Daniel H. Sterman

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Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia
Instructor in Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine , University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Clinical Director, Thoracic Oncology Gene Therapy Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine in Surgery , University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine
Chief, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Thoracic Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Medical Director, PENN Mesothelioma and Pleural Disease Program, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Division/Department of Medicine
833 West Gates Building
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156140984
Fax: 2156623226
Brown University, 1985.
Cornell University, 1989.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Sterman is working on an Ad.IFN-alpha gene therapy trial aimed at cancer patients with mesothelioma and metastatic pleural disease. He is also working on advanced bronchoscopic techniques for the treatment of such diseases as asthma and emphysema.

Selected Publications

Gillespie CT, Sterman DH, Cerfolio RJ, Nader D, Mulligan MS, Mularski RA, Musani AI, Kucharczuk JC, Gonzalez HX, and Springmeyer SC: Endobronchial valve treatment for prolonged air leaks of the lung; a case series. Ann Thor Surg 91(1): 270-3, Jan 2011

Lee HJ, Haas AR, Sterman DH , Solly R, Vachani A, and Gillespie CT : Pilot Randomized Study with Comparison of Two Techniques of Airway Anesthesia During Curvilinear Probe Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy (CP-EBUS). Respirology 1: 102-6, Jan 2011.

Sterman DH, Recio A, Haas AR, Vachani A, Katz SI, Gillespie CT, Cheng G, Sun J, Moon E, Pereira L, Wang X, Heitjan DF, Litzky L, June CH, Vonderheide RH, Carroll RG, Albelda SM: A phase I trial of repeated intrapleural adenoviral-mediated interferon-beta gene transfer for mesothelioma and metastatic pleural effusions. Mol Ther 18(4): 852-60, Apr 2010

Haas AR, Vachani A, Sterman DH: Advances in Diagnostic Bronchoscopy. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 182(5): 589-97, Sep 1 2010.

Bajaj NS, Watt C, Hadjiliadis D, Gillespie C, Haas AR, Pochettino A, Mendez J, Sterman DH, Schuchter LM, Christie JD, Lee JC, Ahya VN: Donor transmission of malignant melanoma in a lung transplant recipient 32 years after curative resection. Transpl Int 23(7): e26-31, Jul 2010.

Saloura V, Wang LC, Fridlender ZG, Sun J, Cheng G, Kapoor V, Sterman DH, Harty RN, Okumura A, Barber GN, Vile RG, Federspiel MJ, Russell SJ, Litzky L, Albelda SM: Evaluation of an attenuated vesicular stomatitis virus vector expressing interferon-beta for use in malignant pleural mesothelioma: heterogeneity in interferon responsiveness defines potential efficacy. Hum Gene Ther 21(1): 51-64, Jan 2010.

Lamb CR, Feller-Kopman D, Ernst A, Simoff MJ, Sterman DH, Wahidi MM, Kovitz KL: An approach to interventional pulmonary fellowship training. Chest 137(1): 195-9. 2010.

Sterman DH, Mehta AC, Wood DE, Mathur PN, McKenna RJ Jr, Ost DE, Truwit JD, Diaz P, Wahidi MM, Cerfolio R, Maxfield R, Musani AI, Gildea T, Sheski F, Machuzak M, Haas AR, Gonzalez HX, Springmeyer SC: IBV Valve US Pilot Trial Research Team. A multicenter pilot study of a bronchial valve for the treatment of severe emphysema. Respiration 79(3): 222-33, 2010.

Lee HJ, Gillespie CT, Sterman DH, Haas AR: Endobronchial ultrasound: a new horizon for the bronchoscope. Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 16(6): 337-342, November 2009.

Sakr L., Puchalski J., Gable C., Sterman DH., Shah S., Haas A.R.: Endotracheal spindle cell lipoma presenting as a chronic cough. Journal of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology 16(2): 105-107, 2009.

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