Marco Mura, MD, PhD
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Respirology. Associate Professor of Medicine
London Health Science Centre. St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre
AREA OF RESEARCH
Translational research in interstitial lung disease to identify new biomarkers, diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets.
Prognostic models in fibrosing interstitial lung disease to improve clinical decision making.
MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVER
Established a tertiary regional referral centre for interstitial lung disease in South West Ontario.
Coordinated 72 successful lung transplants for our patients, with waitlist mortality nearing zero.
Identified an inexpensive diagnostic and prognostic marker of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, p16.
Developed a fibrosing interstitial lung disease lung tissue bank at Western.
Developed a multi-dimensional staging system for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, the RIsk Stratification scorE (RISE).