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
Department of Emergency Medicine
Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Boulevard
Suite 6024
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Office: 267-425-0050
Fax: 267-426-0978
Lab: 267-425-0051
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

Selected Publications

Weiss SL, Selak MA, Tuluc F. Perales Villarroel J, Nadkarni VM, Deutschman CS, Becker LB. : “Mitochondrial dysfunction in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in pediatric septic shock”. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 16(1), January 2015.

Sutton RM, Friess SH, Naim MY, Lampe JW, Bratinov G. Weiland TR 3rd, Garuccio M, Nadkarni VM, Becker LB, Berg RA. : “Patient-centric blood pressure-targeted cardiopulmonary resuscitation improves survival from cardiac arrest”. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 190(11): 1255-62, December 2014.

Greenberg MR, Safdar B, Choo EK, McGregor AJ, Becker LB, Cone DC. : “Future directions in sex- and gender-specific Emergency Medicine” Acad Emerg Med. 21(12): 1339-42, December 2014.

Mgbako OU, Ha YP, Ranard BL, Hypolite KA, Sellers AM, Nadkarni LD, Becker LB, Asch DA, Merchant RM. : “Defibrillation in the movies: a missed opportunity for public health education” Resuscitation 85(12): 1795-8, December 2014.

Wang H. Guan Y, Widlund AL, Becker LB, Baur JA, Reilly PM, Sims CA.: “Resveratrol ameliorates mitochondrial dysfunction but increases the risk of hypoglycemia following hemorrhagic shock” J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 77(6): 926-33, December 2014.

Merchant RM, Griffis HM, Ha YP, Kilaru AS, Sellers AM, Hershey JC, Hill SS, Kramer-Golinkoff E, Nadkarni L, Debski MM, Padrez KA, Becker LB, Ash DA. : “Hidden in plain sight: a crowdsourced public art contest to make automatic external defibrillators more visible”. Am J Public Health 104(12): 2306-12, December 2014.

Shinozaki K, Lampe JW, Wang CH, Yin T, Kim J, Oda S, Hirasawa H, Becker LB. : “Developing duel hemofiltration plus cardiopulmonary bypass in rodents”. J Surg Res. December 2014.

Kim J, Yin T, Ming Y, Zhang W, Shinozaki K, Selak MA, Pappan KL, Lampe JW, Becker LB. : “Examination of Physiological Function and Biochemical Disorders in a Rat Model of Prolonged Asphyxia-Inducted Cardiac Arrest followed by Cardio Pulmonary Bypass Resuscitation” PLOS ONE November 2014.

Paulson S, Becker LB, Parnia S, Mayer SA: "Reversing death: the miracle of modern medicine" Ann NY Acad Sci. July 2014.

Wang CH, Chou NK, Becker LB, Lin JW, YU HY, Chi NH, Hunag SC, Ko WJ, Wang SS, Tseng LJ, Lin MH, Wu IH, MA MH, Chen YS: "Improved outcome of extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest – A comparison with that for extracorporeal rescue for in-hospital cardiac arrest" Resuscitation June 2014.

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Last updated: 04/20/2015
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