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Julian Lewis Allen, M.D.

Julian Lewis Allen, M.D.

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Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Pediatrics

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CHOP - Colkett Translational Research Bldg.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-3749
Fax: 215-590-3500
B.A. (Biology)
Columbia College, Columbia University New York, New York , 1974.
M.D. (Medicine)
College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia Univ., 1978.
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Description of Research Expertise

The research interests of Dr. Allen include lung function testing in children, adolescents and infants; developmental chest wall physiology; pulmonary complications of sickle cell disease; and complications of cystic fibrosis.

Description of Other Expertise

Division Chief, Pulmonary Medicine and Cystic Fibrosis Center,The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Responsible for supervision of all aspects of pediatric pulmonary inpatient, outpatient and satellite care, including Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Disorders and Technology Dependent Programs, Pulmonary Function Laboratory, Medical Directorship of Respiratory Therapy, and development of Asthma Center in conjunction with Allergy Section

Selected Publications

Allen JL.: Fifty years ago in the Journal of Pediatrics. Commentary on: Polgar G and Kong GP. J Pediatr 1965;67:557-567: The nasal resistance of newborn infants. J. Pediatrics 2015.

Izumi K, Nakato R, Zhang Z, Edmondson AC, Noon S, Dulik MC, Rajagopalan R, Venditti CP, Gripp K, Samanich J, Zackai EH, Deardorff MA, Clark D, Allen JL, Dorsett D, Misulovin Z, Komata M, Bando M, Kaur M, Katou Y, Shirahige K, Krantz ID.: Germline gain -of -function mutations in AFF4 cause a developmental syndrome functionally linking the super elongation complex and cohesion. Nature Genetics 2015.

Allen JL, McCauley L and Simoneau T.: Podcast discussion of Dr. McCauley’s and Simoneau’s articles in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society: McCauley et al: “Vitamin D deficiency is associated with pulmonary exacerbations in children with cystic fibrosis,” and Simoneau et al: “Vitamin D status in children with cystic fibrosis: Associations with inflammation and bacterial colonization.” 2/27/14. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2014.

Caboot J and Allen JL. : Hypoxemia in sickle cell disease: significance and management. In: “Controversies in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Sickle Cell Lung Disease. Paediatric Respiratory Reviews 15: 17-23, 2014.

Allen JL and Leigh MW.: Podcast discussion of Dr. Leigh’s article in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society: Standardizing nasal nitric oxide as a test for primary ciliary dyskinesia. 12/12/13. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 2013.

Ong BA Li J, McDonough JM, Wei Z, Kim C, Chiavacci R, Mentch F, Caboot JB, Spergel J, Allen JL, Sleiman PMA, Hakonarson H.: Gene Network Analysis in a Pediatric Cohort Identifies Novel Lung Function Genes. PLoS One [electronic resource] 8: e72899, 2013.

Allen JL and Eber E.: CHOP Seminar in Salzburg: Pediatric Pulmonology/Asthma CD-ROM The American Austrian Foundation, 2013 America Austrian Foundation. American Austrian Foundation, 2013.

Sawicki G and Allen J.: (Non-) Adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in patients with asthma: clues from health services research. Who’s kidding whom? Annals of the American Thoracic Society 10: 149-50, 2013.

Ong B, Jawad A, Arens R, Marcus C, Mason T, Smith-Whitley K, Jackson T, Ohene-Frempong K and Allen JL.: Respiratory muscle force and lung volume changes in a population of children with sickle cell disease. British Journal of Haematology 163:: 112-117, 2013.

Rosenfeld M, J Allen, B Arets, P Aurora, S Davis, GL Hall, S Raganathan, J Stocks, R Tepper, D Vilozni, et. al. : “An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report: Optimal Lung Functions Tests for Monitoring Cystic Fibrosis, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia and Recurrent Wheezing in Children < 6 Years of Age. Annals of the American Thoracic Society 10: S1-S11, 2013.

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Last updated: 09/09/2015
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