Raghu Chivukula, MD, PhD
Raghu Chivukula, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Surgery, Harvard Medical School
Attending Physician, Massachusetts General Hospital
Group Leader, Center for Genomic Medicine
Departments, Centers, & Programs:
- MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
- Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
American Board Certifications
- Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
- Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
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The Chivukula Laboratory is housed within the Center for Genomic Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chivukula's prior work has elucidated novel in vivo roles for microRNAs in mammalian tissue regeneration and cancer and has revealed the basis for a previously undescribed form of human lung disease caused by short airway cilia. The lab is currently focused on understanding how these and Mendelian genetic disorders dysregulate subcellular compartments to cause disease.
Dr. Chivukula's research has been recognized with the Michael A. Shanoff Award, selection to Forbes Magazine ?30 Under 30?, selection as a fellow of the Parker B. Francis Foundation, the Burroughs Wellcome Career Award for Medical Scientists, and the ASCI Young Physician-Scientist Award.
Chivukula RR*, [?] Alkuraya FS*, Sabatini DM. A human ciliopathy reveals essential functions for NEK10 in airway mucociliary clearance. Nature Medicine. 26(2), 244-251 (2020). *corresponding
Chivukula RR, Maley JH, Dudzinski DM, Hibbert, KA, Hardin, CC. Evidence-based management of the critically ill adult with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Journal of Intensive Care Medicine. 10.1177/0885066620969132 (2020).
Taylor MS*, Chivukula RR*, [...] Kradin RL. Delayed alveolar epithelialization: a distinct pathology in diffuse acute lung injury. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 197, 522?524
(2018). *equal contribution
Chivukula RR*, Shi G*, [...] Mendell JT. An essential mesenchymal function for miR-143/145 in intestinal epithelial regeneration. Cell 157, 1104-16 (2014). *equal contribution
Kota J, Chivukula RR, [...] Mendell JT. Therapeutic microRNA delivery suppresses tumorigenesis in a murine liver cancer model. Cell 137, 1005?1017 (2009).