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Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD

Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

2608 North 179th Street
Omaha, NE 68116

Phone: 312-636-8872

Member Since: 2013

Member Status: Fellow



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    About Ruxana T. Sadikot, MD

    Dr. Sadikot graduated from the Bombay University with Medical Doctorate following which she continued her medical training in England, Great Britain where she received the prestigious Membership of Royal College of Physicians (MRCP) in 1992 from London, United Kingdom. She then trained in respiratory medicine at Yorkshire Health Authority in the U.K following which she moved to the U.S. She completed a fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Vanderbilt University in Nashville TN in 2001 following which she was appointed as an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care. After four years she was recruited to the University of Illinois in Chicago where she served as the associate program director for pulmonary and critical care fellowship and was tenured and promoted to the rank of Associate Professor. In September 2012 she joined the University of Florida where she served as the section chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine for the Malcom Randall VA Hospital and was promoted to the rank of Professor of Medicine with tenure. In June 2014 Dr. Sadikot was recruited to the Emory University as Professor of Medicine and serves as the section chief of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine at the Atlanta VAMC.

    Dr. Sadikot' s research career has focused on defining the lung immune response and mechanism of lung injury. In particular her research is focused on defining the role of lipid mediators (prostaglandins), PPARgamma, superimmunoglobulin receptor TREM-1 and mitochondrial function in resistant infections such as P.aeruginosa. She has published extensively on these topics in high impact peer reviewed journals and book chapters. Dr. Sadikot is funded by the Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institute of Health, CF foundation and industry. She serves on the editorial board of Clinical Respiratory Medicine, Biomedical Research International and is a senior editorial board member for Nature Scientific Report. Through her career, Dr. Sadikot has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching, patient care and research. Dr. Sadikot was elected as a Member of the SSCI in 2014. She received the prestigious Senior Mentor Award for Junior faculty from SSCI in 2019. Dr. Sadikot has mentored several graduate students, residents, post- doctoral fellows and junior faculty through her career.


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