Department of Otorhinolaryngology

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Noam A. Cohen, M.D., PhD

Associate Professor of Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery at the Veteran's Administration Medical Center
Director, Rhinology Research, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Chair of the Otorhinolaryngology Resident Research Committee, University of Pennsylvania Department of Otorhinolaryngology
Department: Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery

Contact information
UPHS, Department of ORL:HNS
3400 Spruce Street, 5 Ravdin
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
B.A. (Biology)
Johns Hopkins University , 1990.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
Johns Hopkins University , 1998.
M.D. (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University , 1998.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Surgery, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Phila, 1998-1999.
Resident in Otolaryngology , University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 1999-2003.
Fellowship, Sinus/Rhinology, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, 2003-2004.
American Board of Otolaryngology (Certified), 2004.
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Description of Research Expertise

Respiratory cilia function
respiratory mucosal biofilms
Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Description of Clinical Expertise

Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Paranasal sinus disorders
Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery

Selected Publications

Lee RJ, Xiong G, Kofonow JM, Chen B, Lysenko A, Jiang P, Abraham V, Doghramji L, Adappa ND, Palmer JN, Kennedy DW, Beauchamp GK, Paschalis-Thomas D, Ischriopoulos H, Kriendler JL, Reed DR, Cohen NA: T2R38 taste receptor polymorphisms underlie susceptibility to upper respiratory infection. J Clin Invest Oct 2012 Notes: in press.

Xiong G, Zhang L, Mojsilovic-Petrovic J, Arroyo E, Elkind J, Kundu S, Johnson B, Smith CJ, Cohen NA, Grady SM, Cohen AS: GABA and Glutamate are not colocalized in mossy fiber terminals of developing rodent hippocampus. Brain Res. Sept 2012 Notes: in press.

Zhao KQ, Cowan AT, Lee RJ, Goldstein N, Droguett K, Chen B, Zheng C, Villalon M, Palmer JN, Kreindler JL, Cohen NA: Molecular modulation of airway epithelial ciliary response to sneezing. FASEB J 26(8): 3178-87, Aug 2012.

Shen, J.C., Cope, E.K., Chen, B., Leid, J.G., Cohen, N.A. : Regulation of murine sinonasal cilia function by microbial secreted factors. Int Forum of Allergy and Rhinology 2(2): 104-10, Mar-Apr 2012.

Lee, J.M., Hashmi, N., Bloom, J.D., Tamashiro, E., Doghramji, L., Sarani, B., Palmer, J.N., Cohen, N.A., Mirza, N.: Biofilm Accumulation on Endotracheal tubes Following Prolonged Intubation. J Laryngol Otol 126(3): 267-70, Mar 2012.

Fokkens WJ, Lund VJ, Mullol J, Bachert C, Alobid I, Baroody F, Cohen N, Cervin A, Douglas R, Gevaerts P, Georgalas C, Goossens H, Harvey R, Hellings P, Hopkins C, Jones N, Joos G, Kalogjera L, Kern B, Kowalski M, Price D, Riechelmann H, Schlosser R, Senior B, Thomas M, Toskala E, Voegels R, Wang DY, Wormald PJ: European position paper on rhinosinusitis and nasal polyps 2012. Rhinology 50(1-2): 1-12, Mar 2012.

Shen JC, Chen B, Cohen NA: Keratinocyte chemoattractant (Interleukin-8) regulation of sinonasal cilia function in a murine model. Int. Forum Allergy Rhinol 2(1): 76-9, Jan-Feb 2012.

Zhao K-Q., Xiong, G., Wilber, M., Cohen, N.A., Kreindler, J.L. : A role for two-pore K+ channels in modulating Na+ absorption and Cl- secretion in normal human bronchial epithelial cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 302(1): L4-L12, 2012.

Bloom JD, Bleier BS, Goldstein SA, Carniol PJ, Palmer JN, Cohen NA. : Laser Facial Nerve Welding in a Rabbit Model. Arch Facial Plast Surg 14(1): 52-58, 2012.

Antunes MB, Chi JJ, Liu Z, Goldstein-Daruech N, Palmer J, Zhu J, Cohen NA: Molecular Basis of Tobacco Induced Bacterial Biofilms: an in vitro study. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2012 Notes: in press.

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