Michael W. Konstan, MD

Michael W. Konstan, MD

Michael W. Konstan, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Dean for Translational Research, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Director, Bryan Pulmonary Diagnostic Center

  • Primary Role: Funded CF clinical and translational research, CF program advisor, CF clinician educator
  • PI, CWRU Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland
  • Dr. Konstan was the 2013 recipient of CWRU School of Medicine's highest award, the Medal for Excellence in Health Science Innovation, for bringing new therapies to patients with CF.
  • Fellow Training Role: CF clinic preceptor, Core lecture series CF lectures
  • Academic interests: Dr. Konstan has spent his entire professional career in the care and research of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). He and his team are among the world's most innovative researchers in pediatric pulmonology, developing new treatments and leading the search for a cure for CF. He has led numerous national and international clinical trials of potentially new therapies for CF, and his seminal work has led to several therapies that are in use today, including the only recommended therapy for treating the lung inflammation in CF using high doses of ibuprofen
  • Research interests: CF therapeutic development, CF outcomes, CF translational research, inflammation
  • Faculty member at Rainbow since 1988
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