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Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

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4.7 out of 5

89 Ratings
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Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

General Pulmonary Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension

Contact Information

Department: 336-716-2011

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Education & Training

  • B.S., Albright College , 1990
  • M.D., Jefferson Medical College , 1994
  • Internship, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1995
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1997
  • Residency, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 1998
  • Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson Univ Hsp, 2002

NPI Number

  • 1346223484
Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

89 Ratings
1 Comments

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Research Interests

vascular diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-713-7519 | Department: 336-716-2011

Recent Publications

Hastie AT, Moore WC, Li H, Rector BM, Ortega VE, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. Biomarker surrogates do not accurately predict sputum eosinophil and neutrophil percentages in asthmatic subjects. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132(1):72-80.

Peters SP, Bleecker ER, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Craig T, Denlinger LC, Engle LL, Dimango EA, Israel E, Kraft M, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF Jr,. Predictors of response to tiotropium versus salmeterol in asthmatic adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013;132(5):1068-1074.

Hartman JM, Caldwell JW, Pascual RM, Peters SP. Asthma treatment In: Adelman DC, Casale TB, Corren J, eds. Manual of allergy and immunology. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2012: 150-172.

Bellinger C, Pascual R, Krings J, Smith R, Burmudez R, Peters SP, Bleecker ER, Moore WC. Similar decrements in FEV1 and FVC in not severe and severe asthma subjects following investigative bronchoscopy [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;185(Meeting Abstracts):A4178.

Hastie AT, Moore WC, Li H, Rector BM, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. Blood eosinophils, exhaled nitric oxide, and IGE do not accurately predict sputum eosinophils [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012;185(Meeting Abstracts):A3926.

Bellinger C, Bowers B, Pascual R, Chin R Jr, Moore W, Conforti J. Bronchoscopy in patients with asthma. Clin Pulm Med. 2012;19(1):1-4.

Calhoun WJ, Ameredes BT, King TS, Icitovic N, Bleecker ER, Castro M, Cherniack RM, Chinchilli VM, Craig T, Denlinger L, DiMango EA, Engle LL, Fahy JV, Grant JA, Israel E, Jarjour N, Kazani SD, Kraft M, Kunselman SJ, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF,. Comparison of physician-, biomarker-, and symptom-based strategies for adjustment of inhaled corticosteroid therapy in adults with asthma: the BASALT randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2012;308(10):987-997.

Wahla AS, Pascual R, Rafeq Z, Joseph J. Retrospective look at change in brain natriuretic peptide values in ambulatory patients with chronic heart failure. J Ayub Med Coll Abbottabad. 2012;24(2):3-6.

Yan H, Deshpande DA, Misior AM, Miles MC, Saxena H, Riemer EC, Pascual RM, Panettieri RA, Penn RB. Anti-mitogenic effects of beta-agonists and PGE2 on airway smooth muscle are PKA dependent. FASEB J. 2011;25(1):389-397.

Pascual RM, Breit JS. Mechanical ventilation in obstructive lung disease In: Truwit JD, Epstein SK, eds. A practical guide to mechanical ventilation. Chichester (UK): Wiley-Blackwell;2011: 195-203.

Moore WC, Evans MD, Bleecker ER, Busse WW, Calhoun WJ, Castro M, Chung KF, Erzurum SC, Pascual RM, Peters SP, et al. Safety of investigative bronchoscopy in the Severe Asthma Research Program. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2011;128(2):328-336.

Pascual RM, Peters SP. Asthma. Med Clin North Am. 2011;95(6):1115-1124.

Hawkins GA, Robinson MB, Moore W, Hastie A, Pascual RM, Peters SP, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. Correlation of serum IL6 with lung function and phenotypic asthma clusters: data from the Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183(Meeting Abstracts):A6169.

Robinson MB, Deshpande DA, Pascual RM, Panettieri RA, Penn R, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, Hawkins GA. IL6 signaling in human airway smooth muscle (hasm): distinct signaling effected by the soluble IL6 receptor and functional consequences [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011;183():A2074.

Moore WC, Pascual RM. Update in asthma 2009. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(11):1181-1187.

Pascual R. Interferon gamma receptor beta chain (IFNGR2) polymorphisms are associated with FEV1 and FVC in Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) asthmatics [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1071.

Slager RE, Pascual RM, Moore WC, Hawkins GA, Peters SP, Meyers D, Bleecker ER. GATA3 polymorphisms are predictors of steroid use and atopic asthma in the Severe Asthma Research Program [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1301.

Ortega VE, Liggett SB, Pascual R, Diallo A, Moore WC, Meyers D, Bleecker ER, Hawkins GA. Epigenetics of the beta2-adrenergic receptor gene [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A1306.

Pascual RM, Moore WC, Peters SP, Li H, Wenzel SE, Meyers DA, Weiss ST, Litonjua AA, Bleecker ER. Serum vitamin D levels are inversely correlated with FEV1 and FVC in asthma [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010;181(1 Meeting Abstracts):A6800.

Pascual RM, Bleecker ER. Pharmacogenetics of asthma. Curr Opin Pharmacol. 2010;10(3):226-235.

Peters SP, Kunselman SJ, Icitovic N, Moore WC, Pascual R, Ameredes BT, Boushey HA, Calhoun WJ, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER, et al. Tiotropium bromide step-up therapy for adults with uncontrolled asthma. N Engl J Med. 2010;363(18):1715-1726.

Pascual RM, Peters SP. Management of chronic asthma: in adults In: Barnes P, Drazen J, Rennard S, Thomson N, eds. Asthma and COPD: basic mechanisms and clinical management. 2nd ed. Boston (MA): Elsevier/Academic Press;2009: 763-774.

Misior AM, Deshpande DA, Loza MJ, Pascual RM, Hipp JD, Penn RB. Glucocorticoid- and protein kinase A-dependent transcriptome regulation in airway smooth muscle. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009;41(1):24-39.

Pascual RM, Peters SP. The irreversible component of persistent asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009;124(5):883-890.

Wahla AS, Depriest KL, Pascual RM, Chin R, Conforti JF. Bronchoscopic myths and legends: safety of transbronchial lung biopsy in patients with pulmonary hypertension. Clin Pulm Med. 2009;16(5):281-283.

Pascual RM, Slager RE, Li H, Hawkins GA, Peters SP, Moore WC, Meyers DA, Bleecker ER. GATA3 polymorphisms are associated with baseline and maximal post-bronchodilator FEV1 in Severe Asthma Research Program (SARP) asthmatics [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009;179(1 Meeting Abstracts):A2449.

Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Deshpande DA, Panettieri RA, Penn RB. Mitogenic effects of cytokines on smooth muscle are critically dependent on protein kinase A and are unmasked by steroids and cyclooxygenase inhibitors. Mol Pharmacol. 2008;73(2):566-574.

Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Deshpande D, Penn RB. Protein kinase A (PKA) inhibition renders interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta) pro-mitogenic to human airway smooth muscle (ASM) cells: role of induced GPCR ligands [abstract]. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008;121(2 Suppl 1):S48.

Kong KC, Gandhi U, Martin TJ, Anz CB, Yan H, Misior AM, Pascual RM, Deshpande DA, Penn RB. Endogenous Gs-coupled receptors in smooth muscle exhibit differential susceptibility to GRK2/3-mediated desensitization. Biochemistry. 2008;47(35):9279-88.

Pascual RM, Peters SP. Management of persistent asthma in adults In: Castro M, Kraft M, eds. Clinical asthma. Philadelphia: Mosby/Elsevier;2008: 189-197.

Misior AM, Yan H, Pascual RM, Penn RB. Protein kinase A (PKA) inhibition renders interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta) pro-mitogenic to human airway smooth muscle (ASM) cells [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;175(Abstr Issue):A268.

Pascual RM, Seeds MC, Panettieri RA, Peters SP, Penn RB. Interleukin-1beta (IL-1beta)-mediated microsomal prostaglandin E2(PGE2) synthase (mPGES) induction regulates cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) and PGE2 production in human airway smooth muscle (HASM) [abstract]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007;175(Abstr Issue):A663.

Peters S, McCallister J, Pascual R. Treatment of moderate persistent asthma [topic reveiw]. UpToDate [online]. 2007;(version 15.2):.

Deshpande DA, Pascual RM, Wang S-W, Eckman DM, Riemer EC, Funk CD, Penn RB. PKC-dependent regulation of the receptor locus dominates functional consequences of cysteinyl leukotriene type 1 receptor activation. FASEB J. 2007;21(10):2335-2342.

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Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Clinical Specialties

General Pulmonary Diseases, Pulmonary Hypertension
Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy, and Immunologic Medicine

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Rodolfo M. Pascual, M.D.89 Ratings
1 Comments

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