Sunita Kumar
  • Associate Professor
  • Fellowship Program Director, Pulmonary/Critical Care
  • Medical Director, Sleep Program
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Lung Disease, Sleep Disorders, Sleep Apnea, Asthma, COPD, Narcolepsy, Parasomnias, Restless Legs Syndrome, Interstitial Lung Disease, Critical Care, Interventional Pulmonology
Board Certifications
  • Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Sleep Medicine

An aspartyl cathepsin, CTH3, is essential for proprotein processing during secretory granule maturation in Tetrahymena thermophilaKumar,S.; Briguglio,J. S.; Turkewitz,A. P.Molecular biology of the cell 2014 ; ( ):

NF-kappaB mediated miR-26a regulation in cardiac fibrosisWei,C.; Kim,I. K.; Kumar,S.; Jayasinghe,S.; Hong,N.; Castoldi,G.; Catalucci,D.; Jones,W. K.; Gupta,S.Journal of cellular physiology 2013 ;228(7):1433-1442

Obstructive sleep apnea in general surgery patients: is it more common than we think?Kulkarni,G. V.; Horst,A.; Eberhardt,J. M.; Kumar,S.; Sarker,S.American Journal of Surgery 2013 ; ( ):

Salvage Second Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in MyelomaMichaelis,L. C.; Saad,A.; Zhong,X.; Le-Rademacher,J.; Freytes,C. O.; Marks,D. I.; Lazarus,H. M.; Bird,J. M.; Holmberg,L.; Kamble,R. T.; Kumar,S.; Lill,M.; Meehan,K. R.; Saber,W.; Schriber,J.; Tay,J.; Vogl,D. T.; Wirk,B.; Savani,B. N.; Gale,R. P.; Vesole,D. H.; Schiller,G. J.; Abidi,M.; Anderson,K. C.; Nishihori,T.; Kalaycio,M. E.; Vose,J. M.; Moreb,J. S.; Drobyski,W.; Munker,R.; Roy,V.; Ghobadi,A.; Holland,H. K.; Nath,R.; To,L. B.; Maiolino,A.; Kassim,A. A.; Giralt,S. A.; Landau,H.; Schouten,H. C.; Maziarz,R. T.; Michael,J.; Kindwall-Keller,T.; Stiff,P. J.; Gibson,J.; Lonial,S.; Krishnan,A.; Dispenzieri,A.; Hari,P.; Plasma Cell Disorders Working Committee of the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant ResearchBiology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation 2013 ;19(5):760-766

Cardiac-specific genetic inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB prevents right ventricular hypertrophy induced by monocrotalineKumar,S.; Wei,C.; Thomas,C. M.; Kim,I. K.; Seqqat,R.; Kumar,R.; Baker,K. M.; Jones,W. K.; Gupta,S.American journal of physiology.Heart and circulatory physiology 2012 ;302(8):H1655-66

Inhibition of amyloid-beta-induced neurotoxicity and apoptosis by moderate ethanol preconditioning.Belmadani,A.; Kumar,S.; Schipma,M.; Collins,M. A.; Neafsey,E. J.Neuroreport 2004 ;15(13):2093-2096

Immunogenicity and efficacy in aotus monkeys of four recombinant Plasmodium falciparum vaccines in multiple adjuvant formulations based on the 19-kilodalton C terminus of merozoite surface protein 1Kumar,S.; Collins,W.; Egan,A.; Yadava,A.; Garraud,O.; Blackman,M. J.; Guevara-Patino,J. A.; Diggs,C.; Kaslow,D. C.INFECTION AND IMMUNITY 2000 ;68(4):2215-2223

Medical School
  • Lady Hardinge Medical College & Hospital
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Internal Medicine: General
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Gardening
  • Running
  • Travel