$$ Rashmin Chandulal Savani, MD Division Director at Children's Health Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center


UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal
Languages Spoken: English,
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

University of Sheffield (1982)


Peterborough District Hospital (1984), Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Sheffield (1983), General Surgery


Duke University School of Medicine (1987), Pediatrics


University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine (1994), Cell and Molecular Biology
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (1991), Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • Hyaluronan

Selected Publications

  • Hormonal regulation of alveolarization: structure-function correlation., Garber SJ, Foley JP, Godinez RI, Godinez MH, Gow AJ, Savani RC Respiratory Research 2006 7/1 47
  • Loss of PECAM-1 function impairs lung alveolarization., DeLisser, Helmke, Cao, Pooler, Taichman, Fehrenbach, Zaman, Cui, Mohan, Baldwin, Davis, Savani J. Biol. Chem 2006 28/13 8724-8731
  • Surfactant Composition and Function in a Primate Model of Infant Chronic Lung Disease: Effects of Inhaled Nitric Oxide., Ballard PI, Gonazles, LW, Godinez, RI, Godinez MH, Savani RC, McCurnin DC, Gibson LL, Yoder BA, Kerecman JD, Brubb PH, Shaul PW Pediatric Research 2005 59/1 157-162
  • Alveolar Surfactant Protein D Content Modulates Bleomycin Induced Lung Injury, Casey, Kaplan, Atochina, Gow, Kadire, Tomer, Fisher, Hawgood, Savani, Beers. Am. J. Respir. Crit Care Med. 2005 172/7 869-877
  • Expression and role of the hyaluronan receptor RHAMM in Inflammation after bleomycin injury, Zaman A, Cui Z, Foley JP, Grimm PC, DeLisser HM, Savani RC Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2005 33 447-454

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • Member, American Pediatric Society
  • Member, American Physiological Society
  • Member, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Member, The International Society for Hyaluronan Science

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Honorary Masters of Arts - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2002)
  • Young Investigator Award, Perinatal Pediatrics - American Academy of Pediatrics (1998)
  • Young Investigator Award, Basic Science - Eastern Society for Pediatric Research (1997)