Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Judd Landsberg, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor

Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit - VASDHS

Associate Program Director, PCCM Fellowship

 

CLINICAL INTERESTS:

  1. Medical Education
  2. Delivery of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine to Veterans

 

INVESTIGATIVE INTERESTS:

  1. Biomarkers for the diagnosis of Sepsis and Pneumonia
  2. Research bronchoscopy
  3. Pulmonary vascular disease

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Landsberg, J.W. and J.X. Yuan, Molecular mechanisms involved in severe pulmonary hypertension: New insights into pathogenesis and potential therapeutic approaches. Council on Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care. Fall Newsletter 23(2), 2002.
  2. Yu Y., Sweeney M., Zhang S., Platoshyn O., Landsberg J.W., Rothman A., Yuan J.X., PDGF stimulates  pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation by upregulating TRPC6 expression. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol 284(2):C316-30, 2003.
  3. Landsberg J.W., Yuan J.X. Calcium and TRP channels in pulmonary vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation. News Physiol Sci 19:44-50, 2004.
  4. Kunichika N, Landsberg J.W., Yu Y., Kunichika H., Thistlethwaite P.A., Rubin L.J., Yuan J.X.  Bosentan inhibits transient receptor potential channel expression in pulmonary vascular myocytes. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170(10):1101-7, 2004.
  5. Yu Y., Fantozzi I., Remillard C.V., Landsberg J.W., Kunichika N., Platoshyn O., Tigno D.D.,Thistlethwaite P.A., Rubin L.J., Yuan J.X. Enhanced expression of transient receptor potential channels in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension. Proc Natl Acad Sci 101(38):13861-6, 2004.
  6. Landsberg, J.W., Aspergillus Lung Disease, Manual of Clinical Problems in Pulmonary Medicine, Sixth Edition, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, May 2005.
  7. Ying Yu, Nivruthi Vangala, Judd W. Landsberg, Ann Nicholson, Lewis J. Rubin, and Jason X.-J. Yuan. A Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism (-254 C to G) in the TRPC6 Gene is Associated with Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (in submission June 6, 2007).
  8. Maisel A, Mueller C, Nowak R, Peacock WF, Landsberg JW, Ponikowski P, Mockel M, Hogan C, Wu AH, Richards M, Clopton P, Filippatos GS, Di Somma S, Anand I, Ng L, Daniels LB, Neath SX, Christenson R, Potocki M, McCord J, Terracciano G, Kremastinos D, Hartmann O, von Haehling S, Bergmann A, Morgenthaler NG, Anker SD. Mid-region pro-hormone markers for diagnosis and prognosis in acute dyspnea: results from the BACH (Biomarkers in Acute Heart Failure) trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 11;55(19):2062-76, May 2010.
  9. Landsberg, JW, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Related to Other Disorders, Textbook of Pulmonary Vascular Disease, Yuan, J.X.-J.; Garcia, J.G.N.; Hales, C.A.; Rich, S.; Archer, S.L.; West, J.B. (Eds.)1st Edition., 2010, XXXIV, 1500 p.
  10. Maisel A, Neath SX, Landsberg JW, Mueller C, Nowak RM, Peacock WF, Ponikowski P, Möckel M, Hogan C, Wu AH, Richards M, Clopton P, Filippatos GS, Di Somma S, Anand I, Ng LL, Daniels LB, Christenson RH, Potocki M, McCord J, Terracciano G, Hartmann O, Bergmann A, Morgenthaler NG, Anker SD. Use of procalcitonin for the diagnosis of pneumonia in patients presenting with a chief complaint of dyspnoea: results from the BACH (Biomarkers in Acute Heart Failure) trial. Eur J Heart Fail.;14(3):278-86. March 2012

ACADEMIC AWARDS

  • 2000      Betsy Winters Housestaff Teaching Award, Yale University School of                 Medicine
  • 2007      Department of Medicine’s Chief Resident’s Teaching Award, UCSD                 School of Medicine
  • 2008      Department of Medicine's Graduating House Staff Teaching Award
  • 2008      Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care's Athena Award
  • 2007-2008   Distinguished Attending Physician
    • 2009      Department of Medicine’s Housestaff Teaching Award, U.C. San Diego                School of Medicine
  • 2010       Department of Medicine’s Housestaff Teaching Award, U.C. San Diego                 School of Medicine
  • 2011       Department of Medicine’s Housestaff Teaching Award, U.C. San Diego                 School of Medicine
  • 2012       Department of Medicine’s Housestaff Teaching Award, U.C. San Diego                 School of Medicine
  • 2012       Kaiser "Excellence in Teaching" Award, Graduating Class, U.C. San                 Diego School of Medicine

PubMed:

Board Certified:

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine

San Diego Magazine's "Top Doc' in two specialties: Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Landsberg, contact the VA San Diego at
858-522-8585, ext. 7340.

To contact Dr. Judd Landsberg:  jlandsberg@ucsd.edu