Sean Forsythe, MD

Medicine

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Professor
Division Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical Director, 2ICU, Medical Director, Intensive Care Units - All, RML Program Director, Faculty/Fellow Administration

Languages Spoken

English

Clinical Expertise

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Critical Care
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Lung Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis

About Dr. Forsythe

Interests
Running, Outdoor Activities, Dogs

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center - Internal Medicine: General
Fellowship
University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics - Pulmonary Medicine

Board Certification

Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty

Research

  • Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased rejection and infections after lung transplantation. Lowery, E. M.; Bemiss, B.; Cascino, T.; Durazo-Arvizu, R. A.; Forsythe, S. M.; Alex, C.; Laghi, F.; Love, R. B.; Camacho, P., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Implementing computerized provider order entry with an existing clinical information system. Barron, W. M.; Reed, R. L.; Forsythe, S.; Hecht, D.; Glen, J.; Murphy, B.; Lach, R.; Flores, S.; Tu, J.; Concklin, M., Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety
  • Information technology. Implementing computerized provider order entry with an existing clinical information system Barron, W. M.; Reed, R. L.; Forsythe, S.; Hecht, D.; Glen, J.; Murphy, B.; Lach, R.; Flores, S.; Tu, J.; Concklin, M., Joint Commission Journal on Quality & Patient Safety
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  • Retrospective utility of bronchoscopy after hematopoietic stem cell transplant. Hofmeister, C. C.; Czerlanis, C.; Forsythe, S.; Stiff, P. J., Bone marrow transplantation
  • Phophatidylinositol-3 kinase/mammalian target of rapamycin/p70S6K regulates contractile protein accumulation in airway myocyte differentiation. Halayko, A. J.; Kartha, S.; Stelmack, G. L.; McConville, J.; Tam, J.; Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Forsythe, S. M.; Hershenson, M. B.; Solway, J., American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Sequence variation in the promoter region of the cholinergic receptor muscarinic 3 gene and asthma and atopy. Donfack, J.; Kogut, P.; Forsythe, S.; Solway, J.; Ober, C., Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology
  • The RhoA/Rho kinase pathway regulates nuclear localization of serum response factor. Liu, H. W.; Halayko, A. J.; Fernandes, D. J.; Harmon, G. S.; McCauley, J. A.; Kocieniewski, P.; McConville, J.; Fu, Y.; Forsythe, S. M.; Kogut, P.; Bellam, S.; Dowell, M.; Churchill, J.; Lesso, H.; Kassiri, K.; Mitchell, R. W.; Hershenson, M. B.; Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Solway, J., American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Structure and transcription of the human m3 muscarinic receptor gene. Forsythe, S. M.; Kogut, P. C.; McConville, J. F.; Fu, Y.; McCauley, J. A.; Halayko, A. J.; Liu, H. W.; Kao, A.; Fernandes, D. J.; Bellam, S.; Fuchs, E.; Sinha, S.; Bell, G. I.; Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Solway, J., American Journal of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology
  • Fas cross-linking induces apoptosis in human airway smooth muscle cells. Hamann, K. J.; Vieira, J. E.; Halayko, A. J.; Dorscheid, D.; White, S. R.; Forsythe, S. M.; Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Rabe, K. F.; Solway, J., American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular & Molecular Physiology
  • Mutagenesis analysis of human SM22: characterization of actin binding. Fu, Y.; Liu, H. W.; Forsythe, S. M.; Kogut, P.; McConville, J. F.; Halayko, A. J.; Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Solway, J., Journal of applied physiology
  • Physiological control of smooth muscle-specific gene expression through regulated nuclear translocation of serum response factor. Camoretti-Mercado, B.; Liu, H. W.; Halayko, A. J.; Forsythe, S. M.; Kyle, J. W.; Li, B.; Fu, Y.; McConville, J.; Kogut, P.; Vieira, J. E.; Patel, N. M.; Hershenson, M. B.; Fuchs, E.; Sinha, S.; Miano, J. M.; Parmacek, M. S.; Burkhardt, J. K.; Solway, J., Journal of Biological Chemistry