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Mustafa Mir-Kasimov, M.D.

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Languages

  • English
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-7806
University Hospital
Pulmonary, Clinic 3
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Mustafa Mir-Kasimov, MD, is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and VA Medical Center.

Dr. Mir-Kasimov received his Medical Degree from Moscow Medical Academy, Russia in 1996. After three years of research and training at the Department of Vascular Surgery of Moscow Medical Academy he continued his further post-graduate education in the United States. He completed residencies in both Family and Internal Medicine at Carilion Medical Systems affiliated with the University of Virginia in Roanoke, VA in 2005. He went on to his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Utah, which he completed in 2009.

Upon completion of his fellowship he joined the faculty as a Visiting Instructor at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Mir-Kasimov is board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

His research interests include alveolar epithelium, its interaction with innate and adaptive immunity, and the role this interaction plays in acute lung injury, lung repair and fibrosis; pulmonary macrophage biology, macrophage polarization and its role in the development of pulmonary fibrosis.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pulmonary
Board Certification American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Pulm Diseases)

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Academic Divisions Pulmonary
Board Certification American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Pulm Diseases)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-7806 University Hospital
Pulmonary
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Mustafa Mir-Kasimov, MD, is a Visiting Instructor at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine and VA Medical Center.

Dr. Mir-Kasimov received his Medical Degree from Moscow Medical Academy, Russia in 1996. After three years of research and training at the Department of Vascular Surgery of Moscow Medical Academy he continued his further post-graduate education in the United States. He completed residencies in both Family and Internal Medicine at Carilion Medical Systems affiliated with the University of Virginia in Roanoke, VA in 2005. He went on to his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship at the University of Utah, which he completed in 2009.

Upon completion of his fellowship he joined the faculty as a Visiting Instructor at the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Mir-Kasimov is board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.

His research interests include alveolar epithelium, its interaction with innate and adaptive immunity, and the role this interaction plays in acute lung injury, lung repair and fibrosis.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University of Utah, Pulmonary
Critical Care
Fellow
Residency Carilion/University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem Internal
Medicine Program
Resident
Residency Carilion Medical Systems Family Medicine
Resident
Research Fellow Moscow Medical Academy, Department of Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Junior Research Fellow
Internship Moscow Medical Academy
General Surgery
Intern
Professional Medical Moscow Medical Academy, Russian Federation
Medicine
M.D.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Sturrock A, Baker JA, Mir-Kasimov M, Paine R 3rd (2015). Contrasting effects of hyperoxia on GM-CSF gene transcription in alveolar epithelial cells and T cells.LID - 10.14814/phy2.12324 [doi]LID - e12324 [pii]. Physiol Rep, 3(3).
  2. Sturrock A, Mir-Kasimov M, Baker J, Rowley J, Paine R 3rd (2014). Key role of microRNA in the regulation of granulocyte macrophage colony-stimulating factor expression in murine alveolar epithelial cells during oxidative stress. J Biol Chem, 289(7), 4095-105.
  3. Sturrock A, Seedahmed E, Mir-Kasimov M, Boltax J, McManus ML, Paine R 3rd (2012). GM-CSF provides autocrine protection for murine alveolar epithelial cells from oxidant-induced mitochondrial injury. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 302(3), L343-51.
  4. Mir-Kasimov M, Sturrock A, McManus M, Paine R 3rd (2012). Effect of alveolar epithelial cell plasticity on the regulation of GM-CSF expression. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 302(6), L504-11.
  5. Sturrock A, Vollbrecht T, Mir-Kasimov M, McManus M, Wilcoxen SE, Paine R 3rd (2010). Mechanisms of suppression of alveolar epithelial cell GM-CSF expression in the setting of hyperoxic stress. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 298(3), L446-53.

Poster

  1. Mir-Kasimov M, Sturrock A, Baker J, Paine R (5/2014). Pulmonary Macrophage Polarization and its Role in PUlmonary Fibrosis in Two Contrasting Murine Lung Injury Models. Poster session presented at American Thoracic Society Conference, San Diego.
  2. Mir-Kasimov M, Sturrock A, McManus ML, Paine III R (2009). Homeostatic Regulation of Alveolar Epithelial Cell Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor in the Mouse. Poster session presented at ATS Meeting, San Diego.

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