Focus of Work
Dr Perez's research interest is in neonatal pulmonary hypertension and glucocorticoid signaling. Specifically, Dr Perez's research focuses on the impact of hydrocortisone, a glucocorticoid commonly used in the NICU, on alveolar and pulmonary vascular development as well as effects of glucocorticoids on pulmonary vascular remodeling and nitric oxide signaling pathways.
Education and Certification
- MD: Rush Medical College (2004)
- Board Certification: Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Pediatrics
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