Rashmin Chandulal Savani, MD $$


Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center
Division Director at Children's Health

Languages Spoken:


UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatrics/Neonatal-Perinatal
  • Research Interests

    • Hyaluronan
  • 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

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