Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Emilia  Lecuona, PhD

Emilia Lecuona, PhD

Research Associate Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care)

Focus of Work


My interest is in the study of the biology of the alveolar epithelium as well as the mechanisms that regulate sodium transport in alveolar epithelial cells. I am also interested in studying the mechanisms by which some respiratory diseases are accompanied of muscle dysfunction and the possible role that microRNAs play in it.


Education and Certification

  • PhD: University of La Laguna, Pharmacy (1996)



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