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.
M.D. (Medicine)
Johns Hopkins University , 1998.
Ph.D. (Neuroscience)
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

Upper airway mucosal innate immunity
Airway taste receptors
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

Douglas, J.E., Saunders, C.J., Reed, D.R., Cohen, N.A. : A role for airway taste receptor modulation in the treatment of upper respiratory infections. Expert Rev Respir Med. 10(2): 157-70, Feb 2016.

Schwartz, J.S., Tajudeen, B.A., Cohen, N.A. : Medical Management of Chronic Rhinosinusitis - an update. Expert Rev Clin Pharmacol. Feb 2016.

Adappa, N.D., Farquhar, D., Palmer, J.N., Kennedy, D.W., Doghramji, L., Morris, S.A., Owens, D., Mansfield, C., Lysenko, A., Lee, R.J., Cowart, B.J., Reed, D.R., Cohen, N.A.: TAS2R38 genotype predicts surgical outcome in nonpolypoid chronic rhinosinusitis. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 6(1): 25-33. Jan 2016.

Adappa, N.D., Workman, A.D., Hadjiliadis, D., Dorgan, D.J., Frame, D., Brooks, S., Doghramji, L., Palmer, J.N., Mansfield, C., Reed, D.R., Cohen, N.A.: T2R38 genotype is correlated with sinonasal quality of life in homozygous ΔF508 cystic fibrosis patients. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol 2016.

Lee, R.J., Cohen, N.A.: Bitter Taste Bodyguards. Scientific American 314(2): 38-43, 2016.

Stevens, W.W., Lee, R.J., Schleimer, R.P., Cohen, N.A.: Chronic rhinosinusitis pathogenesis. J Allergy Clin Immunol 136(6): 1442-53, Dec 2015.

Zhao, K., Craig, J.R., Cohen, N.A., Adappa, N.D., Khalili, S., Palmer, J.N.: Sinus irrigations before and after surgery-Visualization through computational fluid dynamics simulations. Laryngoscope Oct 2015.

Yuan, F., Xiong, G., Cohen, N.A., Cohen, A.S.: Optimized Protocol of Methanol Treatment for Immunofluorescent Staining in Fixed Brain Slices. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol Oct 2015.

Hatten, K.M., Palmer, J.N., Lee, R.J., Adappa, N.D., Kennedy, D.W., Cohen, N.A.: Corticosteroid Use Does Not Alter Nasal Mucus Glucose in Chronic Rhinosinusitis. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 152(6): 1140-4, Mar 2015.

Xiong, G., Redding, K., Chen, B., Cohen, A.S., Cohen, N.A.: Non-specific Immunostaining by a Rabbit Antibody against Gustducin α Subunit in Mouse Brain. J Histochem Cytochem 63(2): 79-87, 2015.

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