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Clifford J. Luke, PhD

Cliff Luke, PhD
Job Title Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
4401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-9456 Phone
412-641-1844 Fax

Education and Training

Graduate School:

1999 PhD, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK


2001 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA
2001 Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA


  • Biochemical Society (UK)


  • 2001-2004 Aaron Janoff Recipient of the Young Investigator Award, Alpha-a Foundation, Miami, FL


  • Luke CJ, Pak SC, Askew YS, Naviglia TL, Askew DJ, Nobar SM, Vetica AC, Long OS, Watkins SC, Stolz DB, Barstead R, Moulder  GL, Brömme D, Silverman GA. An intracellular serpin regulates necrosis by inhibiting the induction and sequelae of lysosomal injury. Cell 2007; 130(6):1108-1119.
  • Myerburg MM, McKenna EE, Luke CJ, Frizzell RA, Kleyman TR, Pilewski JM.  Prostasin expression is regulated by airway surface liquid volume and is increased in cystic fibrosis.  Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2008; 294(5):L932-941.
  • Silverman GA, Luke CJ, Bhatia SR, Long OS, Vetica AC, Perlmutter DH, Pak SC. Modeling molecular and cellular aspects of human disease using the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. Pediatr Res 2009; 65(1):10-18.

    View Dr. Luke's full list of publications from PubMed.
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April 7, 2015
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April 7, 2015