Penn Cardiovascular Institute

Penn Cardiovascular Institute Research Directory

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Lance B. Becker, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine
Department: Emergency Medicine

Contact information
Center for Resuscitation Science
Translational Research Laboratories
125 South 31st Street
Suite 1206
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3403
Office: 215-746-3625
Fax: 215-746-1224
Education:
BGS (General Studies)
University of Michigan, 1975.
MA (Biochemistry)
University of Illinois, 1977.
MD (Medicine)
University of Illinois School of Medicine, 1981.
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Description of CVI Expertise

Director, Penn Center for Resuscitation Science

CVI Program Unit(s):
Myocyte Biology / Heart Failure
Biotechnology / Nanomedicine / Imaging

CVI Research Description:
Cardiac arrest and resuscitation, reperfusion injury, mitochondrial
dysfunction, cardiomyocyte models of ischemia reperfusion, translational
research.

Selected Publications

Joshua W. Lampe, George Bratinov, Theodore Weiland, Josiah D. Garcia, Uday Illindala, Lance B. Becker: High Volume Femoral Vein Infusion Significantly Icreases EtCO2 During Prolonged CPR. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(329), 141, November 2013.

Youngquist ST, Bartos JA, Matsuura TR, Sarraf M, Houang EM, Segal N, Caldwell EC, Becker LB, Lurie KG, Bates FS, Metzger JM, Yannopoulos D. : Bundled Post-Conditioning Therapy Improves Hemodynamics and Post-Resuscitation Cardiac Function When Administered During the Metabolic Phase of Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(10), 31, November 2013.

Perman SM, Grossestreuter AV, Gaieski DF, Abella BS, Merchant RM, Becker LB. : Gender Disparities in the Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia After Cardiac Arrest: An Analysis From the Penn Alliance for Therapeutic Hypothermia (PATH) Registry. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX.(335), 144, November 2013.

Sarraf M, Matsuura TR, Bartos JA, Youngquist ST, Houang EM, Segal N, Caldwell EC, Becker LB, Lurie KG, Bates FS, Metzger JM, Yannopoulos D. : Bundle Therapy at the Initiation of CPR with Poloxamer 188, Ischemic Postconditioning and Sevoflurane Leads to Cerebral Recover and Myocardial Protection After 17 minutes of Untreated Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX.(110), 56, November 2013.

Joshua Lampe, George Bratinov, Theodore Weiland, Josiah D. Garcia, Lance B. Becker: Temperature Distribution During Hypothermia Induction Depends on Cooling Method and Blood Flow. Resusciation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(326), 140, November 2013.

Joshua W. Lampe, Tai Yin, George Bratinov, Josiah Garcia, Theodore Weiland, Christopher L. Kaufman, Lance B. Becker: Importance of Release Velocity for Improved Hemodynamic Power at Varying Chest Compression Depths. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(144), 69, November 2013.

Joshua W. Lampe, Tai Yin, Josiah D. Garcia, George Bratinov, Theodore Weiland, Christopher L. Kaufman, Lance B. Becker: Relationship Between End Tidal CO2 and Hemodynamic Flow in a Swine Model of Prolonged Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(142), 68, November 2013.

Joshua W. Lampe, Mary A. Selak, Tong Da, Wei Zhang, Ming Yin, Chih-Hsien Wang, Meagan J. McManus, Douglas C. Wallace, Lance B. Becker: Impaired Mitochondrial Function Following The Metabolic Phase of Cardiac Arrest and Resuscitation: Differences in Tissue Vulnerability, Site and Severity Dysfunction. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(327), 141, November 2013.

Joshua W. Lampe, Tai Yin, George Bratinov, Josiah D. Garcia, Theodore Weiland, Christopher L. Kaufman, lance B. Becker: Impact of Chest Compression Quality and Positive Pressure Ventilation on Central Venous and Arterial Hemodynamics During Cardiac Arrest. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(143), 69, November 2013.

Joshua W. Lampe, Tong Da, Mary A. Selak, Meagan J. McManus, Douglas C. Wallace, Lance B. Becker: Critical Role for intramitochondrial NADPH Generation for Survival after Cardiac Arrest: Studies in the Nicotinamide Nucleotide Transhydrogenase Deficit Mouse. Resuscitation Science Symposium, Dallas, TX(328), 141, November 2013.

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Last updated: 03/12/2014
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