment of homogeneous emphysema
Industry Grant
Award Period:  2008 – 2011
Award Amount:  $280,017

Principal Investigator
VRI-Vibration Resonance Imaging of Lungs: A Novel Technique for Real Time Imaging
Industry Grant
Award Period: 2008-2010
Award Amount:$5,642

Sub-Investigator
Collection of Lung Tissue from Subjects with and without COPD During Bronchoscopy:
A Study to Validate Key Therapeutic Targets and Characterize their Response to Corticosteroid
Multiple Asthma Phenotypes
Industry Grant
Award Period:  2004-2008

Co-Investigator
The First Human Trial of Confocal Bronchoscopy
Award Period:  2007-2008

Sub-Investigator
Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Inhaled Insulin in Humans
Award Period:  2006-2008
Sub-Investigator
An Enabling Study to Establish Methodologies for the Detection of Biomarkers
to Measure the Pharmacological and Anti-inflammatory effects of inhaled p38 MAP
Kinase Inhibitors in Healthy Subjects and COPD Patients.
Award Period:  2004 – 2008

Co-Investigator
A Study to Identify a Transcriptomic Profile Indicative of Cyclic AMP Pathway
 Activation in the Lung
Award Period:  2004-2007

Sub-Investigator
A Multicenter Cohort Study to Evaluate Radiological, Physiological and
Biochemical Biomarkers in Patients with COPD and Age and Gender Matched Controls
Award Period:  2004 - 2007
Co-Investigator
Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction
Award Period:  5/2004 – 6/2007

Principal Investigator
Evaluation of Airway Remodeling with Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)
Award Period:  6/2004 – 6/2006

Co-Investigator
A Phase III Trial, Comparing Pleurx Catheter and Chest Tube for the Management
of Malignant Pleural Effusions
Award Period:  1/2004 – 1/2006

Research Fellow
Mechanisms of Programmed Cell Death in Eosinophils
Award Period:  1993-2003
Award Budget:  $97,034
Total Award Budget:  $970,340

Research Fellow
An Open-Label, 12-week Study to Evaluate the Effects of a Corticosteroid Sparing Dose Salmeterol/Fluticasone Propionate Combination Product 50/100 mcg BID Vial
the Diskus Inhaler on Airway Inflammation, Airway Remodeling,
  and Bronchial Hyper-responsiveness in Adults with Persistent Asthma
Award Period:  1999-2001
Award Budget:  $150,000

Research Fellow
Recovery from Lung Injury
Award Period:  1996-2001
Award Budget: $179,165
Total Award Budget:  $895,825

XII. Bibliography

Papers published in refereed journals 

Hsia D, Musani, A. Interventional pulmonology procedures for the diagnosis and therapeutic management of lung cancer.  Minerva Pneumol.  2012 June;51(2):27-43.

.Jensen K, Hsia D, Feller-Kopman D, Lamb C, Seijo L, Berkowitz D, and Musani AI.  Multi-center experience with electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy for the diagnosis of pulmonary nodules. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol. 2012 July;19(3):195-199.

Hsia D, Musani, AI. Management of malignant pleural effusion. Curr Respir Care Rep. 2012 June;1(2):73-81.

Lee P, Colt H, Musani AI. Medical pleuroscopy. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. 2012 January-March;18(1):82-88.

Seaman, JC, Musani, AI.  Tracheobronchomalacia and hyperdynamic airway collapse. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. 2012 January-March;18(1):65-70.

Seaman JC, Ansari JK, Musani AI. Endobronchial ablative therapies. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. 2012 January-March;18(1):107-116.

Hsia, D, Khan, A, Musani, AI. Minimally invasive diagnosis and staging of lung cancer: endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial needle aspiration. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. 2012 January-March;18(1):28-37.

Bedient TJ, Musani AI. Malignant pleural effusions. Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. 2012 January-March;18(1):13-22

Metzdorff MT, Seaman JC, Opperman DA, Goates JJ, Musani AI. Tracheal paraganglioma: an unusual neoplasm of the upper airway. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5):1717-1719

Zemans RL, Stream AR, Musani AI, Dhaliwal G. A 46-year-old man with seizures, brain lesions, and pulmonary infiltrates. Chest. 2012 Jan;141(1):265-269.

Musani AI, Jensen K, Ross K, Weyant M, Mitchell J, Hsia D.  Novel use of a PEG-tube fastener for securing silicone tracheal stents in patients with proximal benign trachealstenosis. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol. 2012 April;19(2):121-125.

Musani AI. Editorial:  Size doesn’t matter! J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol. 2011 Oct; 18(4):299-300.

Hsia D, Musani AI. Interventional pulmonology. Med Clin North Am. 2011 Nov;95(6):1095-1114.

Hsia D, Jensen K, Curran-Everett D, Musani A.I. Diagnosis of lung nodules with peripheral/radial endobronchial ultrasound guided transbronchial biopsy. J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol.  2012 Jan;19(1):5-11.

Musani AI. Preface. Med Clin North Am. 2011 Nov;95(6):xiii. Gillespie CT, Sterman DH, Cerfolio RJ, Nader D, Mulligan MS, Mularski RA, Musani, AI, et al. Endobronchial valve treatment for prolonged air leaks of the lung: a case series. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jan;91(1):270-273. Jensen KW, Figenser JH, Musani, AI.  Tools of the Trade:  A novel bronchoscope with a built-in miniature video screen, camera and light source.  J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol. 2010 April;17(2):276-279. Castro M, Musani AI, Mayse ML, Shargill NS. Bronchial thermoplasty: a novel technique in the treatment of severe asthma. Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2010 Apr;4(2):101-116. Musani AI, Sims M, Sareli C, Russell W, McLaren WJ, Delaney PM, Litzky LA, Panettieri Jr, RA.  A pilot study of the feasibility of confocal endomicroscopy for examination of the human airway.  J Bronchol Intervent Pulmonol. 2010 April;17(2):126-130.   Sterman DH, Mehta AC, Wood DE, Musani AI, Mathur PN, McKenna RJ, Jr., Ost DE, et al.

A multicenter pilot study of a bronchial valve for the treatment of severe emphysema. Respiration. 2010;79(3):222-233.

Lee HJ, Haas AR, Musani AI, Puchalski JT.  The role of endobronchial ultrasound in the diagnosis and staging of gastrointestinal malignancies.  Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2009;11(3):140-145.

Musani AI. Treatment options for malignant pleural effusion. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2009 Jul;15(4):380-387.

Tor M, Musani AI, Leh S, Gillespie C, Kotloff R, Sterman, D.  Short-term placement of multiple self-expandable metallic stents for the treatment of bilateral bronchial dehiscences complicating lung transplantation. Journal of Bronchology. 2009;16(1):63-65.

Huang Z, Xu H, Meyers AD, Musani AI, Wang L, Tagg R, et al. Photodynamic therapy for treatment of solid tumors--potential and technical challenges. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2008 Aug;7(4):309-320.

Sims MW, Tal-Singer RM, Kierstein S, Musani AI, Beers MF, Panettieri RA, et al. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and inhaled steroids alter surfactant protein D (SP-D) levels: a cross-sectional study. Respir Res. 2008;9:13.

Khaleeq G, Musani AI. Emerging paradigms in the management of malignant pleural effusions.

 Respir Med. 2008 Jul;102(7):939-948.

Musani A. A dying art?: The doctor's letter of condolence. [Comment Letter]. Chest. 2007 Nov;132(5):1718-1719.


Haas AR, Sterman DH, Musani AI. Malignant pleural effusions: management options with consideration of coding, billing, and a decision approach. Chest. 2007 Sep;132(3):1036-1041.

Mayse ML, Laviolette M, Rubin AS, Lampron N, Simoff M, Duhamel D, Musani AI, Yung RC, Mehta AC. Clinical Pearls for bronchial thermoplasty. Journal of Bronchology. 2007;4(2):115-123.

Krimsky W, Sarkar S, Kurimoto N, Musani AI.  Endobronchial ultrasound, A review paper. Journal of Bronchology.2007;14(1):63-69.

Madu CN, Machuzak MS, Sterman DH, Musani A, Ahya V, McDonough J, et al. High-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy for the treatment of benign obstructive endobronchial granulation tissue. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Dec 1;66(5):1450-1456.

Krimsky W, Sharief U, Sterman DH, Machuszak M, Musani AI.  Topical mitomycin C in an effective adjunct therapy for the treatment of severe, recurrent tracheal stenosis in adults. Journal of Bronchology. 2006;13(3):141-143.

Seymour CW, Krimsky WS, Sager J, Kruklitis RJ, Lund ME, Musani AI, et al. Transbronchial needle injection: a systematic review of a new diagnostic and therapeutic paradigm. Respiration. 2006;73(1):78-89.

Duwe BV, Sterman DH, Musani AI. Tumors of the mediastinum. Chest. 2005 Oct;128(4):2893-2909.

Dutau H, Musani AI.  Treatment of severe tracheobronchopathia osteocrhondroplastica:  Case Report and Literature Review. Journal of Bronchology. 2004;11(3):182-185.

Musani AI, Haas AR, Seijo L, Wilby M, Sterman DH. Outpatient management of malignant pleural effusions with small-bore, tunneled pleural catheters. Respiration. 2004 Nov-Dec;71(6):559-566.

Batra V, Musani AI, Hastie AT, Khurana S, Carpenter KA, Zangrilli JG, et al. Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid concentrations of transforming growth factor (TGF)-beta1, TGF-beta2, interleukin (IL)-4 and IL-13 after segmental allergen challenge and their effects on alpha-smooth muscle actin and collagen III synthesis by primary human lung fibroblasts. Clin Exp Allergy. 2004 Mar;34(3):437-444.

Sterman DH, Kruklitis R, Lund M, Musani AI. Pleurodesis for the therapy of malignant pleural effusions.  Should it be an inpatient procedure? Journal of Bronchology. 2003;10(3):218-222.

Batra V, Khurana S, Musani AI, Hastie AT, Carpenter KA, Zangrilli JG, et al. Concentration of cytokines and growth factors in BAL fluid after allergen challenge in asthmatics and their effect on alpha-smooth muscle actin and collagen III synthesis by human lung fibroblasts. Chest. 2003 Mar;123(3 Suppl):398S-399S.

Hastie AT, Kraft WK, Nyce KB, Zangrilli JG, Musani AI, Fish JE, et al. Asthmatic epithelial cell proliferation and stimulation of collagen production: human asthmatic epithelial cells stimulate collagen type III production by human lung myofibroblasts after segmental allergen challenge. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Jan 15;165(2):266-272.

Robertson NM, Zangrilli JG, Steplewski A, Hastie A, Lindemeyer RG, Planeta MA, Musani AI, et al. Differential expression of TRAIL and TRAIL receptors in allergic asthmatics following segmental antigen challenge: evidence for a role of TRAIL in eosinophil survival. J Immunol. 2002 Nov 15;169(10):5986-5996.

Colavita AM, Hastie AT, Musani AI, Pascual RM, Reinach AJ, Lustine HT, et al. Kinetics of IL-10 production after segmental antigen challenge of atopic asthmatic subjects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2000 Nov;106(5):880-886.

Papers submitted for publication or in press

Choo EM, Seaman J, Musani AI.  Tracheomalacia/tracheobronchomalacia and hyperdynamic airway collapse.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. In Press. Spring 2013. 

Papers published in non-refereed journals

Musani AI. Simultaneous isolation of total RNA, DNA, and protein using samples obtained by EBUS-TBNA. Lung Cancer Frontiers, National Jewish Health, Denver CO. Summer 2012;49:6-9.

Musani AI. Dangers of Aspiration, Bottom Line Health III, New York, NY.

Feb, 2011.

Musani AI, Langmack EL. Management options for malignant pleural effusions. Lung Cancer Frontiers, National Jewish Health, Denver CO. Summer 2010;41:1-6.

Musani AI. Interventional bronchoscopy in lung cancer diagnosis and staging. Lung Cancer Frontiers, National Jewish Health, Denver CO. Fall 2008;35:1-4.

Musani AI. Interventional bronchoscopy in lung cancer diagnosis and staging. Lung Cancer Frontiers, National Jewish Health, Denver CO. Summer 2008;34:4-6.

Case Reports

Perch M, Hogarth DK, Springmeyer SC, Riise GC, Musani AI, Gonzalez X, Iversen, M. Endoscopic Treatment Of Native Lung Hyperinflation With One-Way Valve in Single Lung Transplantation Patient: A Multinational Experience.  Accepted for poster presentation at ISHLT, 2012.

Figenser, JK, Ross K, Musani AI.  A Novel Bronchoscope with a Built-in Miniature Video Screen, Camera and Light Source.ATS 2010. New Orleans, LA.

Jensen K, Ross K, Weyant, M, Mitchell J,  Musani AI.  Novel use of a PEG-Tube Fastener for Securing Silicone Tracheal Stents in Patients with Proximal Benign Tracheal Stenosis. ATS 2010. New Orleans, LA

Jensen K, Figenser J, Ross K, Musani AI. A Novel Bronchoscope with a Built-in Miniature Video Screen, Camera and Light Source. 1st Gulf Thoracic Conference 2010. UAE.

Tor M, Leh S, Gillespie C, Musani AI, Kotloff R, Sterman DH. Short-Term Placement of Multiple Self Expandable Metallic Stents for the Treatment of Bronchial Dehiscence Complicating Lung Transplantation. World Congress of Bronchology 2008. Tokyo, Japan.  Poster Presentation.

Reid MT, Musani AI, Sterman DH. Use of New Self Expandable Metallic Stent (Silmet) for the Treatment of TE Fistula in Jamaica. World Congress of Bronchology 2008. Tokyo, Japan. Oral Poster Presentation.

Seymour C, Litsky L, Sterman DH, Musani AI. Curative Resection of Endobronchial Fibroma with Electrocautery and Flexible Bronchoscopy Under Conscious Sedation. 13th Congress, World Association of Bronchology 2004. Barcelona, Spain. Oral Presentation.

Sager J, Musani AI, Sterman DH. Management of Endobronchial Sarcoid with Intralesional Steroid Injections. 12th Congress,World Association of Bronchology 2002. Boston, MA.

Agrawal A, Batra V, Musani AI, Nghiem LM, Farber JL. Interstitial Pneumonitis in Patients with Cryoglobulinemia Associated with Hepatitis C. CHEST 2001. Philadelphia, PA.

Musani AI, Pascual RM, Farber JL. Pulmonary Vaso-Occlusivve Disease Associated with Autologous Bone Marrow Transplantation and High Dose Melphalan. CHEST 2001. Philadelphia, PA.

Chapters

Wahidi MM, Sandhu N, Shofer SL, Musani AI. Flexible Bronchoscopy Training. In Flexible Bronchoscopy, 3rd Edition. Wang K, Mehta AC, Turner JF, Eds. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, United Kingdom, 2012.

Hsia, D and Musani AI.  Non-Malignant Disorders of the Mediastinum. In Clinical Decision Support [Electronic textbook]. Kotloff R, Grippi M, Eds. Web Release, 2011.

Musani AI. Bronchial Thermoplasty  - New Treatment for an Old Disease.  In Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy, 1st Edition. Shankar PS, Ed.  Academy of Respiratory Medicine. Mumbai, India, 2010

Khaleeq G, Ali HA, Musani AI. Clinical Features of Thymus Pathology.  In Thymus Gland Pathology: Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Features. Lavini C, Moran CA, Morandi U, Schoenhuber R, Eds. Springer, Italy, pp 69-87, 2008.

Musani AI. Bronchoscopy. Oxford Handbook of  Pulmonary Medicine, 1st Edition. Eds. Brown K and Lee-Chiong T, Chapman S, Robinson G, Stradling J, West S. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp 763-764, 2009.

Lee P, Musani AI.  Medical Thoracoscopy.  Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine, 7th Edition. Eds. Chapman S, Robinson G, Stradling J, West, Sophie. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp 695-696, 2009

Lund ME, Musani AI.  Pleurodesis. Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine, 7th Edition.  Eds.  Chapman S, Robinson G, Stradling J, West, Sophie. Oxford University Press, Oxford, England, pp 691-692, 2009.

Khaleeq G, Musani AI.  Chest Drains. Oxford Handbook of Respiratory Medicine, 7th Edition.  Eds. Chapman S, Robinson G, Stradling J, West, Sophie. Oxford University Press. Oxford, England, pp 685-689, 2009.

 Machuzak MS, Musani AI, Sterman DH.  Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions. In Advances in Interventional Pulmonology.  Simoff M, Sterman D, Ernst A, Eds. Blackwell Publishing, United Kingdom, 2006.

Musani AI, Sterman DH. Tumors of the Mediastinum, Pleura, Chest Wall and Diaphragm. Baum’s Textbook of Pulmonary Diseases, 7th Edition. Crapo JD, Glassroth J, Karlinsky J, King Jr., TE, Eds. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2004.

Musani AI.  Lung Cancer.  In Women’s Health and Wellness, An Illustrated Guide. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, 2002.

Musani AI, Pascual RM, Peters SP.  Asthma. In The Manual of Allergy and Immunology, 4th Edition.  Ed. Adelman DC, Corren J, Casale TB, Eds.  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA. pp 93-137, 2002.

Abstracts and papers presented at meetings

Perch M. Hogarth DK, Springmeyer SC, Riise G.C, Musani AI, Gonzalez X, Iversen M.  Endoscopic treatment of Native Lung Hyperinflation with One-Qay Valves in Single Lung Transplant Patients: A Multinational Experience. Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation. 2012 Apr; (31) 4:2-3. ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions.

Hsia D, Jensen K, Curran-Everett D, Musani AI. Diagnosis of Lung Nodules with Peripheral/Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound Guided Transbronchial Biopsy. CHEST 2011. Oral presentation.

Jensen K, Weyant M, Mitchell J, Ross K., Musani AI. Novel use of a PEG-Tube Fastener for Securing Silicone Tracheal Stents in Patients with Proximal Benign Tracheal Stenosis.

1st European Congress of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. March 2011. Marseille, France. Oral presentation.

Jensen KW1, Hsia DW,  Seijo LM, Feller-Kopman DJ, Lamb C, Berkowitz D, Curran-Everett D1 and Musani AI. Multi-Center Experience with Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Nodules. 1st European Congress Of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology March 2011. Marseille, France. Oral presentation.

Jensen K., Weyant M., Mitchell J., Ross K., Musani AI.  Novel use of a PEG-Tube Fastener for Securing Silicone Tracheal Stents in Patients with Proximal Benign Tracheal Stenosis. 

 1st Gulf Thoracic Conference, 2010. UAE. Oral presentation.

Jensen KW, Seijo LM, Feller-Kopman DJ,  Musani AI. Multi-Center Experience with Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy for the Diagnosis of Pulmonary Nodules. CHEST 2010. Vancouver, Canada.

Khaleeq G, Machuzak M, Haas A, Sterman DH, Musani AI.  Retrospective Analysis of Our Experience with Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions with Small Bore Tunneled Pleural Catheters in Both In and Out Patient Settings. 1st Gulf Thoracic Conference, March 2010. Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Musani AI, Sims M, Serali C, McLaren W, Delaney P, Panettieri RA.  A Pilot Study to Determine the Feasibility of Confocal Endomicroscopy to Characterize Human Airway Histology in Subjects Undergoing Rigid Bronchoscopy. 1st Gulf Thoracic Conference. March 2010. Abu Dhabi, UAE. Oral poster presentation.

Jensen K, Weyant M, Mitchell J, Ross K, Musani AI.  Novel use of a PEG-Tube Fastener for Securing Silicone Tracheal Stents in Patients with Proximal Benign Tracheal Stenosis.  ATS 2010. New Orleans, LA.

Jensen K, Figenser J, Ross K., Musani AI.  A Novel Bronchoscope with a Built-in Miniature Video Screen, Camera and Light Source. ATS 2010. New Orleans, LA.

Becker HD, Slavik M, Miyazawa T, Musani AI, Gat M. Vibration Response Imaging (VRI) – A New Method for Planning and Outcome Assessment of Interventional Bronchoscopy for Treatment of Central Airway Stenosis. ATS 2009. San Diego, CA.

Javaid M, Butt S, Faruqi Z, Sherazi Z, Musani AI. CT Fluoroscopy Guidance for Transbronchial Needle Aspiration:  An Experience in Pakistan. CHEST 2008. Philadelphia, PA.

Tor M, Gillespie C, Kotloff R, Leh S, Musani AI, Sterman D. Short-Term Placement of Multiple Self-Expandable Metallic Stents for the Treatment of Bilateral Bronchial Dehiscences Complicating Lung Transplantation. CHEST 2008. Philadelphia, PA.

Meltem T, Musani, AI. Analysis of Endobronchial Ultrasonographic Features in Benign and Malignant Mediastinal Lymph Nodes. CHEST 2008. Philadelphia, PA. Poster  Presentation. Best Poster Award.

Malik S, Musani AI, Javeed M. CT Guided TBNA:  Pakistani Experience. CHEST 2009. Philadelphia, PA. Poster Presentation.

Becker HD, Dutau H, Musani AI, Wahidi M, Gat M, Miyazawa T.  Evaluation of Obstruction Location with Interventional Bronchoscopy and Outcomes with Vibration Response Imaging. ATS 2008. Toronto, Canada.

Reid MT, Musani AI, Sterman DH. Interventional Pulmonology in Developing Countries:  Jamaica. World Congress of Bronchology, 2008. Tokyo, Japan. Oral Poster Presentation.

Becker HD, Slavik M, Dutau2 H, Musani AI, Wahidi M, Gat M, Miyazawa T. Vibration Response Imaging (VRI) – A New Method for Evaluation of Interventional Bronchoscopy. World Congress of Bronchology, 2008.  Tokyo, Japan. Oral Poster Presentation.

Musani AI, Sims M, Serali C, McLaren W, Delaney P, Panettieri RA. A Pilot Study to Determine the Feasibility of Confocal Endomicroscopy to Characterize Human Airway Histology in Subjects Undergoing Rigid Bronchoscopy. World Congress of Bronchology, 2008. Tokyo, Japan. Oral poster presentation.

Becker HD, Slavik M, Dutau H, Musani AI, Wahidi M, Gat M, Miyazawa T.  Evaluation of Obstruction Location and Interventional Bronchoscopy Outcome with Vibration Response Imaging (VRI). ATS 2007. Toronto, Canada. Oral Presentation

Dutau H, Musani AI. Custom-Made Stenting of the Airways. World Congress of Bronchology, 2006. Buenos Ares, Argentina.

Haas AR, Machuzak MS, Ahya VN, Hadgiliadis D, Musani AI, Sterman DH. Treatment of Donor-Derived Endobronchial Melanoma with HDR Brachytherapy in a Lung Transplant Patient. ATS 2006. San Diego, CA.

Khaleeq G, Machuzak M, Haas A, Sterman DH, Musani AI. Retrospective Analysis of Our Experience with Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions with Small Bore Tunneled Pleural Catheters in Both In and Out Patient Settings. ATS 2006. San Diego, CA.

Khaleeq G, Machuzak M, Haas A, Sterman DH, Musani AI. Out Patient Management of Malignant Pleural Effusion with Small Bore Indwelling Pleural Catheters. Drexel University Medical Residents and Fellows Research Award Competition, 2005. Hahneman Hospital, 2005. Philadelphia, PA.

Machuzak M, Musani AI, Hass AH, Whitehead M, Sterman DH. Use of Bedside Tunneled Pleural Catheter for the Management of Malignant Pleural Effusions. 13th World Congress, World Association of Bronchology, 2004. Barcelona, Spain. Poster Presentation.

Reinach AJ, Hastie AT, Narula S, Zangrilli JG, Colavita AM, Musani AI, Pascual RM. 13th World Congress, World Association of Bronchology, 2004. Barcelona, Spain. Poster Presentation.

Hastie AT, Narula AMS, Zangrilli JG, Colavita AM, Musani AI, Pascual RM, Ammi AJ, Panettieri RA, Fish JE, Peters SP.  Increased RANTES Expression in Allergic Asthmatic Airway Interstituium and Smooth Muscle After Segmental Allergen Challenge. ATS 2000. Poster Presentation.

Zangrilli JG, Galati S, Robertson NM, Sambandam K, Hastie AT, Niazi S, Carpenter K, Musani AI, Pascual RM, Fish JE, Litwack G, Peters SP. Evidence for Soluble FAS Ligand Activity in BAL Fluid from Asthmatics Following Antigen Challenge. ATS 2001. Poster Presentation.

Musani AI, Hastie AT, Carpenter KA, Galati S, Pascual RM, Zangrilli JG, Fish JE, Peters SP. TGFß1 Release from Airway Epithelial Cells Ex Vivo After Segmental Allergen Challenge in Asthmatics and Normals, Modified by TNF∂, and Bronchoalveolar Lavage Cells. ATS 2001. Poster Presentation.

Books

1. Endobronchial Ultrasonography.  Kurimoto N, Fielding D, Musani AI, Eds.
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, United Kingdom, 2010.

Alternative Media

Musani AI
Novel Treatments for COPD and Asthma
Metro One TV
Karachi, Pakistan
2/26/2012

Musani AI
Interventional Pulmonology In Pakistan
ARY Cable TV
Pakistan
2/25/2012

Musani AI
What Is New In The Management Of Lung Cancer And Other Common Diseases Of the Lung
Health TV
Pakistan
2/24/2012

Musani AI
New Surgery to Treat Asthma (Bronchial Thermoplasty)
Wall Street Journal, Newspaper
New York, NY
November, 2010

Musani AI
Live interview: Foreign Bodies in the Lungs
Jay Thomas Radio Show – Sirius Satellite Radio
September, 2010

Musani AI
Pea in the Lung?  Try Jewelry, Bones, and Dentures Among Inhaled Items
USA Today, Newspaper
August, 2010

Musani AI
Novel treatment of Asthma with Bronchial Thermoplasty
Channel 7 News (TV)
Denver, CO
May, 2010

Musani AI
Lung Cancer Awareness Week
Live interview on lung cancer and smoking
Channel 9 News (TV)
Denver, CO
August, 2009

Musani AI
Clinical Trial for the Treatment of Asthma (EASE Trial)
Channel 7 News (TV)
Denver, CO
November, 2009

Musani AI
Interview: Airway Thermoplasty for Treatment of Asthma
National TV News, “Your Health”
Philadelphia
2007

Musani AI
Inteview: Clinical trail details on the Treatment of Asthma with Airway Thermoplasty
Channel 7 News (TV)
Philadelphia
2007

Musani AI
Management of Endobronchial Obstruction
Webcast – Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer:  Recent Advances and Future Directions
Prous Science, S.A., Barcelona, Spain
December, 2002