Mauricio Rojas, MD

Dr. Mauricio Rojas is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh. He is also a member of the Stem Cell Research Center at the University of Pittsburgh and the Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence within the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine. Prior to this, he was the Associate Director at the Center for Translational Research in the Lung at Emory University as well as a Scholar at Emoryís McKelvey Lung Transplant Center.

Dr. Rojasís research focuses on:

  • Aging of stem cells and disease susceptibility
  • Development of anti-CXCR4 compounds to block breast cancer metastasis
  • Cell therapy for the treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome

Dr. Rojas is an Editorial Board Member of several publications, namely OA Nutrition & Dietetics, Journal of Allergy & Therapy, Stem Cell Dependent Therapies in Chronic Inflammatory Disorders, JSM Regenerative Medicine, and Chronicles of Surgery.

View Dr. Rojasí publications here.


CONTACT INFORMATION

Dr. Mauricio Rojas
Phone: 412-648-8694
Email: rojasm@upmc.edu